Baseball, signed by the 1949 New York Yankees

Baseball signed by the 1949 New York Yankees. That year the Yankees won the American League with a 97-57 record, winning the World Series by beating the Brooklyn Dodgers 4 games to 1.
Autographs include Joe DiMaggio; Yogi Berra; Joe Page; Allie Reynolds; Bobby Brown; Tommy Henrich; Jerry Coleman; Phil Rizzuto; Hank Bauer; Cliff Mapes; Gene Woodling; Billy Johnson; Johnny Lindell; Dick Kryhoski; Snuffy Stirnweiss; Vic Raschi; Eddie Lopat; Tommy Byrne; Joe Page; Fred Sanford.
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
associated institution
New York Yankees
DiMaggio, Joe
Berra, Yogi
Page, Joe
Reynolds, Allie
Brown, Bobby
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Natick
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Sports & Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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