Baseball, awarded to Walter "Buck" Leonard

Description
Baseball awarded to Walter Fenner "Buck" Leonard (1907-1997), star first baseman of the Negro League's Homestead Grays, while playing winter baseball in Cuba in 1949.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1949
referenced
Leonard, Walter F.
Associated Place
Cuba
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
cork (overall material)
white (overall color)
red (overall color)
black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
ID Number
1981.0123.12
catalog number
1981.0123.12
accession number
1981.0123
Credit Line
Gift of Walter "Buck" Leonard
subject
Baseball
African American History
Sports
negro leagues
Professional
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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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