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Pitching Course

by HOWE, Irwin M.

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Published
1914
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Near Fine
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£187.53

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Chicago: Baseball Correspondence League of America, 1914. Softcover. Near Fine. Later printing. 16mo. 48pp. Illustrated. Pink wrappers printed in black. Front wrapper with small strip where a label was removed, else near fine. Appears to be a circa 1925 printing of this baseball classic, based on the advertisements on the rear wrapper. Edited by Howe, the official statistician… Read more
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Early Base Ball Tintype, Circa 1880

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Near Fine
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£300.04

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Unbound. Near Fine. Sixth plate tintype. Approximately 2.25" x 3.50". Left-hand corners clipped not affecting the image, presumably to fit into an album page, else near fine. Two young boys, probably young teens, stand uniformed with "R.S." on their shirts; one holding a bat, another a ball. Between them a toddler, presumably a batboy, stands on a chair… Read more
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£300.04
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Inside the Astrodome: Eighth Wonder of the World

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Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
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£30.00

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Houston: Houston Sports Association, 1965. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Quarto. 256pp. Illustrated. Illustrated wrappers. A bit of rubbing on front wrap, corners lightly bumped else near fine. Elaborate promotional magazine for the domed stadium.
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£30.00
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The Sunlit Field

by KENNEDY, Lucy

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Published
1950
Condition
Fine
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£33.75

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New York: Crown, 1950. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in slightly spine-sunned, very good or better dustwrapper. Reportedly the first baseball novel written by a woman. Young Irish people move to Brooklyn, discover love and baseball. A nice copy.
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Who's Who in Major League Base Ball

by JOHNSON, Harold (Speed)

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
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£225.03

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Chicago: Buxton Publishing Co, 1933. Hardcover. Very Good. 1933 edition. Large quarto. 544pp. Illustrated from photographs. Red cloth boards. Owner's name on the front fly, as small spot on the front board, slight wear on the spine ends, very good. An important and attractive volume, heavily illustrated with photographs and full-page biographies of then current baseball stars. A… Read more
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£225.03
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Double Play; or How Joe Hardy Chose His Friends

by EVERETT, William

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Published
1871
Condition
Near Fine
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£506.32

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Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1871. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. 12mo. 244pp. Publisher's green cloth with gilt title and baseball decorations on the spine (we've had it in red-brown cloth as well, with no known priority). Contemporary gift inscription on first white page, front hinge reinforced, slight tears and minimal loss at the crown, a haqndsome very… Read more
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image of Athletic Sports in America, England and Australia. Comprising History, Characteristics, Sketches of Famous Leaders, Organization and Great Contests of Baseball, Cricket, Football, La Crosse, Tennis, Rowing, and Cycling. Also Including the Famous "Around the World" Tour of American Baseball Teams, Their Enthusiastic Welcomes, Royal Receptions, Banquets, Great Games Played before Notables of Foreign Nations, Humorous Incidents, Interesting Adventures, etc., etc.

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Philadelphia: Hubbard Brothers, Publishers, 1889. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Thick small quarto. Pale brown bevelled cloth lettered in gilt. 711pp., illustrated, four color chromolithograph plates. Modest wear, a very good or better with the plates nice and clean. Although the book covers most popular field sports of the era, it is overwhelmingly devoted to baseball, and includes… Read more
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£975.13
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Lose with a Smile

by LARDNER, Ring W.

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Published
1933
Condition
Fine
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£412.56

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in price-clipped else fine dustwrapper. A very nice copy of this baseball novel.
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Keene, N.H.: French & Sawyer, 1875. Unbound. Near Fine. Stereograph card. 7" x 3.5". Gelatin silver photographs mounted on thick card. Photographs printed name and a List of Views of Chesterfield on the verso, noting this as number 425. Town Hall and Academy. Light rubbing, near fine. A view of a steepled building (Town Hall?) and a large… Read more
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£262.54
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(Baseball stereograph card, hand captioned): Base Ball in Central Park, N.Y.

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Published
1875
Condition
Very Good
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£450.06

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[New York: no publisher, 1875. Unbound. Very Good. Stereograph card. 6.5" x 3.5". Gelatin silver photographs mounted on thick card. Two small stains on righthand image, corners a little rounded, very good. A modest crown in the foreground faces the camera, while behind them is a baseball game played by two fully uniformed teams. A nice early baseball… Read more
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£450.06
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Richter's History and Records of Base Ball: The American Nation's Chief Sport

by RICHTER, Francis C.

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Published
1914
Condition
Good
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£525.07

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Philadelphia: Francis C. Richter, 1914. Hardcover. Good. First edition. 306pp., illustrated from photographs. Red cloth gilt. Embossed stamp of Russell J. Schneider on front fly, wear and modest loss to the cloth at the extremities, a few pages roughly opened resulting on chips at the corners of some leaves, a good only copy. Russell J. Schneider, author of… Read more
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Boston: M.F. Quinn & Co.... under the auspices of Manager Frank G. Selee and Captain Hugh Duffy, for the Benefit of the Players, 1897. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Small quarto. 241pp., ads. Profusely illustrated with photographs of all the early Boston teams, and of the players of the 1897 team. Cloth worn through at the extremities, front… Read more
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£3,000.40
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The Team

by O'ROURKE, Frank

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Published
1949
Condition
Near Fine
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£93.76

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New York: Barnes, 1949. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. First edition. Bump at the top of the front board, else near fine in a price-clipped good dustwrapper with some chips and tears. Novel about the Quaker City Quakers, a major league team closely based on the Whiz Kids - the Philadelphia Phillies, with the main characters of the book closely… Read more
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Sports Illustrated Book of Baseball

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
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£18.75

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1960. Hardcover. Very Good. Second printing. Nicely illustrated by Anthony Ravielli, Robert Riger, and Ed Vebell. Pictorial boards. Modest soiling and rubbing on the boards, very good without dustwrapper. Essays on the fundamentals of the game, as told by Sal Maglie, Roy Sievers, Gil McDougald, Del Crandall, and Richie Ashburn.
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My Greatest Baseball Game

by SCHIFFER, Don, editor

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Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine
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£33.75

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New York: A.S. Barnes, 1950. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Small stain and nick on front fly, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with small nicks and tears. Recitations by players of their greatest games including Ted Williams, Bob Feller, Joe and Don Di Maggio, Jackie Robinson, Warren Spahn, Phil Rizzuto, and many others. A nicer… Read more
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The Yankee Years

by TORRE, Joe with Tom Verducci

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Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
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£45.01

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New York: Anchor Book, 2001. Softcover. Near Fine. First Anchor Books edition. Trade paperback. Faint bend on first couple of leaves, else near fine. Inscribed by Torre to Bill Boggs, four-time Emmy Award-winning New York television talk show host, who interviewed the author on his show: "Bill, Enjoy The Yankee Years - I sure did! Thanks for your… Read more
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Chasing the Dream: My Lifelong Journey to the World Series

by TORRE, Joe with Tom Verducci

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
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£48.76

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New York: Bantam, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Torre to Bill Boggs, four-time Emmy Award-winning New York television talk show host, who interviewed the author on his show: "Bill, We have both realized our dreams - All the best, Joe Torre.
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image of [Broadside]: Base Ball! First Game of the Season. Memorial Day May 30th, 1910. Rushville, New York. Rushville vs. Branchport. Base Ball Supper at 6 P.M. Base Ball Hop at Night in Memorial Hall... Everybody Come and Bring the Baby. Rushville Base Ball Association

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Naples, N.Y.: Record Printery, 1910. Unbound. Good. Printed broadside. Measuring 14" x 22". Old horizontal crease, modest dampstain mostly in the left margins, small chips at the margins, cheap paper toned, a stable and sound good or better example. Rushville is a small village split between two towns in rural western New York State. *OCLC* locates no copies.… Read more
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£750.10
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Views of Sport

by SMITH, Red

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Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine
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£18.75

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Illustrated by Marc Simont. Very near fine in likely worn very good dustwrapper with light sunning and small tears on the spine.
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Classic Baseball Cards: The Golden Years 1886-1956

by SLOCUM, Frank (BERRA, Yogi)

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780446513920
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£93.76

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(New York): Warner Books, 1987. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Foreword by Yogi Berra. Folio. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with light sunning and edgewear.
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