Baseball, with Jackie Robinson Commemorative Stamp

Description (Brief)
Autographed baseball affixed with a Jackie Robinson commemorative stamp and 1984 postmark from Cooperstown, New York. The ball has been signed by a number of former Major League Ballplayers, including Carl Erskine; George Kell; Erne Banks; Joe Sewell; Pee Wee Reese; Lefty Gomez.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball
autographed baseball
baseball, autogrpahed
date made
1984
depicted
Robinson, Jackie
maker
Rawlings
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
yarn (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
place made
Haïti
ID Number
2009.3098.25
nonaccession number
2009.3098
catalog number
2009.3098.25
subject
Baseball
Sports
Autographed Baseballs
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
Credit Line
Dr. Ronald L. Gabriel (through Thomas J. Cholis)
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