Baseball, signed by the 1951 South Bend Blue Sox

Description
Baseball signed by the 1951 South Bend Blue Sox of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. That year the Blue Sox won the first of their two consecutive championships.
Signatures include Barbara Hoffmann; Janet Rumsey; Dorothy Mueller; Louise Arnold; Betty Wagoner; Karl Winsch; Audrey Bleiler; Sue Kidd; Lillian Faralla; Jett Vincent; Wimp Baumgartner; Shorty Pryor; Shirley Stovroff; Jean Faut.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball
autographed baseball
baseball, autographed
Object Type
baseball
date made
1951
signer
Hoffman, Barbara
Rumsey, Janet
Mueller, Dorothy
Arnold, Louise
Wagoner, Betty
Winsch, Karl
Bleiler, Audrey
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in; x 8.89 cm
ID Number
1983.0183.06
accession number
1983.0183
catalog number
1983.0183.06
subject
Professional
All American Girls Baseball League
Baseball
Sports
Women
Autographed Baseballs
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Betsy Jochum
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