Baseball, signed by the 1949 Pittsburgh Pirates

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
associated institution
Pittsburg Pirates
Physical Description
rubber (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
wool (overall material)
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Natick
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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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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