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Baseball, signed by Don Drysdale

Baseball, signed by Don Drysdale

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Baseball autographed by Don Drysdale (1936-1993). The right handed pitcher played for the Brooklyn/ Los Angeles Dodgers from 1956-1969. Drysdale finished his career with a win-loss record of 209-166, having been named to nine All-Star Teams and receiving the Cy Young Award in 1962. He was a contributor to three World Series Champion Dodger teams (1959, 1963 and 1965). Drysdale has had his number 53 retired by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and was elected into Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame in 1984.
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Object Name
autographed baseball
Object Type
date made
associated institution
Los Angeles Dodgers
Drysdale, Don
place made
United States
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift from Brian Pugh
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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