[2012.201.B0320.0016]

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Photograph is of three men dressed in baseball uniforms. The taller man is holding his baseball mitt on the head of a shorter player holding a bat back in the swing position. The boy on the left is is standing with the arm of the taller man resting on his head. Caption: "I can hit you any day" , says B. J. Edwards, lower right, 5-foot 2-inch Mosier outfielder, to Ollie Hilderle, Fred Jones' 6-foot 5-inch pitcher, who is the circuit's only southpaw hurler."

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Miller, Joe June 21, 1945.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph is of three men dressed in baseball uniforms. The taller man is holding his baseball mitt on the head of a shorter player holding a bat back in the swing position. The boy on the left is is standing with the arm of the taller man resting on his head. Caption: "I can hit you any day" , says B. J. Edwards, lower right, 5-foot 2-inch Mosier outfielder, to Ollie Hilderle, Fred Jones' 6-foot 5-inch pitcher, who is the circuit's only southpaw hurler."

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1 photograph : b&w

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PublishDate: O-06-24-45

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • The Daily Oklahoman, June 24, 1945

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • June 21, 1945

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • March 4, 2014, 2:12 p.m.

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Miller, Joe. [2012.201.B0320.0016], photograph, June 21, 1945; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc203259/: accessed August 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.