Public School Athletic League baseball medal

Object Number: 
2009.59
Date: 
1938
Medium: 
Silver, textile
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm) Overall: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Description: 
Circular silver medal, obverse with catcher and pitcher with text P.S.A.L. (Public School Athletic League)/PLAYBALL; reverse: JUNIOR/HIGH SCHOOLS/BASEBALL/CHAMPIONSHIP/1938. Red and white fabric with pin-back closure.
Gallery Label: 
This medal was awarded by the Public School Athletic League of New York City to the 1938 junior high schools baseball championship. Founded in 1903, the PSAL promotes student athletics in New York City's public schools. They continue to hold competitions in a wide range of sports.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Margi Hofer and Marybeth De Filippis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group