I Love Ryne (Sandberg) button

Description (Brief):

Button referencing professional baseball player Ryne Sandberg.

Description (Brief)

After starting his career with the Philadelphia Phillies (1981) Sandberg joined the Chicago Cubs, where he played second base (1982-1994, 1996-1997.) With the Cubs, Sandberg made ten All-Star game appearences and was awarded nine gold gloves. In 1984 he was named the National League's Most Valuable Player.

Description (Brief)

Sandberg finished his career with a lifetime .285 batting average, hitting 282 home runs and 1,061 runs batted in.

Description (Brief)

Sandberg managed the Phillies from 2013-2015. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005.

Date Made: ca 1990

Referenced: Chicago Cubs

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: Illinois, Chicago

Subject: Sports, Baseball

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Lou Newman

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1999.0265.032Accession Number: 1999.0265Catalog Number: 1999.0265.032

Object Name: button, baseball

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 in; x 7.62 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8252-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1427882

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