Baseball, signed by the 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers

Description (Brief)
Baseball signed by the 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers. That season the Dodgers finished 96-57, 1st in the National League, losing to the New York Yankees in the World Series 4 games to 3.
Autographs include Jackie Robinson; Carl Erskine; Billy Cox; Roy Campanella; Gil Hodges; Duke Snider; Pee Wee Reese; Carl Furillo; Andy Pafko; George Shuba; Bobby Morgan; Billy Loes; Ben Wade; Preacher Roe; Joe Black; Chris Van Cuyk; Johnny Rutherford; Clem Labine.
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, signed
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
Robinson, Jackie
associated institution
Brooklyn Dodgers
A. J. Reach Co.
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Sports & Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Enter the characters shown in the image.