Baseball Leggings worn by Esther Lozoya of the Hollywood Bloomer Girls

Description (Brief):

Gray baseball leggings with a thick blue stripe at the top and white on the foot worn by Esther Lozoya of the Hollywood Bloomer Girls in 1931. The Hollywood Bloomer Girls were an all-female baseball team playing in the minor leagues against semi-pro men's teams. Lozoya played as a 24 year old although most of the girls on the team were 17 or 18 years old. As a publicity stunt the team went to Universal City and had the Hollywood starlets put on their uniforms.

Date Made: ca 1930

User: Lozoya, Esther Rafsky

Location: Currently not on view

Used: United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood

Name Of Sport: BaseballLevel Of Sport: minor leagueWeb Subject: WomenSports


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Credit Line: Ardyth Bernstein and Esther Rafsky Lozoya

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0169.04Accession Number: 1985.0169Catalog Number: 1985.0169.04

Object Name: leggings, baseball

Physical Description: fabric, wool (overall material)cotton (overall material)grey (overall color)Measurements: overall: 27 in x 5 in; 68.58 cm x 12.7 cm


Record Id: nmah_681361

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