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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
depicted (sitter)
Namath, Joe
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
cardboard (packaging material)
string (part material)
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
accession number
catalog number
Sports and Recreation, general
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Stuart F. Crump
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