ABC Sports Shirt Worn by Bobby Unser, 1987-1997

Summary

After he retired from competitive racing in 1982, Bobby Unser launched a second career as a television sportscaster. At various times, Unser provided commentary on auto races for the ABC, NBC and ESPN networks. Unser wore this shirt while commentating for ABC Sports.

After he retired from competitive racing in 1982, Bobby Unser launched a second career as a television sportscaster. At various times, Unser provided commentary on auto races for the ABC, NBC and ESPN networks. Unser wore this shirt while commentating for ABC Sports.

Artifact

Polo shirt

Date Made

1987-1997

Creators

La Mode Active Sportswear 

Place of Creation

Peru 

Collection Title

Bobby Unser Papers 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2009.123.54

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Bobby Unser.

Material

Cotton (Textile)
Plastic

Technique

Embroidering
Sewing (Needleworking technique)

Color

Light blue
Blue
Red
White (Color)

Dimensions

Width: 18 in  (shoulder to shoulder)

Length: 30 in

Inscriptions

Embroidered on front of shirt: ABC SPORTS On label inside collar: La Mode/ ACTIVE SPORTSWEAR/ Los Angeles On label inside collar: 100% PIMA COTTON/ MADE IN PERU/... Embroidered on hem: La Mode

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