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THE GAME IS EASY - LIFE IS HARD: The Story of Ferguson Jenkins Jr.

by Turcotte, Dorothy (re: Fergie Jenkins)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780968960905
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$19.95

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Grimsby, Ontario: The Fergie Jenkins Foundation, 2002. 201 pp. followed by a series of black and white and colour plates. Signed by Ferguson Jenkins on a pasted-in book plate on the half-title page. Black cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of… Read more
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1994 BASEBALL HANDBOOK

by Darnell, John (edited by Barbara Boeding)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$4.95

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Burlington, Indiana: Seagrams 83 and National Research Bureau, 1994. 64 pp. Staple-bound in glossy pictorial covers; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing at the corners; no interior markings. Contains all the available baseball information at the beginning of the 1994 season.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 16mo.
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BASEBALL: OUR GAME

by Thorn, John

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780146001116
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$2.95

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New York: Penguin 60s, 1995. 55 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; clipped on the upper right corner of the front endpaper; no interior markings. The Chapters are: America Learns to Play; The Charm of the Game; The National Pastime; Play for Play; A Model Institution; The Fifties; The Sixties; The Seventies; The… Read more
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THE SOUTHPAW - A Baseball Novel

by Haines, Donal Hamilton

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$9.95

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New York: Comet Books, 1949. 242 pp. Comet Book 16. Light edgewear with creasing on lower right corner of the front cover; short bindery ripple on an otherwise uncreased spine; clipped on the lower right corner of the first few pages; not store stamped. Illustrated with line drawings by Harold Minton. Schooldays, a seriously nasty bully,… Read more
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HOOPLA - A Novel

by Stein, Harry

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780440221302
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$7.95

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New York: Dell Books, 1997. 451 pp. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. It was a time when America played to win, when soldiers died in the mud in France in a war to end all wars, and when the nation was passionate, even patriotic, about baseball. But just below… Read more
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TEEN-AGE BASEBALL STORIES

by Owen, Frank (editor) (C. W. Whittemore; H. C. McFadyen; W. T. Person; Holmes Alexander; Richard Hooker; Nathan B. Lincoln; Herbert L. McNary; John O. Hubler; Jack Anderson; Gertrude Schweitzer; John Gartner)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$9.95

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New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1948. 255 pp. Brown tweed boards decorated in black on the front panel and spine; red upper edge. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a short tear on the lower right of the front panel; some discolouration around the edges of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Dj art by Frank… Read more
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CRACK OF THE BAT - Stories of Baseball

by Fenner, Phyllis R. (editor) (Stephen Meader; Jackson V. Scholz; Paschal N. Strong; John R. Tunis; B. J. Chute; Harold M. Sherman; Frank Graham; Babe Ruth; R. G. Emery)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Sixth Printing
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$14.95

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf;, 1964. 160 pp. Pictorial boards; gold endpapers. Light wear on the corners with some discolouration on the front pastedown; previous owner's name inside; as issued, no dustjacket. This anthology of short fiction contains: Crooked Arm by Stephen Meader; Keystone Feud by Jackson V. Scholz; Behind the Plate by Paschal N. Strong;… Read more
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THE ATAMI DRAGONS

by Klass, David

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780684182230
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$9.95

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New York: Scribners - Charles Scribner's Sons, 1984. 134 pp. Quarter-bound in red cloth on blue boards; lettered in silver on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a short closed tear on the upper left of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art by Ted Lewin. The author… Read more
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RICKEY AND ROBINSON - The Men Who Broke Baseball's Color Barrier

by Frommer, Harvey

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780025416802
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$14.95

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New York: Macmillan Publishing, 1982. (xi) 240 pp. Quarter-bound in green cloth on beige boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Dj art by John Maddalone. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Meeting; Pasadena: The Making of an… Read more
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TEN RINGS - My Championship Seasons

by Berra, Yogi (with Dave Kaplan)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780060749460
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$9.95

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New York: Perennial Currents - Harper Collins, 2005. 223 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Yogi Berra has won more championship rings than any other baseball player - ten of them. And this tells the story of those World… Read more
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THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS

by Zimmerman, Paul (preface by Walter Alston; introduction by Mayor Norris Poulson)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$19.95

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New York: Coward McCann, 1960. (xi) 221 pp. Blue cloth with the Dodgers logo in black on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a few short nicks, creases and chips; price intact; previous owner's name on the front pastedown. … Read more
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HITS, RUNS AND ERRORS

by Smith, Robert

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$9.95

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New York: Dell Books, 1949. 192 pp. Dell Map Back 292. Light edgewear with creasing on the corners and spine; no interior markings. Cover art by H. E. Vallely. The Contents are: As It Was in the Beginning; Round Plate and Square Pitch; The King, the Captain and the Boss; The Great Rebellion; Gunpowder for… Read more
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THE BELL HAVEN NINE - A Baseball Novel

by Barton, George

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$14.95

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Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1914. 328 pp. Beige cloth with a red and green pictorial on the front panel; decorated in red and green on the spine. Lightly rubbed at the corners with some small marks on the front panel; the rear hinge is tight with the gutter intact; the front hinge is loose with the gutter intact..… Read more
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COVERING HOME - Lessons on the Art of Fathering from the Game of Baseball

by Petrash, Jack

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780876592175
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$9.95

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Beltsville, Maryland: Robins Lane Press, 2000. (xii) 114 pp. Personalized inscription on the half-title page by Jack Petrash. Quarter-bound in black cloth on beige boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. The Chapters are: If You… Read more
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FUNGO BLUES - The Inside Story of Canada's Most Popular Baseball Team

by Van Rjndt, Philippe; Blednick, Patrick

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780770420475
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$7.95

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Toronto: Bantam Seal Books, 1985. (xiii) 220 pp. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine and on the upper right of the front cover; some aging but no interior markings. The unauthorized, unexpurgated and totally irreverent look at the Toronto Blue Jays. The Contents are: Pre-Game Show with Tony Kubek; The Die Is… Read more
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WASHINGTON SENATORS - Official 1971 Program and Scorecard - Souvenir Edition

by Anonymous (editor)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Washington D.C.: Washington Senators, 1971. 38 pp. Very light wear. Autographed inside in pencil by: Dick Billings; Jeff Burroughs; Curt Bevacqua; Ted Ulander; Chris Chamblis; Tony Roberts - Senators Broadcaster; Larry Bittner; Rich Hinton; Rich Hand; Vince Colbert and a few others, somewhat unreadable. And the scorecard has been filled out. The Contents are: Dedicated… Read more
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WASHINGTON SENATORS - Official 1971 Program and Scorecard - Souvenir Edition

by Anonymous (editor)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Washington D.C.: Washington Senators, 1971. 38 pp. Very light wear. Autographed on page 35 on his own photograph where he is called Dick Billings - but he signed Rich Billings; signed on page 25 by coach Joe Camacho. And the scorecard hasn't been marked. The Contents are: Dedicated to Attaining a Winner for Washington -… Read more
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WASHINGTON SENATORS 1969 PRESS-RADIO TELEVISION GUIDE

by Anonymous

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$19.95

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Washington D.C.: The Washington Senators, 1969. 56 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial covers. Signed on the front, on his own picture, by Frank Howard, the Senator's and Major League Baseball's home run king - he had 44 homers in 1968. This has all the trivia from the team's previous year, from their Vice President, Ted Williams, to the… Read more
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WASHINGTON SENATORS 1971 PRESS-RADIO TELEVISION GUIDE

by Anonymous

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$19.95

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Washington D.C.: The Washington Senators, 1971. 52 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial covers. Signed on the front, by Frank Howard, who had 44 homers in 1970; and Jeff Burroughs, an outfielder whose rookie season was 1970; and two other player-signatures. This has all the trivia from the team's previous year, from their Vice President, Ted Williams, to the… Read more
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ASK DAVE - Dave Winfield Answers Kids' Questions About Baseball and Life

by Winfield, Dave (edited by Don Effenberger)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780836280579
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$14.95

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Kansas City, Missouri: Andrews McMeel Publishing - Pioneer Books, 1994. 102 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and with three Dave Winfield collector cards. The Contents are: A Message from Dave Winfield; My Pitch; My Turn At Bat;… Read more
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