Baseball card for rookie Leroy "Satchel" Paige

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Manufactured by
Bowman Gum Company, American, founded 1927
Subject of
Paige, Satchel, American, 1906 - 1982
Cleveland Indians, American, founded 1894
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 2 1/2 × 2 1/8 in. (6.4 × 5.4 cm)
Type
baseball cards
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Place depicted
Cleveland, Cayuhoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date
1949
Description
Leroy "Satchell" Paige baseball card. Baseball card features color image of Paige in uniform, depicted from above the chest. Dark blue type at bottom of the card reads: [LEROY "Satchell" PAIGE]. The reverse side of baseball card features a biography and statistics.
Topic
Athletes
Baseball
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.120.1
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain

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