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Photograph: Mickey Cochrane, Mysterious Montague, Tony Penna, George Marshall Philadelphia Record, June 12, 1939

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Record: 1939

Seller ID: 10123

Condition: Very Good


Crop marks are visible in the margins and the newspaper markings are on the back along with the bottom of the printed photo and the cutline. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; This wire service photo shows Baseball Hall of Famer, Mickey Cochrane; golfer, gambler and hustler Mysterious Montague; professional golfer Tony Penna; and owner of the Washington Redskins George Marshall. View more info

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Hamburg Athletic Association Program, January 20, 1912

By: (???)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Hamburg A. A.: 1912

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15035

Condition: Very Good-


Pale blue wraps with black titles bound by cord tie. Tie may have been replaced at some point. The booklet has light corner and edge wear but does have some aging, toning and soiling. Also, there is an old, mostly flattened, vertical crease wher this program was folded, probably to put in a coat pocket. This is a Program for the Masque Carnival and Fancy Dress Ball given by the Hamburg A. A, at the Regiment Armory on Saturday, January 20, 1912. The Amburg A. A. was, and still may be, located in Chicago. This program features photographs of various Hamburg athletic teams along with many ads for... View more info

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1956 World Series Program, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees

By: (Brooklyn Dodgers)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn), (Brooklyn Dodgers): 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16459

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled, pictorial wraps with images of Ebbets Field/Walter Alston and Yankee Stadium/Casey Stengel. This copy has only light, general wear and aging -- close to near fine. If you were a Dodger or Yankees fan, the years 1955 and 1956 were two great ones. The Dodgers won their first and only World Series in Brooklyn in 1955, beating the Yankees in seven games. The next year the two teams played again. The Yankees won that years with Don Larsen's perfect game being the highlight. These two teams featured future Hall-of-Famers Mickey Mantle, Whitey Ford, Yogi Berra, Duke Snider, Roy Campanella, J... View more info

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Brooklyn Dodgers, Team Postcard, 1952 National League Champions

By: (Brooklyn Dodgers)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Brooklyn Dodgers: 1952

Seller ID: 16498

Condition: Near Fine


This is a B&W, exhibit-style card of the 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers, NL Champions. The card has been very neatly labeled in ink on the back. Included in this image are Hall-of-Famers Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella, Jackie Robinson, Tommy LaSorda, and Duke Snider. The card has only very light wear and aging. Great souvenir of the Brooklyn team. ; B&W Photograph; Oblong 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 1 pages View more info

Image for Jack Johnson - James Jefferies Fight of the Century  July 4, 1910 Poster from James E. Pepper Distilling Co.

Jack Johnson - James Jefferies Fight of the Century July 4, 1910 Poster from James E. Pepper Distilling Co.

By: (James E. Pepper Distilling Co.)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Lexington KY, James E. Pepper Distilling Co.: 1910

Seller ID: 16421

Condition: Very Good


The 1st African-American Heavyweight Champion of the World, Jack Johnson, defended his title against Jim Jeffries in ‘The Fight of the Century’, in Reno, NV, July 4, 1910. A great deal has been written about the fight, especially the racial overtones, the subsequent riots and Johnson's fast and loose lifestyle. A two-hour film was made of the fight and Jack London was one of the reporters present. The fight was sponsored by the James E. Pepper Distilling Co. After the fight the company issued a series of posters of photos , including a secene from Reno, one of Johnson enjoying a glass of... View more info

Photograph, Lathers Baseball Club, Winners Union Baseball League 1912-1913

By: (Lathers Union, Local #9, Washington DC)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Lathers Union, Local #9: 1913

Seller ID: 16666

Condition: Very Good


This is a 12.5X10.5 photograph mounted to a 19.5X15.5 cabinet photo mount with the printed label "Lathers Baseball Club, Winners Union Baseball League 1912-1913," followed by printed identification of the players and officials in the photograph. E. C. Purkey, seated behind the trophy, is listed as President. I have found E. C. Purkey as an officer of the Lathers Union, Local #9 in Washington DC and have identified this team to that Union. This is a great photograph of a proud baseball team in 1913. This photo probably hung in the Union Hall. It evokes another time and place. The photo ... View more info

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The Brooklyn Dodgers of 1946

By: (New York Journal American)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York Journal American: 1946

Seller ID: 16520

Condition: Very Good


This large (16X20) B&W Photograph, printed on medium weight card stock is of the 1946 Brooklyn Dodgers. This photograph was produced by the New York Journal American and was taken from a color photograph of the team. This team was the nucleus of the greatest Brooklyn Dodger team ever and one of the last all-white Dodger teams. Within two years, Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Duke Snider and many others would join some of those in this picture and become the only Brooklyn team to win the World Series. This photo has some wear and chipping along the edges (nothing touches the photo itself) and... View more info

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The Brooklyn Dodgers of 1951

By: (New York Journal American)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York Journal American: 1951

Seller ID: 16521

Condition: Good+


This large (16X11.5) B&W Photograph, printed on slick paper stock, is of the 1951 Brooklyn Dodgers. Most of the great Dodger names are in this photo -- Snider, Robinson, Campanella, Reese, Newcombe, Erskine, Hodges, and Furillo. They were waiting for Podres, Koufax, Drysdale and Walter Alston. This photo has significant wear on the corners where it was probably pinned or taped to a wall.There is also some spotting and toning in the margins and an old 3" vertical crease near the top center. Only the top right corner of the photo is affected by any of the wear, and there only minimumly. Overall,... View more info

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1960 World Series Program, New York Yankees vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

By: (New York Yankees)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York Yankees: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16460


Stapled, full-color pictorial wraps with wraparound team photo of the 1960 New York Yankees. This copy has light, general wear and aging with a small, diagonal crease on the rear upper left corner. Overall VG to VG+. This is the Official Program for the 1960 World Series games played in New York. This is the Series that ended with Bill Mazeroski's walk-off homer in game 7. The cover of the program features a beautiful team shot of one of the greatest Yankee teams. Mickey Mantle is in the center on the front standing next to Roger Maris. Yogi Berra is on the end seat on the front row. Whitey Fo... View more info

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1961 World Series Program, New York Yankees vs. Cincinnati Reds

By: (New York Yankees)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York Yankees: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16461


Stapled, full-color pictorial wraps with image of Yankee Stadium and New York Yankees' Manager, Ralph Houk. This copy has light, general wear and aging with a small, closed tear on the lower right margin of the front wrap. Overall the program is still VG to VG+. This is the Official Program for the 1961 World Series games played in New York. The 1961 season had marked the end of Casey Stengel's tenure as Yankee Manager. It was also the season in which Mantle and Maris fought it out for the AL Home Run Crown with Maris winning out with his record-breaking 61 homers. Their feats are recognized u... View more info

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1957 World Series Program, New York Yankees vs. Milwaukee

By: (New York Yankees)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, New York Yankees: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16462


Stapled, full-color pictorial wraps with image of Yankee Stadium and the Yankee emblem. This copy has only light, general wear and aging. Overall the program is VG to VG+. This is the Official Program for the 1957 World Series games played in New York. The Braves won the Series in seven games with Lew Burdette winning three games. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages; sold GABA 8.31.19 Bob Schnapper View more info

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New York Yankees 1957 Official Year Book

By: (New York Yankees)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York Yankees: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16463

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled, full-color pictorial wraps with image of Yankee player in Yankee Stadium. This copy has damage along the spine from the bottom edge to slightly past the bottom staple. It is torn along the slit along with a diagonal crease and a half inch horizontal tear. The interior is not affected. Otherwise, this Year Book has only light, general wear and aging. Overall it is in the VG- range. This is the Year Book for the 1957 season in which the Yankees won the AL Pennant. This is also the year Mickey Mantle won the Triple Crown; there is a short section on Mantle winning. The Yankees would go t... View more info

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Philadelphia Athletics Roster and Information Booklet, 1949 :Athletics vs. Yankees

By: (Philadelphia Athletics)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Athletics: 1949

Seller ID: 16495

Condition: Good+


Stapled, small, gray, red and white booklet titled 1949 Athletics Roster but featuring other information about the team as well. This copy has a team photo in the front with Connie Mack in the middle of the front row and a photo of Shibe Park in the back. The players are listed and each player has a short biography. The booklet also includes Spring Training, a Schedule, past records, and Minor League affiliates. This booklet has some wear and creasing including an old horizontal crease in the middle where it was undoubtedly folded and put in a pocket. Overall it is G+ and a reminder of a past ... View more info

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Athletics Official Score Card and Program, 1948

By: (Philadelphia Athletics)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Athletics: 1948

Seller ID: 16589

Condition: Very Good


This is an original 1948 Score Card and Program for the Philadelphia Athletics who were still managed by Connie Mack. The program has had some use and damage but has been professionally repaired and stabilized. Covers have been reattached with archival tape and some tears and chips have been unobtrusively patched with archival material to prevent further damage. Overall the program is in VG condition. ; Various Tinted Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

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National Mid-Winter Pistol Matches, Program 1941

By: (Tinker, Gen. Clarence L., et al)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tampa, (National Mid-Winter Pistol Matches Committee): 1941

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16634

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, light-tan wraps with deeper brown titles and illustrations. This program has light edge and corner wear with some age-toning and light foxing on wraps. There is an old diagonal crease and a small stain on the front upper right corner. Interior is still bright. Overall this is an attractive, securely-bound copy. The Program lists all the competitions to be held and has many ads from the Tampa area. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 16 pages View more info

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The Rhubarb Patch: The Story of the Modern Brooklyn Dodgers

By: Barber, Red

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated, Softcover; First Printing

Seller ID: 16481

Condition: Very Good


Some edge, corner and surface wear with scuff line down spine edges and some minor tearing at extremities. Still square and securely bound. Overall this copy is VG to VG-. This book was issued simutaneously in softcover and hardcover versions, both of which state "First Printing." This is a great book for Dodger fans, having been published one year before the first, and only, World Series Championship the Brooklyn Dodgers won. Red Barber's prose is wonderful as are the photos by Barney Stein. Both Stein and Barber had arrived in Brooklyn in 1939. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 12... View more info

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British Boxing

By: Batchelor, Denzil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11646

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Tan covers with white title and illustration of boxing gloves. Light edge and corner wear but still square and securely bound. Jacket matches book but part of the interior front flap has been torn in two. The torn piece is present, inside mylar. There is also some spotting and soiling on jacket. ; Britain in Pictures; Color and B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages; Many exceptional color and black & white illustrations from a variety of sources. View more info

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Life of William T. Porter

By: Brinley, Francis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1860

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11249

Condition: Good+


Original blindstamped pebbled brown cloth, gilt spine lettering. Covers spotted, spine sunned and lettering dulled. Minimal wear to the spine ends and corner tips. Label removed lower spine, probably from personal library. Bookplate on front pastedown. First free end page lacking. Book is square and binding tight; contents clean. Porter was an important figure in the development of horseracing in the US. Chapters include information about: Ancestry of William T. Porter, Reads the Life of Franklin and decides to become a Printer, Enters an office in Andover, MA and travels to Boston; Porter com... View more info

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Stan Musial's "How the Majors Play Baseball"

By: Broeg, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Rawlings Sporting Goods: 1957

Seller ID: 14867

Condition: Very Good


Stapled red and black wraps with white titles and a photo of Musial. Light edge and corner wear with a lightly scuffed area upper right where and old sticker was removed. This was an advertising booklet produced by Rawlings with Stan the Man. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 48 pages View more info

The Ryder Cup : Golf's Greatest Event

By: Bubka, Bob and Tom Clavin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13237

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket have only very light shelf wear. Book appears unread. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 251 pages; History of the Ryder Cup. View more info

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The Sportsman's Encyclopedia

By: Burton, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 12331

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only light shelf wear and a minor corner bump. Jacket has light edge wear and some toning near spine. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 638 pages; Compendium of most major and minor sports in the U. S. View more info

Fisherman's Bible, 1954

By: Conder, Forest E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marion IN, Old Fisherman: 1954

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 13479

Condition: Very Good


Stapled blue and yellow wraps with black titles. Some minor edge and corner wear with aging on wraps and even toning of interior. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; A yearly fishing almanac and guide. Facsimile signature and inscription o title page. This states, "Eighth Annual Edition." View more info

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Autograph of First Day Cover : Baseball Centennial, 1939

By: Dean, Dizzy

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Times Square, US Post Office: 1939

Seller ID: 15261


Except for aging, autograph, front of envelope and cachet are near fine. The back of the envelope, however, has residue from being pasted into an album. For display, this autograph is still near fine. Dizzy Dean is in the Hall of Fame and was one of the great pitchers of all time. His career was cut short by injuries. He is also remermbered as the announcer for the Game of the Week on Saturdays in the 1950's and 60's. Along with sidekicks Buddy Blatner and more famously Pee Wee Reese, Diz was famous for his enthusiasm and his unusual relationship with English grammar: "He slud in there safe, P... View more info

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Everest : Triumph and Tragedy on the World's Highest Peak

By: Dickinson, Matt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13504

Condition: Near Fine


Color pictorial covers with white title. Book shows only very light shelf wear. No dust wrapper as issued. ; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 31 pages; A history of climbers on Mt. Everest with many facsimiles of documents in envelopes, packets and folds. Many photographs in color and engrossing book for those fascinated by Everest. View more info

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Cliche: Resume: a Decade Plus Deep

By: Eisenhour, MacKenzie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Gingko Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13840


Book is about NF with one small ding near top right corner, visible in scan as white dot. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 311 pages; Comprehensive history and photographic record of Cliche Skateboards, a European company. View more info