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Baseball jersey worn by Salem-Keizer Volcanoes second baseman, A.J. Ramirez, during the 2017 total solar eclipse

Baseball jersey worn by Salem-Keizer Volcanoes second baseman, A.J. Ramirez, during the 2017 total solar eclipse

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Baseball jersey worn by second baseman, A.J. Ramirez, of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, during the 2017 total solar eclipse. This' theme night' jersey was created in conjunction with NASA to promote the solar eclipse of 2017 which was to be seen at the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Oregon stadium during their game with the Hillsboro Hops. NASA eclipse glasses were handed out to the fans and the game was delayed almost an hour as the eclipse plunged the stadium in total darkness. The Hops went on to the win the game 9-5.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jersey, baseball
baseball jersey
date made
2017
maker
Wilson Sporting Goods Company
Physical Description
fabric, polyester (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 1/2 in x 34 in; 67.31 cm x 86.36 cm
ID Number
2018.0038.01
accession number
2018.0038
catalog number
2018.0038.01
subject
Baseball
minor league
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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