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Sparky!

By: ANDERSON, Sparky; EWALD, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall Press: 1990

Stock No.: 76047


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Memoir by the long-time Major League manager who guided the Cincinnati Reds and the Detroit Tigers. During his tenure his teams in Cincinnati won two World Series; and in Detroit they won one. With a section of b&w plates at mid-volume; indexed. --- In navy quarter cloth over red paper-covered hardcovers with titling in gilt on spine. Interior clean and unmarked; covers with minor wear. Jacket with ru... View more info

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The American League

By: BOWMAN, John S.; ZOSS, Joel

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1986

Stock No.: 78151


A history of the North American major league baseball league, with dozens of color and b&w photos. Traces the personalities, teams and stadiums where the action took place. --- In navy paper-covered boards. Jacket with color photos of major players. --- A clean, firm, bright copy in similar jacket. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages View more info

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Peanuts and Crackerjack: A Treasury of Baseball Legends and Lore

By: CATANEO, David

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn., Rutledge Hill Press: 1991

Stock No.: 78379


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. All manner of baseball oddities, in a bright, clean firm copy. Indexed. --- In brown leather-look paper-covered boards. With black & white photos throughout. Bright jacket with original $18.95 flap price intact. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 294 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

Stock No.: 76516


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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Joe DiMaggio The Hero's Life

By: Cramer, Richard Ben

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 71261


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

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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

Stock No.: 76031


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

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On The Diamond A Treasury Of Baseball Stories

By: Greenberg, Martin H. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1988

Stock No.: 71369


In nice shape, clean and tight. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, back cover; edges slightly curled. Stories by famed writers Ring Lardner, Thomas Wolfe, Ray Bradbury, Rod Serling and many others comprise this collection of baseball stories. Includes a novel--The Seventh Babe--by Jerome Charyn.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 576 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

Stock No.: 76039


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

Stock No.: 76046


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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The Dry Fly and Fast Water -and- The Salmon and the Dry Fly

By: LA BRANCHE, George M. L.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1951

Stock No.: 79108


Two fishing classics combined into a single reprint volume. The author provided advice and techniques for using dry flies in American streams, a method needed to snag the introduced brown trout. With frontis Gordon Stevenson etching of George M. L. La Branche in mid-cast. Introduction by Alfred W. Miller. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Grey jacket with dry fly illustrations on cover, original $3.75 flap price intact. --- A clean, so... View more info

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

By: LIFE Magazine Staff Writers

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Life Magazine: 1941

Stock No.: 81436


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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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

Stock No.: 77365


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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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

Stock No.: 75424


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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For the Love of Hockey Hockey Stars' Personal Stories

By: McDonell, Chris & John Davidson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Firefly Books: 1999

Stock No.: 72994


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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Float Tube Fly Fishing

By: MEYER, Deke

Price: $10.00

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

Stock No.: 75864


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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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

Stock No.: 74796


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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Pete Rose: My Story

By: ROSE, Pete; KAHN, Roger

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 76028


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The great baseball star Pete Rose tells his story, with the help of noted baseball writer Roger Kahn. In this work, Mr. Rose addresses the gambling allegations which led to his banishment from Major League Baseball. With a section of b&w photo plates. --- In red quarter cloth and black paper-covered hardcovers with titling in gilt on spine. A clean, bright copy in great shape.; 8vo 8" - 9" t... 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

Stock No.: 76020


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

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The Duke of Flatbush

By: SNIDER, Duke; GILBERT, Bill

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Zebra Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 76021


Sharp copy of Duke Snider's memoir of his great career with the Brooklyn (and Los Angeles) Dodgers, in a first edition, first printing copy. Introduction by teammate Carl Erskine; with numerous photos in center section. --- Volume is in good shape; clean bright and unmarked. Dust jacket bears original $17.95 flap price.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 288 pages 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

Stock No.: 76024


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

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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

Stock No.: 77514


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

Stock No.: 76037


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

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Sports Photography

By: WULFF, Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes and Company: 1942

Stock No.: 77259


A guide, though dated, to taking all manner of sporting photos, from hunting and fishing to team sports. In full blue cloth-covered boards w/b&w photos throughout. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With child's penciling at endpaper and a very small bit of foxing; else a firm, clean, solid copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages View more info