Bill White

Description (Brief):

Bill White (b. 1934) was one of many players featured on collectible coins made by Topps and include in packs of baseball cards.

Description (Brief)

FIrst baseman BIll White played Major League Baseball for the New York/ San Francisco Giants (1956,1958,) St. Louis Cardinals (1959-1965, 1969,) and Philadelphia Phillies (1966-1968.)

Description (Brief)

An 8 time All-Star and 7 time gold glove winner, White had a lifetime .286 batting average, with 202 home runs and 870 runs batted in. He won a World Series Championship ring with St. Louis in 1964.

Description (Brief)

After retiring, White was a pioneering broadcaster before becoming the first African American President of the National League, where he served from 1989-1994.

Date Made: 1964

Depicted: White, BillMaker: Topps Chewing GumAssociated Name: St. Louis CardinalsMaker: Topps Chewing Gum

Location: Currently not on view

Name Of Sport Or Game: BaseballLevel Of Sport: ProfessionalMajor LeagueWeb Subject: SportsSubject: African American


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0566.16Accession Number: 1982.0566Catalog Number: 1982.0566.16

Object Name: bottle cap

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm


Record Id: nmah_664493

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