A dark brown leather catcher's mitt used by Roy Campanella. The catcher's mitt lacks individual fingers and is to be worn on the left hand. The back has an adjustable strap across the top with leather strip ties strung through metal grommets around the perimeter of the glove. An opening is under the adjustable trap. The glove is heavily padded.
Burgundy leather left handed boxing glove with tan cotton tie. A white tag on top of the wrist reads “Ken-Wel / BRAND” in blue text. The bottom of the glove has lacing with white cloth ties. The top of the glove is padded. Inner lining of glove is red and white. The glove is inscribed on top in black ink. The inscription reads “Jack Johnson / Former Heavyweight / Champion / of the world / 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.