Shorts worn by a Member of the Raybestos Brakettes Softball Team, 1959

Description (Brief):

Red satin shorts are part of a uniform worn by a member of the Raybestos Brakettes softball team in 1959. The Raybestos Girl All-Stars fast pitch softball team was formed in the summer of 1947 and as of 2013 had played 4,045 games, with 3,662 victories, 3 World Championships, 28 National A.S.A. Championships, 22 National Hall of Fame members, and 12 Olympians. The Brakettes, as they are referred to, is recognized as one of the greatest organized women’s sports franchise of all time.

Date Made: 1959

Associated Institution: Raybestos Brakettes

Location: Currently not on view

Name Of Sport: SoftballLevel Of Sport: ProfessionalWeb Subject: SportsWomen

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Credit Line: Raybestos Brakettes

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0295.05Accession Number: 1983.0295Catalog Number: 1983.0295.05

Object Name: shorts, softball

Physical Description: metal (overall material)fabric, satin (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 3/4 in x 17 1/2 in; 29.845 cm x 44.45 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-d5be-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_679433

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