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Baseball signed by the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers team

Created by:
Spalding, American, founded 1876  Search this
Signed by:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Roy Campanella, American, 1921 - 1993  Search this
Joe Black, American, 1924 - 2002  Search this
Medium:
cork, rubber, wool, cotton, leather and thread
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (7 x 7 x 7 cm)
Type:
baseballs
Place depicted:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1953
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Men  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.62.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd590a87846-accf-4367-9393-1490c9478689
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.62.2
Online Media:

Umpire mask worn by Emmett Ashford

Manufactured by:
Spalding, American, founded 1876  Search this
Subject of:
Emmett Littleton Ashford, American, 1914 - 1980  Search this
Major League Baseball, American, founded 1869  Search this
Medium:
leather, metal, plastic, and elastic
Dimensions:
10 1/4 × 9 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (26 × 24.1 × 26.7 cm)
Type:
masks (costume)
Date:
ca. 1965
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Frederick A. King and Family
Object number:
2014.16.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd5bd009f57-d3e6-4207-a2b4-d95ab373a75b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.16.1

Jersey for the Atlanta Braves worn and autographed by Hank Aaron

Created by:
Spalding, American, founded 1876  Search this
Worn by:
Hank Aaron, American, 1934 - 2021  Search this
Medium:
wool, synthetic fiber, plastic
Dimensions:
On form: 34 1/4 × 26 × 9 1/2 in. (87 × 66 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
jerseys
sports uniforms
Place depicted:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968-1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.297.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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/fd5d224bd79-95d8-4c33-af67-401dcfd10671
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.297.1
Online Media:

Basketball signed by members of the U.S. "Dream Team"

Manufactured by:
Spalding, American, founded 1876  Search this
Signed by:
Magic Johnson, American, born 1959  Search this
Larry Bird, American, born 1956  Search this
Medium:
leather and rubber with ink
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (24.1 x 24.1 x 24.1 cm)
Circumference: 29 1/4 in. (74.3 cm)
Type:
basketballs
Date:
1992
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Basketball  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.44.2
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/fd5e4c0e79d-a9a6-4f92-9655-877d4369aa83
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.44.2
Online Media:

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