On View
Sports Gallery
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Martín Dihigo, Cuban, 1906 - 1971
Date
ca. 1945
Medium
paper, ink
Dimensions
H x W: 2 5/8 × 1 15/16 in. (6.7 × 4.9 cm)
Description
Black and white baseball card of Martín Dihigo of the baseball team Caramelo. The front of the card features Dihigo wearing a baseball jersey top and cap. In the lower left corner is a small circle with a number centered within [65]. On the reverse is black text in Spanish: [65-Martín Dihigo. Pit-/cher e Infielder. Jugò el pa-/sado año con el club Ha-/bana./OBSEQUIO DEL/Caramelo/DEPORTIVO/Fabricado y Distribuído/Por/FELICES/A. Seco, 270. Telf U-2233]. The card is enclosed in a plastic bag within a hard plastic rectangular shell.
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera - Other
Type
portraits
baseball cards
Topic
Athletes
Baseball
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.183.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58b23d566-b719-4f70-ad61-877b81f41dc9

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