Baseball, signed by the 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates

Description
Baseball signed by the 1960 World Series Champion Pittsburgh Pirates. That season the Pirates won the National League with a record of 95-59. They defeated the New York Yankees in the World Series 4 games to 3.
Autographs include Bill Mazeroski; Don Hoak; Elroy Face; Dick Groat; Hal Smith; Vinegar Blend Mizell; Harvey Haddix; Smoky Burgess; Bob Skinner; Bill Virdon; Dick Stuart; Roberto Clemente; Bob Friend; Vern Law.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ball
autographed baseball
date made
1960
signer
Clemente, Roberto
associated institution
Pittsburg Pirates
maker
Spalding
Physical Description
cushioned cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
1983.0347.03
accession number
1983.0347
catalog number
1983.0347.03
subject
Baseball
Professional
Sports
Autographed Baseballs
event
World Series
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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