Baseball, signed by the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers

Description
Baseball signed by the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers. That season the Dodgers finished 105-49, 1st in the National League, losing the World Series to the New York Yankees 4 games to 2.
Autographs include Jackie Robinson; Gil Hodges; Roy Campanella; Jim Gilliam; PeeWee Reese; Billy Cox; Carl Furillo; Duke Snider; Bobby Morgan; George Shuba; Wayne Belardi; Carl Erskine; Russ Meyer; Billy Loes; Preacher Roe; Bob Milliken; Johnny Podres; Clem Labine; Ben Wade; Jim Hughes; Joe Black.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball
autographed baseball
baseball, autographed
date made
1953
associated institution
Brooklyn Dodgers
signer
Robinson, Jackie
maker
Zacko's
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
ID Number
CL*310547.155
accession number
310547
catalog number
310547.155
subject
Baseball
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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