A Pullman Company identification card issued to Thomas McCord, Porter. The identification card includes: sex, height, weight, race, hair color, eye color, date of birth, and signature. It also includes McCord’s and the officer of support's signatures. There is a small picture of Thomas McCord in the bottom right corner of the front of the card.
Silver Bat awarded to Tony Gwynn in 1997. Bat is the shape and size of a standard Major League Baseball (MLB) bat, but is made of sterling silver. Etched at center of bat is the Louisville Slugger logo, with the number 125 above it. To the right of the logo, towards the top of the bat, there is another Louisville Slugger logo that reads: [Powerized] to indicate the type of hardening process used on the bat. Next to that logo type etching reads: [BATTING CHAMPION 1997 / NATIONAL LEAGUE / B. A. .372 / GENUINE / TONY GWYNN (Gwynn’s etched signature) / LOUISVILLE SLUGGER]. The bottom of handle reads: [LOUISVILLE SLUGGER / MADE IN U.S.A.].
Dark red brown training boxing gloves worn by Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) and signed in Louisville, as indicated by the penned note inside the left glove near the wrist. Gloves are edged in faded yellow fabric and tied with dark, faded strings. Stitching throughout the glove is in white thread. On the outside fronts of both gloves below the wrist are manufacturer's labels. [POST / MANUFACTURING CO. / NEW YORK]. Inside the left glove, near the wrist, is a note in faded red ink. [SIGNED BY / CASSIUS CLAY/ Louisville / 1960]. Inside the right glove, near the wrist, is a note in blue pen [From / Cassius Clay / 1960]. Gloves are well worn and wrinkled. The right glove has dark discolorations near the top of the glove on the right side.
Model R161 wood bat with black writing on side. Black type near center of bat reads, [LOUISVILLE SLUGGER® / 125 / HILLERICH & BRADSBY Co / MADE IN U.S.A. / LOUISVILLE, KY. / Powerized]. Type near end opposite of handle reads, [GENUINE / R161 / Frank Robinson / LOUISVILLE SLUGGER]. The bat is cracked one third of the way up from the handle.