Baseball, signed by the 1949 Cincinnati Reds

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
1949
associated institution
Cincinnati Reds
maker
Harwood
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Natick
associated place
Unlinked Place
ID Number
CL*310547.142
accession number
310547
catalog number
310547.142
subject
Baseball
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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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