Baseball, awarded to Walter "Buck" Leonard

Baseball, awarded to Walter "Buck" Leonard

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Description
Baseball awarded to Walter Fenner "Buck" Leonard (1907-1997), star first baseman of the Negro League's Homestead Grays, while playing winter baseball in Mexico in 1953.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
autographed baseball
baseball, autographed
baseball, negro league
autographed baseball, negro league
date made
1953
referenced
Leonard, Walter F.
associated place
United States
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
cork center (overall material)
yellowed (overall color)
red (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
ID Number
1981.0123.13
catalog number
1981.0123.13
accession number
1981.0123
Credit Line
Gift of Walter "Buck" Leonard
subject
African American History
Baseball
Sports
negro leagues
Professional
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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