Baseball Catcher's Mask

Baseball Catcher's Mask

Description
Steve Richard Nicosia (b. 1955) played for eight seasons on four different teams, ending his career in 1985. Niicosia used this catcher's mask as a rookie when he caught Game Seven for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1979 World Series.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mask
catcher's mask
catcher's mask, basebal
catcher's mask, baseball
Date made
1970-1979
user
Nicosia, Steve
Associated Name
Pittsburgh Pirates
maker
Wilson Sporting Goods Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 in x 11 in x 5 in; 38.1 cm x 27.94 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
1979.1020.07
accession number
1979.1020
catalog number
1979.1020.07
Credit Line
Gift from the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Team
subject
Baseball
Sports
Professional
Major League
World Series
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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