Official National League Baseball

Description
Official National League Baseball. It is imprinted with the signature of Ford Frick (1894-1974) who served as President of the National League from 1934-1954. Frick later served as Commissioner of Major League Baseball from 1951-1965.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball
date made
ca 1950
referenced
Frick, Ford
maker
Spalding
Physical Description
horsehide (overall material)
cushioned cork (overall material)
yarn (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
ID Number
1986.0702.02
accession number
1986.0702
catalog number
1986.0702.02
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 in the Memory of Daniel Ray Hoak

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