COLOR PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED BY CATFISH HUNTER
HUNTER, Jim “Catfish.” Photograph (circa 1974) signed. (Elmsford, New York: TV Sports, 1992). Original glossy color photograph, measuring 8 by 10 inches. $450.
Vintage color photograph, signed “Jim Catfish Hunter.”
“The bigger the game, the better he pitched. Jim ‘Catfish’ Hunter, with his pinpoint control, epitomized smart pitching at its finest” (Hall of Fame). Hunter won the Cy Young award in 1974, was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1987 and died of Lou Gehrig’s disease in 1999. Seen here in Oakland uniform, kneeling ball in hand, with Oakland stadium in background. Print made in 1992 from an earlier negative and signed later.
Signature bold in gold ink. Fine condition.