Baseball, signed by the 1949 Philadelphia Phillies

Baseball signed by the 1949 Philadelphia Phillies. That season the Phillies finished 81-73, 3rd in the National League.
Autographs include Schoolboy Rowe; Curt Simmons; Stan Lopato; Robin Roberts; Dick Sisler; Eddie Miller; Granny Hamner; Willie Jones; Bill Nicholson; Richie Ashburn; Del Ennis; Andy Seminick; Stan Hollmig; Eddie Waitkus; Mike Goliat; Buddy Blattner; Ken Heintzelman; Russ Meyer; Hank Borowy; Curt Simmons; Jim Konstanty.
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
associated institution
Philadelphia Phillies
Physical Description
rubber (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
wool (overall material)
white (overall color)
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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