Cleveland Browns Practice Jersey, worn by Jim Brown

Description (Brief)
Cleveland Browns practice football jersey worn by Jim Brown (b. 1936.) After a stellar collegiate career for Syracuse, Brown played professionally for Cleveland from 1957-1965. The speedy half-back led the league in rushing for 8 of his 9 years in the National Football League. Brown won the League MVP 3 times, leading Cleveland to the NFL Championship in 1964. Brown is also a member of the Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
After his career, Brown has had a successful acting career, including such films as 1967's "The Dirty Dozen," 1974's "Three the Hard Way," and 1987's "The Running Man."
Currently not on view
Object Name
football jersey
jersey, football practice
jersey, football
date made
associated person
Brown, James
associated institution
Cleveland Browns
Physical Description
fabric, cotton (overall material)
overall: 31 in x 54 in; 78.74 cm x 137.16 cm
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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