Baseball, with Jackie Robinson Commemorative Stamp

Baseball, with Jackie Robinson Commemorative Stamp

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Description (Brief)
Autographed baseball affixed with a Jackie Robinson commemorative stamp and 1984 postmark from Cooperstown, New York. The ball has been signed by a number of former Major League Ballplayers, including Carl Erskine; George Kell; Erne Banks; Joe Sewell; Pee Wee Reese; Lefty Gomez.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball
autographed baseball
baseball, autogrpahed
date made
1984
depicted
Robinson, Jackie
maker
Rawlings
place made
Haiti
Physical Description
cork; ink; leather; paper; thread; adhesive (overall material)
cork (overall material)
yarn (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
ID Number
2009.3098.25
nonaccession number
2009.3098
catalog number
2009.3098.25
Credit Line
Dr. Ronald L. Gabriel (through Thomas J. Cholis)
subject
Baseball
Sports
Professional
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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