Baseball, signed by the 1949 Detroit Tigers

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
associated institution
Detroit Tigers
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
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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