Baseball, signed by the 1953 New York Giants

Baseball signed by the 1953 New York Giants. That season, the Giants finished at 70-84, 5th in the National League.
Autographs include Leo Durocher; Whitey Lockman; Davey Williams; Al Dark; Hank Thompson; Don Mueller; Bobby Thomson; Monte Irvin; Wes Westrum; Daryl Spencer; Bobby Hofman; Dusty Rhodes; Tookie Gilbert; Rubén Gómez; Jim Hearn; Larry Jansen; Hoyt Wilhelm; Sal Maglie; Dave Koslo; Al Corwin; Al Worthington.
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
associated institution
New York Giants
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
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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