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."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1957-1965
associated person
Brown, James
associated institution
Cleveland Browns
maker
Champion
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
Physical Description
fabric, cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 31 in x 54 in; 78.74 cm x 137.16 cm
ID Number
1981.0499.02
accession number
1981.0499
catalog number
1981.0499.02
subject
Football
Professional
Sports
See more items in
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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