Washington Senators

Washington Senators

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Description
Washington Senators felt pennant. The Senators were twice a Major League Baseball (MLB) team. From 1901-1960 the franchise, also known as the Nationals was in the American League, relocating to Minnesota in 1961 and becoming the Twins.
In 1961, MLB awarded Washington DC an expansion franchise, once again called the Senators. The team played for ten years as the Senators before moving to Texas to become the Rangers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pennant, baseball
date made
ca 1960
associated institution
Washington Senators
Associated Place
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
fabric, felt (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 2 1/4 in; 12.7 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
1982.0566.53
accession number
1982.0566
catalog number
1982.0566.53
subject
Baseball
Professional
Major League
Sports
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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