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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."
Object Name
Physical Description
rubber (overall material)
leather (overall material)
cork (overall material)
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catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
From Pedro Chavez
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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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