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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Roy Campanella, American, 1921 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
leather, padding, metal
Dimensions:
9 3/4 × 12 × 3 5/16 in. (24.8 × 30.5 × 8.5 cm)
Type:
gloves
Place used:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1950
Description:
A dark brown leather catcher's mitt used by Roy Campanella. The catcher's mitt lacks individual fingers and is to be worn on the left hand. The back has an adjustable strap across the top with leather strip ties strung through metal grommets around the perimeter of the glove. An opening is under the adjustable trap. The glove is heavily padded.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.30.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ad470ebc-46fc-4c6c-bf1d-c65cad42b9a1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.30.3