Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.144
Date: 
ca. 1920's
Medium: 
Wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 in. (90.8 x 7 x 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Babe Ruth.
Gallery Label: 
The antique brass handle of Babe Ruth on this cane was intended as part of a series to celebrate the most iconic New Yorkers of all time. Ruth was known as the home run champion and praised for his excellent pitching skills. He was traded to the New York Yankees from the Boston Red Sox, and came to represent Yankee greatness.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group