Wilbur "Bullet" or "Bullet Joe" Rogan was a hall of fame baseball player who served with the United States army in the Philippines. Rogan played pitcher and outfielder in the Negro baseball leagues for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1920 to 1938.
Business card sized advertisement for an event honoring Wilbur "Bullet" Rogan sponsored by the Heart of American Lodge No. 149. The event was held Friday May 2, 1958 at 7:00pm at 1704 Troost. The back of the card is blank.
A Negro American League baseball poster featuring Satchel Paige and Goose Tatum. The poster is white at top and has a white border. The text at the top of the poster is red and says “VICTORY FIELD / INDIANAPOLIS / FRI. AUG. 31 8:00 p. m. / Adults $1.25 Children 12 & Under 25¢. Below this in white text in a blcak square is "NEGRO American LEAGUE / BASEBALL." Printed in black ink on a red background is “25 TIMES WORLD’S / Champions / Kansas City / Monarchs / VS / Harlem Stars / FEATURING THE CLOWN PRINCE OF BASEBALL GOOSE TATUM.” Images of Goose Tatum and Stchel Page are also printed on the red background. At the bottom of the poster in white text on a black background is “SEE – IN ACTION – LE ROY ‘SATCHEL’ PAIGE / ‘THE AGELESS WONDER’ REPUTEDLY THE / GREATEST PITCHER OF ALL TIME!”
This baseball jersey was game worn by Curt Flood in 1966 playing for the St. Louis Cardinals. The jersey is short-sleeved and collarless. It is made from a white synthetic fabric and closes down the center front using seven (7) pearlized white plastic buttons. The word "Cardinals" is embroidered in red rayon thread across the front chest with a gold tree limb above it and two (2) cardinals sitting on the limb. The embroidery goes across the front opening. The number "21" in red and blue felt is sewn at the proper right side below the embroidery. A red Rawlings manufacturer's label is sewn at the proper left side near the hem with an additional white label sewn just above the hem and below the red label containing care information. Red and blue felt letters and numbers are sewn on the back shoulders reading "FLOOD / 21". The jersey is not lined.