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Game Worn: Baseball Treasures from the Game's Greatest Heroes and Moments
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A richly illustrated first of its kind anthology, Game Worn: Baseball Treasures from the Game's Greatest Heroes and Moments tells the story of baseball's most esteemed 20th century game worn uniforms—including Babe Ruth's road jersey from his first season with the New York Yankees (1920), the sole surviving uniform from the infamous 1919 World Series, Joe DiMaggio's rookie uniform from 1936, the Boston Red Sox road uniform Ted Williams wore during his epic 1941 season, Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn Dodgers home jersey from the 1952 season, Bill Mazeroski's Pittsburgh Pirates home uniform worn to hit the game-winning home run in game 7 of the 1960 World Series, and a visual feast of rare uniform styles. This coffee-table book also includes many of the most historically significant jackets, hats, and other treasured baseball collectibles.
Game Worn: Baseball Treasures from the Game's Greatest Heroes and Moments recalls baseball player jerseys in our Sports History Collection, part of our home and community life collection at our National Museum of American History. The collection features a full range of artifacts from professional and amateur sports in which Americans have engaged over the last two centuries. Baseball highlights of the collection include the batting helmet worn by Pirate slugger Willie Stargell and the pitching glove used by Dodger legend Sandy Koufax. The collection also features the uniforms and equipment of several other baseball players.
Hardcover; 320 pages with 390 illustrations. 11.3" x 9.2" x 0.9".

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