Baseball, signed by Louis Gossett and Satchell Paige

Description
Baseball signed by actor Louis Gossett Jr. (b.1936) and former Negro and Major League pitcher Satchel Paige (1906-19182). The ball was signed at the filming of the television movie "Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige," released in 1981. In the film, Gosset portrayed the baseball legend.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
1981
signer
Paige, Satchel
Gossett, Louis
maker
Wilson
Physical Description
horsehide (overall material)
cork (overall material)
yarn (overall material)
place made
Haïti
ID Number
1990.0005.01
catalog number
1990.0005.01
accession number
1990.0005
subject
Baseball
Sports & Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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