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Title Framed presentation check from Maxwell House Coffee to the Babe Ruth League, Hoboken for $15,000 for 1989 baseball season.
Object Name Piece, Display
Other Name Babe Ruth League Check, 1989
Catalog Number 2001.047.0001
Collection Maxwell House Coffee, Hoboken Division, Collection
Credit Museum Collection.
Description Framed hand-made presentation check from Maxwell House Coffee, Hoboken Division, to the Babe Ruth League, Hoboken for $15,000 for 1989 baseball season. Hand-lettered with marker pens around a center painted illustration of a coffee bean in a baseball uniform holding a bat and wearing a cap with "MAX" insignia. In the lower right corner is a pen-and-ink drawing of a baseball stadium in the perspective shape of an ocean liner. 60"w x 27"h in silver metal section frame, no glass.

The check was given by Frank Meegan of Maxwell House. This donation was rather large and probably one of the last given by the plant.
Date 1989
Year Range from 1989.0
Search Terms Maxwell House Coffee plant
General Foods Corporation
Babe Ruth League (baseball)
Notes Artist not known
Classification Sports
Business & Commerce
Cultural Activities
Baseball
Children
Philanthropy