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Image for A Hero All His Life: A Memoir by the Mantle Family

A Hero All His Life: A Memoir by the Mantle Family

By: MANTLE, Merlyn, Mickey Jr., David and Dan; HERSKOWITZ, Mickey

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers, 1996


3rd Printing. The widow and three sons of Mickey Mantle, the great New York Yankee slugger, present this memoir of their lives with 'The Mick'. Includes a section of b&w plates; indexed. --- In black quarter cloth over light blue paper-covered boards and titling in silver on spine; Mr. Mantle's facsimile signature in silver on cover. --- With a black remainder mark to lower textblock edge; else a bright, clean, firm copy. Dust jacket bears original $25/$35.50 flap price;... View more info

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Amazing: The Miracle of the Mets

By: DURSO, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Stated first printing, copyright page. The story of the unexpected rise from league doormat to World Series champions of the 1969 New York Mets is told here. With player facsimile signatures at endpapers and lengthy section of b&w photo plates. --- In full white cloth-covered hardcovers w/orange and blue titling on cover and spine. Dust jacket bears original $5.95 flap price. Cover w/small cloth tear & shallow bump to front corner; clean and unmarked interior. Jacket wit... View more info

Image for Baseball by the Rules:  An Anecdotal Guide to America's Oldest and Most Complex Sport Pine Tar, Spitballs and Midgets

Baseball by the Rules: An Anecdotal Guide to America's Oldest and Most Complex Sport Pine Tar, Spitballs and Midgets

By: WAGGONER, Glen; MOLONEY, Kathleen; HOWARD, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., Taylor Publishing Company, 1987


A look at some of baseball's quirky rules and historic rules-related situations. With many b&w photos, some historic. --- A clean, bright, firm softcover; in great shape but with a hint of chafing to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages View more info

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Baseball Fathers, Baseball Sons

By: WIMMER, Dick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co, 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A single father takes his sons on a cross-country trip, meeting Major League Baseball stars and their sons. With many b&w photos. --- A good copy, but with lightly yellowed leaves. Jacket with creasing and minor soiling in spots. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages View more info

Image for Baseball in America  From Sandlots to Stadiums, a Portrait of Our National Passion by 50 of Today's Leading Photographers

Baseball in America From Sandlots to Stadiums, a Portrait of Our National Passion by 50 of Today's Leading Photographers

By: MULLARKEY, Karen (Editorial Director)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Collins Publishers San Francisco, 1991


Stated First Printing. Big book of baseball pictures...loaded with photos from sandlots to the big leagues. In nice shape in full red cloth-covered boards with titling on spine in black. Jacket with minor rubbing; else undamaged. (NOTE: Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 224 pages View more info

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Colorado Rockies 2011 Information Guide (Media Guide)

By: Colorado Rockies Baseball Club

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Colorado Rockies Baseball Club, 2011


Comprehensive softcover media guide includes detailed data on the players both on the Major League club as well as players within the Rockies' farm systems. Extensive data section with stats of nearly every type. --- With very light scratching to cover, else a clean, bright, newish copy of the guide.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 416 pages View more info

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Float Tube Fly Fishing

By: MEYER, Deke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon U. S. A., Frank Amato Publications, 1989


With numerous b&w photos, drawings, and maps. In very good shape, lacking serious damages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 125 pages View more info

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For the Love of Hockey Hockey Stars' Personal Stories

By: McDonell, Chris & John Davidson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Firefly Books, 1999


Hockey's greatest stars are profiled in this very sharp edition. Stars profiled from the earlier days to near present. With many photos. Clean, bright, unmarked copy. Dust jacket in great shape. ; 0.9 x 12 x 8.8 Inches; 200 pages View more info

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Good Enough to Dream

By: KAHN, Roger

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1985

Edition: First Edition


Stated first edition, copyright page. Author of 'The Boys of Summer' tells of his year as president and part-owner of the Utica Blue Sox, a Class A minor league team in upstate New York. --- A good, firm copy; some foxing and lower edge w/remainder spray. Jacket has soiling and w/small tears at edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages View more info

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Hardball: The Education of a Baseball Commissioner

By: KUHN, Bowie; APPEL, Martin (editorial assistant)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books, 1987


Memoir by the commissioner of Major League Baseball from 1969 through 1984. During his tenure many tumultuous events occured, including the end of the reserve clause. With a section of b&w plates at mid-volume; indexed. --- In red quarter cloth over blue paper-covered hardcovers with titling in silver on spine & cover. Interior clean and unmarked; covers with minor wear. Jacket with minor rubbing and a 1-inch tear at front flap. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 453 p... View more info

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Home Run Heroes Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, and a Season for the Ages

By: Sports Illustrated magazine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 1998


A recapitulation of the 1998 MLB season in which both McGwire & Sosa each hit a tremendous amount of home runs. With many color photos; stats at rear of volume. --- Clean, bright, crisp copy. ; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages View more info

Image for Joe DiMaggio  The Hero's Life

Joe DiMaggio The Hero's Life

By: Cramer, Richard Ben

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Big biography of Joltin' Joe, the great New York Yankee. In great shape; dust jacket has some rippling at edges, book has corner bump; otherwise clean and tight. Chock full of photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 560 pages View more info

Image for LIFE Magazine, September 1, 1941: Ted Williams, No. 1 Batter (Professionally Framed)

LIFE Magazine, September 1, 1941: Ted Williams, No. 1 Batter (Professionally Framed)

By: LIFE Magazine Staff Writers

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Life Magazine, 1941


A framed copy of Life Magazine's September 1, 1941 issue. With a smiling Ted Williams on the cover, and with the legend "No. 1 Batter". The magazine bears no address label. Ted Williams (1918-2002) was one of the best hitters ever to play Major League Baseball, all for the Boston Red Sox. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. --- Professionally framed in red metal, on white mat surrounded by red outer paper mat. The magazine itself looks to... View more info

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McClane's Game Fish of North America

By: McCLANE, A. J.; GARDNER, Keith; WATKINS, Francis (paintings)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books, 1984

Edition: First Edition


A 'comprehensive, beautifully illustrated field guide', loaded with photos, paintings, maps drawings and other useful information for the fisherman. Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper; else clean and bright. Dust jacket with some chipping and tears along edges. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 376 pages View more info

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Mudville Diaries A Book of Baseball Memories

By: SCHACHT, Mike

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Avon Books (P), 1996


Personal memories of the ways baseball has affected lives, by a wide spectrum of contributors. --- A clean, unmarked copy. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info