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This company was founded in 1876 when Albert Spalding was a pitcher and the manager of a baseball team in Chicago, the Chicago White Stockings. The company standardized early baseballs and developed the modern baseball bat with the bulge at its apex. In 1892, Spalding acquired Wright & Ditson
These letter were saved by our family my wife's Great Grandfather worked for Wrights and Diston in Boston. For over 20 years from 1897 forward. These letters were from manager Temple Craig, and J.W.Curtis Secretary of Spaulding in NY headquarters. W.H.Cook from our family had a son born , William Cook was an accounted for them.
Found J.W Curtis photo in a boys life Magazine from 1937 in Google underneath the story was this Daisy advertisement nice!!!!