Baseball, signed by the 1949 Cleveland Indians

Baseball signed by the 1949 Cleveland Indians. That season the Indians finished 89-65, 3rd in the American League.
Autographs include Lou Boudreau; Mickey Vernon; Early Wynn; Bob Lernon; Joe Gordon; Ken Keltner; Bob Kennedy; Larry Doby; Dale Mitchell; Jim Hegan; Ray Boone; Thurman Tucker; Bob Lemon; Bob Feller; Mike Garcia; Early Wynn; Al Benton; Gene Bearden; Steve Gromek; Satchel Paige.
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
associated institution
Cleveland Indians
Boudreau, Lou
Vernon, Mickey
Wynn, Early
Lernon, Bob
A. J. Reach Co.
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession 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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