Smithsonian Institution Collections
Baseball, signed by the 1984 San Francisco Giants.
- Smithsonian Museum
- National Museum of American History
- This ball was signed by members of the 1984 San Francisco Giants. That season the Giants finished 66-96, 6th in the National League West. The autographed baseball was collected by American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), who was also an avid baseball fan.
- Autographs include George Riley; Joel Youngblood; Mark Calvert; Bob Brenly; Dusty Baker; Chris Brown; John Rabb; Dan Gladden; Steve Nicosia; Mark Grant; Bill Laskey; Scot Thompson; Fran Mullins; John Clark; Duane Kuiper.
- Currently not on view
- performing artist; recipient
- Fitzgerald, Ella
- Physical Description
- cork (overall material)
- yarn (overall material)
- leather (overall material)
- Object Type
- autographed baseball