Baseball, awarded to Walter "Buck" Leonard


Baseball awarded to Walter Fenner "Buck" Leonard (1907-1997), star first baseman of the Negro League's Homestead Grays, while playing winter baseball in Puerto Rico in 1941.

Date Made: 1941

Referenced: Leonard, Walter F.

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United StatesAssociated Place: Puerto Rico

Subject: Baseball, African American History, Sports, negro leagues

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure, Autographed Baseballs


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Credit Line: Gift of Walter F. Leonard

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0123.02Catalog Number: 1981.0123.02Accession Number: 1981.0123

Object Name: baseball, autographedbaseball

Physical Description: leather (overall material)cork (overall material)yellowed (overall color)red (overall color)Measurements: overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm


Record Id: nmah_1063453

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