Baseball, signed by the 1984 San Francisco Giants.

Description
This ball was signed by members of the 1984 San Francisco Giants. That season the Giants finished 66-96, 6th in the National League West. The autographed baseball was collected by American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), who was also an avid baseball fan.
Autographs include George Riley; Joel Youngblood; Mark Calvert; Bob Brenly; Dusty Baker; Chris Brown; John Rabb; Dan Gladden; Steve Nicosia; Mark Grant; Bill Laskey; Scot Thompson; Fran Mullins; John Clark; Duane Kuiper.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball
autographed baseball
performing artist; recipient
Fitzgerald, Ella
maker
Rawlings
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
yarn (overall material)
leather (overall material)
ID Number
1996.0342.106
accession number
1996.0342
catalog number
1996.0342.106
subject
Musicians
African American
Blacks
Baseball
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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