Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University

  • Image for Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University
  • Image for Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University
  • Image for Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University
  • Image for Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University
  • Image for Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University
  • Image for Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University
  • Image for Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University
  • Image for Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University
  • Image for Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University
  • Image for Football commemorating Eddie Robinson's 324th win at Grambling State University
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Manufactured by
Wilson Sporting Goods Co., American, founded 1914
Owned by
Robinson, Edward Gay Sr., American, 1919 - 2007
Subject of
Grambling State University, American, founded 1901
Medium
leather , rubber and thread
Dimensions
H x W x D (deflated): 4 1/4 × 12 1/4 × 6 1/2 in. (10.8 × 31.1 × 16.5 cm)
Type
footballs
Place used
Dallas, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Grambling, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
1985
Description
This is a deflated white and brown Wilson football with white lacing. On the white side is text in black letters that reads "EDDIE ROBINSON GETS 324TH WIN/ GRAMBLING 27 VS PRARIE [sic] VIEW 7/ COTTON BOWL STADIUM/ DALLAS TEXAS 10 - 5-85." On a brown side in black text are the words "PAUL 'BEAR' BRYANT 323 WINS/ AMOS ALONZO STAGG 314 WINS/ GLEN POP WARNER 313 WINS." On a third side in large black script is the word "Wilson ®." Below in black text are the words "Made/ in / USA/ K" and "Inflate/ 13 LBS/ R."
Topic
African American
Athletes
Football
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Eddie Robinson Family
Object number
2015.224.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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