Baseball, signed by the 1950 Chicago Cubs

Description
Baseball signed by the 1950 Chicago Cubs. That season the Cubs finished 64-89, finishing 7th in National League. While the ball is marked "Cubs-1949," the autographs correspond to the 1950 Chicago Cubs team.
Autographs include Frank Frisch; Preston Ward; Wayne Terwilliger; Roy Smalley; Bill Serena; Bob Borkowski; Andy Pafko; Hank Sauer; Mickey Owen; Phil Cavarretta; Rube Walker; Carmen Mauro; Hal Jeffcoat; Ron Northey; Hank Edwards; Bob Rush; Johnny Schmitz; Paul Minner; Frank Hiller; Monk Dubiel; Doyle Lade; Johnny Klippstein; Dutch Leonard.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
1949
associated institution
Chicago Cubs
maker
Spalding
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
ID Number
CL*310547.157
accession number
310547
catalog number
310547.157
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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