Baseball As America Exhibit, The Henry Ford Museum
Feature Artifacts
The Doubleday Ball -- the game's most "sacred" relic and the first artifact displayed in Cooperstown

Trophy given to Lou Gehrig at his Yankee Stadium farewell

Jack Norworth's 1908 manuscript, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"

Single-season record-breaking home run bats used by Babe Ruth, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa and Roger Maris

The most prized baseball card, The Honus Wagner T206 baseball card of 1909

Honus Wagner T206 Baseball Card

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Brooklyn Dodgers jersey worn by Jackie Robinson

A ticket dated 7/4/39 to Lou Gehrig Day

Mrs. Lou Gehrig's charm bracelet

Norman Rockwell painting "The Three Umpires (Bottom of the Sixth)"

A 1952 Mickey Mantle Rookie baseball card

A Barnum & Bailey Elephant Baseball Team poster

Yogi Berra's Glove with caught ball, pitched by Don Larsen, from the only perfect game in World Series history

Eyeglasses worn by legendary broadcaster Harry Caray

An early hot dog vending bucket, 1910

Sammy Sosa's 62nd home-run ball

The first baseball pitched by Cy Young, in the first World Series in 1903

Rare photographs and possessions from baseball greats like Jackie Robinson and Joe Di Maggio, as well as other heroes


A Jersey worn by Hank Greenberg, 1946

Spikes worn by "Wahoo" Sam Crawford

Cap worn by Sparky Anderson for his 2158th career win

Bat used by Alan Trammell, two run home run, 1984 World Series

George Kell Silver Batting Title Trophy bat, 1949

Ty Cobb's glove, c.1912

Hot Dog Vending Bucket, c. 1910

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Glove worn by Denny McLain during his 30th win, 1968

Catcher's mask worn by Mickey Cochrane

Al Kaline's ball that hit 300th home run

Ring from 1933 ASG, Charlie Gehringer

Detroit Tigers pennant with Mark "The Bird" Fidrych picture

Ball signed by Alan Trammell and Lou Whittaker on 9/13/95, their 1915th game together, breaking the AL teammates record

Baseball card display featuring players Mayo Smith, Willie Horton, Norm Cash, Ron Leflore, Germany Schaefer, Ivan Rodriguez, Kirk Gibson

Microphone used by legendary broadcaster Ernie Harwell

Uniform patch commemorating Tiger Stadium 1912-1999

Bennett Park photograph

Medal presented to Wolverine's top hitter Dan Brouthers by the Detroit Free Press, 1886

Detroit Wolverines 1887 photograph

Turkey Stearnes photograph

1920 Detroit Stars team photograph

Baseball As America, the most significant exhibition of baseball artifacts and history was organized by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York.

Norman Rockwell's "The Three Umpires"

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Harry Caray's Eyeglasses

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Ticket, Lou Gehrig Day, 7/4/1939

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Mrs. Gehrig Charm Bracelet

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