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Softball, signed by the 1940-1941 Boston Red Sox

Softball, signed by the 1940-1941 Boston Red Sox

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Description (Brief)
White leather softball autographed by members of the 1940-1941 Boston Red Sox. The ball was raffled by the B.P.O.E. 63 of Cumberland, Maryland to raise funds for children's charities during the 1940s.
Autographs include Lefty Grove; Ted Williams; Don DiMaggio.
Currently not on view
Object Name
softball, autographed
date made
ca 1941
associated institution
Boston Red Sox
Williams, Ted
Grove, Lefty
DiMaggio, Dom
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
cork (overall material)
overall: 4 in; 10.16 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Frances W. Fletcher
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Autographed Baseballs
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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