Earl Battey

Earl Battey

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Description
Earl Battey was one of many players featured on collectible coins made by Topps and included in packs of baseball cards.
Catcher Earl Battey played Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox (1955-1959) and Washington Senators/ Minnesota Twins (1960-1967.) A five time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove recipient, Battey had a lifetime.270 lifetime batting average with 104 home runs and 449 runs batted in.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cap, bottle
date made
1964
referenced
Minnesota Twins
maker
Topps Company, Inc.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1996.0213.077
accession number
1996.0213
catalog number
1996.0213.077
subject
Sports
Baseball
Professional
African American
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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