Baseball

Baseball

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Description
Baseball covered in white adhesive tape with a nail inserted through the center. The ball is marked "FOR THE SMITHSONNIAN [sic] MUSEUM - 6 - 4 - 93." Accessioned with a baseball diamond diagram with names of baseball players and marked "HAVANA CUBA, 1946 to 1956."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball
Physical Description
rubber (overall material)
leather (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.3 cm; 2 7/8 in
ID Number
1995.0330.01
catalog number
1995.0330.01
accession number
1995.0330
Credit Line
Pedro M. Chavez
subject
Baseball
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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