Baseball Game

Game, Board

Accession Number: 2000.103

Description: Green game board made of a polyurethane plastic; in center is raised baseball diamond with holes at the bases and home plate to hold pegs (runners); metal, circular pitcher's spinner, with braille and raised letters to indicate the type of pitch, located at one end of the board, next to the diamond; second metal, circular spinner that indicates the batter's hit in braille and raised letters is located at the opposite end of the board, on the other side of the diamond; includes inning score board made of cardboard-backed high impact styrene; players push down large raised dots on the score board to keep track of balls, outs, and strikes for a single inning; Cranmer abacus is used to keep the game score; also includes six black and six white runners pegs; built in tray, at either end of the board, holds the runners (pegs) that are not in play; Cranmer abacus that came with this example is missing; Catalog number 1-08100-00 and date code Jul '84 are printed on a white label on the back of the board.

Date Made: 1984

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2000.103

Subjects: Baseball Board games Recreation

Dimension Notes: 11 1/2 x 23 x 1 1/4 in.

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Polyurethane plastic; metal.

Updated: 05/18/2021