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Lot # 1058: 1950s William Harridge & Joe Cronin Signed Original Photographs to Mayor Catoe (3)

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Item was in Auction "2024 Winter Classic",
which ran from 2/25/2024 10:00 AM to
3/16/2024 10:00 PM



Double-weight silver gelatin photos capture former baseball presidents Joe Cronin and William Harridge. Shot by Catoe Studios and comes from their collection, as Earl Van Dorn Catoe Jr was former Mayor of Webb, Mississippi. All measure 8x10". 1) 1955 shot of Harridge and Pinky Higgins in Sarasota for Spring Training. Signed and inscribed "To Van Dorn Catoe, Will Harridge, President of American League." Edge wear is displayed on the image, with pen and pencil identifications on back. 2) Joe Cronin & William Harridge dual-signed photo. Cronin personalized to "Bobo" who was Van Dorn's wife. Harridge personalized to Van Dorn. Edge wear is displayed, verso has Catoe stamp and pencil notation reading "To Van Dorn Catoe." 3) Joe Cronin 1952 signed photo at Spring Training. Catoe stamp on back, with "Sarasota Mch 1952" in pencil. Each of these beautiful images is encapsulated by PSA/DNA as AUTHENTIC AUTO.

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