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Baseball, signed by the 1949 Pittsburgh Pirates

Baseball, signed by the 1949 Pittsburgh Pirates

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Baseball signed by the 1949 Pittsburgh Pirates. That season, the Pirates finished 71-83, 6th in the National League.
Autographs include Johnny Hopp; Monty Basgall; Stan Rojek; Pete Castiglione; Wally Westlake; Dino Restelli; Ralph Kiner; Clyde McCollough; Danny Murtaugh; Ed Stevens; Eddie Bockman; Tom Saffell; Dixie Walker; Ed Fitz Gerald; Murry Dickson; Bill Werle; Lefty Chambers; Bob Chesnes; Vic Lombardi; Eddie Bonham; Elmer Riddle; Hugh Casey; Billy Meyer.
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball, autographed
autographed baseball
date made
associated institution
Pittsburg Pirates
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Natick
Physical Description
rubber (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
wool (overall material)
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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