Baseball, signed by Buck O'Neil

Description
Baseball signed by Buck O'Neil (1911-2006). Born John Jordan O'Neil, Buck was a star first baseman and manager for the Negro American League's Kansas City Monarchs (1937-1955). He later served as a scout for Major League Baseball.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball
autographed baseball
baseball, autographed
signer
O'Neil, Buck
maker
Franklin
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
yarn (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
place made
China
ID Number
2009.0243.11
accession number
2009.0243
catalog number
2009.0243.11
subject
African American History
Baseball
Sports
Autographed Baseballs
negro leagues
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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