Softball, signed by the 1940-1941 Boston Red Sox

Description (Brief)
White leather softball autographed by members of the 1940-1941 Boston Red Sox. The ball was raffled by the B.P.O.E. 63 of Cumberland, Maryland to raise funds for children's charities during the 1940s.
Autographs include Lefty Grove; Ted Williams; Don DiMaggio.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
autographed softball
softball, autographed
date made
ca 1941
associated institution
Boston Red Sox
signer
Williams, Ted
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in; 10.16 cm
associated place
Unlinked Place
ID Number
1985.0807.01
accession number
1985.0807
catalog number
1985.0807.01
subject
Baseball
Sports
Autographed Baseballs
Professional
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 Frances W. Fletcher

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