Baseball desk ornament

Baseball desk ornament

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Description
This commercially produced desk ornament of a baseball mounted on an engraved base was recovered from the damaged offices of the Pentagon. Reflecting a popular American attitude, the desk ornament is inscribed: “Sometimes you just have to play hardball.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Trophy
recovered
United States: Virginia, Pentagon
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 in; 10.16 cm x 8.89 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
2002.0279.17
accession number
2002.0279
catalog number
2002.0279.17
subject
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
September 11th Attacks
Attack on the Pentagon
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
September 11
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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