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Dick Groat

Dick Groat

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Description
1964 collectible coin, #5 featuring Dick Groat, shortstop for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Dick Groat was a shortstop for various teams including the Pirates (1952, 1955-62), Cardinals (1963-65), Phillies (1966-67), and Giants (1967). In 1960, he won the Most Valuable Player award for the National League, leading the National League with a.325 batting average. Groat played in five All-Star games. Groat was also a star basketball player at Duke University.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottlecap, baseball
date made
1964
referenced
St. Louis Cardinals
depicted (sitter)
Groat, Dick
maker
Topps Company, Inc.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1996.0213.072
accession number
1996.0213
catalog number
1996.0213.072
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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