Baseball, signed by the 1949 Detroit Tigers

Description
Autographed baseball signed by the 1949 Detroit Tigers. That season the Tigers finished 87-67, 4th in the American League.
Autographs include Johnny Groth; Paul Campbell; Neil Berry; Johnny Lipon; George Kell; Vic Wertz; Johnny Groth; Hoot Evers; Aaron Robinson; Don Kolloway; Pat Mullin; Eddie Lake; Bob Swift; Hal Newhouser; Virgil Trucks; Art Houtteman; Ted Gray; Fred Hutchinson; Dizzy Trout; Red Rolfe.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
1949
associated institution
Detroit Tigers
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*310547.121
accession number
310547
catalog number
310547.121
subject
Baseball
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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