Al McBean

Al McBean

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Description (Brief)
Al McBean (b. 1938) was one of many players featured on collectible coins made by Topps and included in packs of baseball cards.
McBean was a pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1961-68, 1970) San Diego Padres, and Los Angeles Dodgers (1969). A native of the Virgin Islands, the right hander performed primarily as a reliever, amassing 63 saves over the course of his career.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle cap
date made
1964
depicted
McBean, Al
maker
Topps Chewing Gum
Associated Name
Pittsburgh Pirates
maker
Topps Chewing Gum
Associated Place
Virgin Islands
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm
ID Number
1982.0566.10
accession number
1982.0566
catalog number
1982.0566.10
subject
Baseball
Professional
Major League
Sports
Latinos and Baseball
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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