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Baseball, signed by the 1931 New York Yankees and Jack Dempsey

Baseball, signed by the 1931 New York Yankees and Jack Dempsey

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Baseball signed by the 1931 New York Yankees. That season the Yankees finished 94-59, 2nd in the American League. The ball is also signed by American boxing legend Jack Dempsey (1895-1983).
Autographs include Jack Dempsey; Babe Ruth; Lou Gehrig; Tony Lazzeri; Lyn Lary; Joe Sewell; Earle Combs; Ben Chapman; Bill Dickey; Samuel Byrd; Jimmie Reese; Lefty Gomez; Red Ruffing; Hank Johnson; Herb Pennock; George Pipgras; Ed Wells; Roy Sherid.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baseball
autographed baseball
baseball, autographed
date made
1931
associated institution
New York Yankees
signer
Ruth, Babe
Gehrig, Lou
Dempsey, Jack
place made
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wool (overall material)
horsehide (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
ID Number
CL.310547.122
accession number
310547
subject
Baseball
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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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