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They Shaped the Game

By Jacobs, William Jay

New York: Scribners Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson. Dust jacket and book mint condition. CR 1994, 85 pages with index and bibliography. Black and white photos. Profile of three exceptional baseball players whose lives deeply influenced baseball and the people wholoved the game.. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover.



By Nettles, Graig and Peter Golenbock

New York: Putnams Sons CR 1984, 232 pages, dust jacket and book very good condition. The ins and outs, knockdown drag outs of the infamous 1983 season of the Yankees. The final days of Billy Martin, the Pine Tar brouhaha, and many other events.. Second Printing. Hard Cover.


Inside Baseball. A Half Century of the National Pastime

By Daley, Arthur., Illustrated by Black and White Photos

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1950 Illustrated Cloth Covers. Good/No Jacket. 280 pages. Illustrated covers. Big League Baseball Library, black and white pictures in front of book of Mickey Mantle, Babe Ruth and Ted Williams. Grosset Sp orts Library. Americana, miscellaneous, baseball, sports.. Hard Cover.


Real Grass, Real Heroes

By Dimaggio, Dom with Bill Gilbert

New York: Zebra Books, Kensington Publ. Baseball's Historic 1941 Season. Dust jacket is price clipped otherwise all good+ condition. CR 1990, June. 240 pages, black and white photos in center of book. Authors spoke to the baseball players who made 1941 what it was then and is today. The year 1941 was immortalized by a bumper crop of dramatic events that will never be equalled. Joe DiMaggio hit in 56 consecutive games - Ted Williams became the last major leaguer to bat over .400 and catcher Mickey Owen dropped a third strike that cost the Dodgers to lose the World Series. Introduction by Ted Williams.. Stated first Printing. Hard Cover.


Official Baseball Guide - 1975

By Spink, C.C.Johnson

Published by Sporting News, CR 1975, CR 1975 with 576 pages w/index. Paper covers show much wear, but is tight and complete. Color photo of Bowie Kuhn on back of front cover. Statistics, information, etc. History, Americana, baseball, sports, miscell aneous.. Soft Cover.


The Glory of Their Time

By Ritter, Lawrence S

New York: MacMillan, Story of the Early Days of Baseball told by the men who playd it. Foreward John K. Hutchens .CR 1966, this is the 7th printing in 1969. Covers blue, hinges white with red stitched baseball, all good+. Dust jacket good+ with picture of Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Wagner, McGraw, Gehrig and Mathewson. Back of dust jacket is picture of 3 NY Yankee players. Illustrated endpapers. 300 pages with index. Black and white photos. What it was like and how it felt to be a baseball player at turn of the century, and decades after. This book was not written, it was "spoken" by the players themselves.. Hard Cover.


The Home Run Heard 'Round The World

By Robinson, Ray

New York: Harper Collins Dramatic Story of the 1951 Giants-Dogers Pennant Race. Dust jacket and book good+ condition. CR 1991, 244 pages, black and white photos in center of book. Mid-August 1951, the New York Giants trailed the first place Brooklyn Dodgers by 13 1/2 games - then suddenly the Giants couldn't lose - and the Dodgers floundered. Then in September, the last day, the two teams were tied and the Pennant race came down to the final game. Loaded with suspense, nostalgia for the 1950;s, profiles of legendary heroes, and wonderful anecdote, the author tells the story of the greatest pennant race of all time.. Stated first Edition. Hard Cover.


Baseball As I Have Known It

By Lieb,Fred

Published by Coward McCann & Geoghegan, CR 1977, CR 1977 with 288 pages with index. Dust jacket is bad, covers and contents good+. Sports Illustrated BC edition. B&W photos, illustrated endpapers. An eyewitness account of 66 seasons of baseball. History, America na, Baseball, sports.. Hard Cover.