Created by
Spalding, American, founded 1876
Signed by
Robinson, Jackie, American, 1919 - 1972
Campanella, Roy, American, 1921 - 1993
Black, Joe, American, 1924 - 2002
Date
1953
Medium
cork, rubber, wool, cotton, leather and thread
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (7 x 7 x 7 cm)
Description
A white leather with red stitching Spalding® Official National League baseball signed by members of the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers: Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Billy Cox, Bobby Morgan, George Shuba, Wayne Belardi, Don Thompson, Rube Walker, Bill Antonello, Carl Erskine, Preacher Roe, Billy Loes, Clem Labine, Ben Wade, Joe Black, Jim Hughes, and manager Chuck Dressen.
Place depicted
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Type
baseballs
Topic
Athletes
Baseball
Men
Race relations
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.62.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd590a87846-accf-4367-9393-1490c9478689
Share this page