Baseball, signed by the 1949 Pittsburgh Pirates

Description
Baseball signed by the 1949 Pittsburgh Pirates. That season, the Pirates finished 71-83, 6th in the National League.
Autographs include Johnny Hopp; Monty Basgall; Stan Rojek; Pete Castiglione; Wally Westlake; Dino Restelli; Ralph Kiner; Clyde McCollough; Danny Murtaugh; Ed Stevens; Eddie Bockman; Tom Saffell; Dixie Walker; Ed Fitz Gerald; Murry Dickson; Bill Werle; Lefty Chambers; Bob Chesnes; Vic Lombardi; Eddie Bonham; Elmer Riddle; Hugh Casey; Billy Meyer.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
1949
associated institution
Pittsburg Pirates
maker
Harwood
Physical Description
rubber (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
wool (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Natick
ID Number
CL*310547.140
accession number
310547
catalog number
310547.140
subject
Baseball
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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