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Freddy and the Baseball Team From Mars by BROOKS, Walter R

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Illustrations by Kurt Wiese. A modest stain on the rear board else near fine in an attractive, very good or better dustwrapper with a small corresponding stain on the rear p...

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Steve Carlton: Star Southpaw by Ward, Martha Eads

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1975 First Printing of the First Edition. Putnam's Sports Shelf Biography series. On September 15, 1969, Steve Carlton, struck out 19 New York Mets, setting the all-time record at that time for strikeouts in a nine i...

From Idler Fine Books


Ferguson Jenkins; The Quiet Winner by Pashko, Stanley

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1975 First printing of the first edition. Putnam's Sports Shelf Biography series. A biography of Ferguson Jenkins, one of only four pitchers in the past fifty years to win twenty games for six consecutive years. Book...

From Idler Fine Books


[Typescript]: The Pages of this Book have to do with The Activities of the Kickapoo Valley Baseball League and that Stellar Player "Slugger" Sutton by (SUTTON, "Slugger")

[Richland Center, Wisconsin, 1938. Softcover. Fine. Typescript. [38]pp., and [3]pp. Black three-ring binder with typescript pages, printed rectos only; several cardstock separators, one with a typed label bearing the title; and a rear pocket with three ...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA


Batter Up by The Boston Red Sox, Players, Coaches and Wives

ZCook Books Celebrity 86 pgs., Autographs fill out the half title page. Signed by Team: Roger Clemens, Al Nipper, Bob Ojeda, Lee Stange, Johnny Pesky Wives: Diane Newman and Cheryl Hoffman. Undated. Minimal cover wear.. Signed by Roger Clemens+. Spiral Bo...

From C.A. Hood & Associates


Official Program and Score Card Brooklyn Dodgers 1944 by SIGNED BY PLAYERS Max Macon and Tommy Holmes

New York: Harry M. Stevens, Inc. Publisher, 1944. Original printed stapled wrappers with 8 pp. ads and 2 pp. score card, the score card unmarked. SIGNED in pencil rear cover by Boston Braves infielder Max Macon, and SIGNED on a torn sheet of ruled paper l...

From Dale Steffey Books


Sketch Book of the Cleveland Indians by William R. Blackwood

Davis and Cannon Printers, 1918. First Edition. Staple Bound. Near Fine. Lee Stanley. Rare, first edition of the Cleveland Indians baseball team yearbook when they played at League Park built in 1916. A full page for each player plus other data. This ...

From Shelley and Son Books


The Boys of Summer by Kahn, Roger

New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First Printing, complete number row at end of book 72 73 74 75 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Near Fine, a bit of lightening to cloth lower end of spine, in a Fine dust jacket. A lovely copy of this classic baseball book. . First ...

From Dale Steffey Books



New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1976. Book is in VG condition with light rubbing to edges, light bumping to spine ends, previous owner's pasted stamp to 1/2 title page, offsetting to FFE opposite from stamp else a bright, solid copy. Dust jacket is in ...

From JB's Book Vault


Won In The Ninth by Christy Mathewson

No statement of edition is present. As to the book's condition, it shows the degree of wear one would expect for a book approaching its 110th year. Previous owne'rs name and "Xmas 1910" written in pencil on ffep. Won In The Ninth was "The first of a seri...

From Biblio Baggins


Lynn Base Ball Association Grand Assembly Dance Card by Lynn Base Ball Association

Lynn, Massachusetts: Lynn Base Ball Association, 1903. Booklet. Near Fine. 32mo. The dance card is for the "Grand Assembly and Dance Under the Auspices of Lynn Base Ball Association" held at the East Lynn Odd Fellows' Hall on Friday evening, April 3rd,...

From Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA


Official Score Book: Pacific Coast League 1911

[Vernon, California?]: Pacific Coast League, 1911. Softcover. Very Good. Octavo. [8]pp. Stapled wrappers. One horizontal fold, bottom half of the front wrap age-toned, some marginal tears on a couple of pages, very good. Program for a game between the V...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA


[Porcelain Plate]: American Sports: Base Ball. Running to First Base

1865. Unbound. Very Good. Porcelain plate. Approximately 8" in diameter. Two chips to the rim not affecting the image, some wear, very good. The plate has an embossed alphabet around the inner rim, with a transfer image in brown in the center of th...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA


How to Hit by Johnny Mize

A signed first edition, first printing of How to Hit by Johnny Mize "as told to Murray Kaufman With a Foreword by Tommy Henrich. Profusely illustrated with Photographs and Diagrams." Signed boldly by the Big Cat on the ffep. Book is near fine. Let's call...

From Biblio Baggins


East Side, West Side: Tales of New York Sporting Life, 1910-1960 by Ritter, Lawrence S

New York, Total Sports, 1998, large format hardcover (9" x 11"), xiii-210 pp, Edition not stated, No previous printings noted, Association Copy, Signed by the author and inscribed to the American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of sc...

From West of Eden Books


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