Ken Boyer

Ken Boyer

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Description
Ken Boyer was one of many players featured on collectible coins made by Topps and included in packs of baseball cards.
Boyer was a third baseman and outfielder for various teams throughout his career, including the St. Louis Cardinals (1955-65), New York Mets (1966-67), Chicago White Sox (1967-68), and Los Angeles Dodgers (1968-69).
An eleven-time National League All-Star, Boyer won the Rawlings National League Gold Glove award for his position from 1958 to 1961, and again in 1963.
In 1964, he won the National League Most Valuable Player award, leading the Cardinals to that year's World Series championship. After retiring from baseball, Boyer became a manager in the minor leagues. In 1984, his number was retired by the Cardinals.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cap, bottle
date made
1964
referenced
St. Louis Cardinals
depicted (sitter)
Boyer, Ken
maker
Topps Company, Inc.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1996.0213.019
accession number
1996.0213
catalog number
1996.0213.019
subject
Sports
Baseball
Professional
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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