Baseball, used by Sam Streeter

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Description
Baseball used by pitcher Sam Streeter (1900-1985). The left-handed Streeter was a star in the Negro Leagues, playing for the Chicago American Giants, the Birmingham Black Barons, the Homestead Grays and the Pittsburgh Crawfords. Streeter was the National League's starting pitcher in the first Negro League All-Star Game in 1933. He finished his career with 117 wins, ranking him 12th in all-time victories in Negro League play.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1930-1940
associated dates
1930-1939
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
yellowed (overall color)
red (overall color)
blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
ID Number
1981.0130.01
catalog number
1981.0130.01
accession number
1981.0130
Credit Line
Gift of Sam Streeter
subject
negro leagues
Baseball
Sports
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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