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Baseball, signed by the 1982 San Francisco Giants

Baseball, signed by the 1982 San Francisco Giants

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Baseball signed by the 1982 San Francisco Giants. That season the Giants finished 87-75, 3rd in the National League West. The ball was collected by American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), who was also an avid baseball fan.
Autographs include Frank Robinson; Bob Brenly; Chris Brown; Chili Davis; Jose Barrios; Reggie Smith; Mark Dempsey; Dan Schatzeder; Joe Morgan; Jack Clark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball
autographed baseball
date made
1982
performing artist; recipient
Fitzgerald, Ella
associated institution
Los Angeles Dodgers
maker
Rawlings
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
yarn (overall material)
leather (overall material)
ID Number
1996.0342.107
accession number
1996.0342
catalog number
1996.0342.107
Credit Line
Fitzgerald 1989 Trust (through Richard D. Rosman)
subject
Musicians
African American
Blacks
Baseball
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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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