a pennant clutched in one chubby fist


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He had taken Danny to a Stovington-Keene soccer match when Danny was only six months old, and Danny had sat motionlessly on his father’s lap through the whole game, wrapped in a blanket, a small Stovington pennant clutched in one chubby fist.
Source: The Shining by Stephen King

In this scene, Jack had taken his infant son Danny to a soccer match, wrapped in a blanket.

What does the bolded expression mean?
Does it mean that the six months baby boy clutched a pennant (sport team's flag) in his tiny chubby (plump) fist?

Thank you
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  • Myridon

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    English - US
    Yes, a small triangular flag on a short stick that the fans would wave from the stands.

    The strings on the left would have been tied to the stick.
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