Baseball, signed by the 1949 Cincinnati Reds

Baseball signed by the 1949 Cincinnati Reds. That season, the Reds finished 62-92, 7th in the National League.
Autographs include Dixie Howell; Bucky Waters; Ted Kluszewski; Jimmy Bloodworth; Virgil Stallcup; Grady Hatton; Johnny Wyrostek; Lloyd Merriman; Peanuts Lowrey; Walker Cooper; Harry Walker; Danny Litwhiler; Bobby Adams; Dixie Howell; Ken Raffensberger; Howie Fox; Herm Wehmeier; Johny Vander Meer; Eddie Erautt; Buddy Lively; Ewell Blackwell.
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
associated institution
Cincinnati Reds
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Natick
associated place
Unlinked Place
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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