Milwaukee Braves, 1955

Milwaukee Braves, 1955

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This score card is for a baseball game held between the Milwaukee Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies on July 26th, 1955. The game, held at Milwaukee’s County Stadium, was won by the Braves 6-3. That year the Braves finished second in the National League, compiling a record of 85-69. The team included future Hall-of-Famers Eddie Matthews (third base,) Hank Aaron (outfield) and Warren Spahn (pitcher.)
The Braves moved to Milwaukee from Boston in 1953. They would relocate to Atlanta following the 1965 season.
The “Screaming Indian” logo featured on the score card was introduced by the Braves in 1954 and discontinued in 1989.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Score Card
score card, baseball
Date made
1955
thru person
Rinsland, George
associated institution
Philadelphia Phillies
Milwaukee Braves
place made
United States: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 8 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
CL.310547.088
accession number
310547
catalog number
310547.088
subject
Baseball
Racism
Native Americans
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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