Batting helmet worn by Walter "Buck" Leonard of the Homestead Grays

Batting helmet worn by Walter "Buck" Leonard of the Homestead Grays

Object Name
Helmet
batting helmet
helmet, negro league batting
Date made
1953-1955
maker
MacGregor
MacGregor
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
fabric, cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 7 in x 4 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 17.78 cm x 12.065 cm
ID Number
1981.0123.03
accession number
1981.0123
catalog number
1981.0123.03
Credit Line
Gift of Walter "Buck" Leonard
subject
Baseball
negro leagues
Professional
Sports
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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