Baseball pants worn by Washington Senator Claude Osteen


Washington Senators baseball uniform pants worn by Claude Osteen (b. 1939)

A left handed pitcher, Osteen's first season in the Major League was in 1957 when the 17 year old Tennessee native pitched four innings over three games for the Cincinnati Reds (the Redlegs.)

After a year out of the Majors, Osteen returned in 1959, staying in the League 17 more years, playing for the Reds (until 1961,) Washington Senators (1961-1964,) Los Angeles Dodgers (1965-1973,) Houston Astros and St. Louis Cardinals (1974) and Chicago White Sox (1975.)

Overall, Osteen compiled a 196-195 Win-Loss Record, with a 3.30 earned run average and 1,612 strikeouts. Nicknamed Gomer, Osteen was named to three All-Star teams and won one World Series, all while on the Dodgers.

Date Made: 1962-1964

Referenced: Washington SenatorsMaker: MacGregor

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesAssociated Place: United States: District of Columbia

Web Subject: SportsName Of Sport: BaseballLevel Of Sport: Professional


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Credit Line: From Mr. Lou Newman

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1999.0265.190Accession Number: 1999.0265Catalog Number: 1999.0265.190

Object Name: pants, baseballbaseball pants

Physical Description: fabric (overall material)Measurements: overall: 94 cm x 46.7 cm; 37 in x 18 3/8 in


Record Id: nmah_1427981

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