Joe Namath Professional Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This white plastic yo-yo was made by the Union Wadding Company of Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1975. It features a central color photograph of NFL quarterback Joe Namath (1943- .) The display card is shaped and colored like a football. The card's back features yo-yo instructions as well as a discount offer for the Joe Namath Instructional Football Camp.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
date made
1976
depicted (sitter)
Namath, Joe
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
cardboard (packaging material)
string (part material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.875 cm x 11.43 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
2007.0158.05
accession number
2007.0158
catalog number
2007.0158.05
subject
Children
Sports and Recreation, general
Sports & Leisure
Yo-Yos
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Yo-Yos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Stuart F. Crump
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