W. B. Greene Company Incorporated’s baseball themed window display. The sign on the right reads, “Baseball Fans! The major league season opens Apr. 16th. The Baseball letter contest opens Apr. 16th. Write us a letter of 100 words or less on ‘What Baseball Means to America.’ The writer of the best letter receives an official National League Spalding Baseball autographed by Mel Ott and other Famous Giant Stars. Plus A Season Pass to All Kingsport Cherokee Home Games! Second Prize-Spalding Baseball glove. Third Prize-Genuine Louisville Slugger Bat. Contest starts April 16-Ends midnight April 12th.”
W. B. Greene Company Incorporated was located at 115 East Center Street. The store sold hardware, mill supplies, radios, appliances, floor coverings, sporting goods, John Deer farm equipment, paint, and infant and children’s clothing. William B. Greene was the company president; R. T. Anderson was the vice president. Irene E. Greene was the secretary; R. Bryan Flanary was the treasurer.
Photographer: McNeer, Thomas Jr.
Date Taken: 1946
Collection(s): Thomas McNeer, Jr. Collection, 1945-1988
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