On View
Sports Gallery
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
New York Black Yankees, American, 1932 - 1948
Date
1932 - 1948
Medium
Ink, metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 11/16 x 1/4 in. (4.3 x 0.7 cm)
Description
Black Yankee Baseball Stars button with metal pin back. The front of the button is designed to look like a baseball with a white background and blue seams. Red text at the center reads "BLACK YANKEE BASEBALL STARS."
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Baseball
Segregation
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.171.6
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd512e8fc27-cfd9-40b0-a516-d32a6c0a4a66
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