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Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu

by UPDIKE, John

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Published
1977
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Fine
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$450.00

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Northridge, California: Lord John Press, 1977. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Quarter cloth and papercovered boards. Fine. Copy number 74 of 300 numbered copies Signed by the author. A much beloved essay on Ted Williams' last at-bat.
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Past Time Baseball as History

by TYGIEL, Jules

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780195033007
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$25.00

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New York: Oxford, 2000. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Octavo. 258pp. Illustrated. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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image of 1962 Official Rules - Regulations Junior, Pony, Colt Baseball

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Washington, Pennsylvania: Pony & Colt Baseball, 1962. Softcover. Near Fine. 16mo. 32pp. Stapled illustrated wrappers. Near fine.
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$50.00
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His Good Stuff: Baseball Poems

by MANESIS, John

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Published
2017
Condition
Fine
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$45.00

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(Lexington, Kentucky): The Author, 2017. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Trade paperback original. Illustrated wrappers. Fine. Inscribed by the author to the poet George Economou. Self-published baseball poetry.
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Bang the Drum Slowly

by HARRIS, Mark

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Published
1956
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780394416007
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$200.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Tiny owner's name front fly else fine, lacking the dustwrapper. A nice copy of an elusive baseball classic, reprising the character of Henry Wiggen from the author's novel *The Southpaw*. First dramatized for television with Paul Newman, later a film, scripted by Harris, with Robert De Niro and… Read more
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$200.00
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The Duke Decides

by TUNIS, John R.

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Published
1939
Condition
Fine
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$40.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1939. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Second edition. Fine in slightly spine-sunned else near fine dustwrapper.
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$40.00
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Good Enough to Dream

by KAHN, Roger

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780385189125
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$25.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1985. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. 351pp. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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Low and Inside

by SMITH, Ira L. and H. Allen Smith

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1949. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Illustrated by Leo Hershfield. Light foxing on page edges, boards slightly soiled, very good lacking the dustwrapper.
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New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Later printing. 217pp. Fine in a very good dustwrapper with spine sunned, small tideline internally on spine tail.
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image of (Ticket): Negro Minstrel Show at Gaehle's Hall... Spet. 16th, 1933... Given by Pond Baseball Club

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[St. Louis?]: Pond Baseball Club / Allied Printing, 1933. Unbound. Very Good. Printed ticket on orange paper. 3.5" x 2". Uneven sunning, thus very good.
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$35.00
image of (Baseball photograph): "Baseball Parade June 12th [1909] New York & Cincinnati Teams in Franklin Cars"

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New York: F. Ed. Spooner and Chas. S. Wells, Motor News, Motor Photos, Motor Adv, 1909. Unbound. Very Good. Sepia-toned gelatin silver photograph. 8.75" x 7.5". Stamped with the photographer name and hand-captioned in pencil, both on the verso. Small chips at the corners not substantially effecting the image, very good. Approximately 30 uniformed players from the New… Read more
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$850.00
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The All-Lover All-Star Team and 50 Other Improbable Baseball All-Star Lineups

by DAVIS, Al and Elliot Horne

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780688096212
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$20.00

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New York: William Morrow, 1990. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. First edition. 185pp. Very faint dampstain on spine tail into gutters, boards a bit bowed, very good in fine dustwrapper. Amusing compilation of all-time great teams. As well as teams that highlight the best player at each position, for traditional categories: most home runs, best average, etc. it also fields… Read more
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image of [Cabinet photograph]: Very Early 19th Century Baseball Nine

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1880. Unbound. Good. Cabinet card photograph. Measuring 4¾" x 5½" on slightly larger card. Likely collodion or possibly carbon photographic print of nine players in uniform. No photographer's information. Corners of card rounded with mild erosion and creases at the corners of the image, pinhole upper left, where it might have been pinned up, overall a good example.… Read more
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$700.00
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The Mick

by MANTLE, Mickey and Herb Gluck

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780385194563
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$20.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1985. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Later printing. 248pp. Illustrated from black and white photographs. Remainder spray on bottom page edges, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper with short closed tears on edges.
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In Other Words

by ADAMS, Franklin P.

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Published
1912
Condition
Near Fine
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$50.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1912. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Green cloth. Spine gilt a little tarnished, very good or better, lacking the dustwrapper. Humorous verse, including several on baseball, most notably "Baseball's Sad Lexicon" that begins: "These are the saddest of possible words: 'Tinkers to Evers to Chance'". Adams's second book.
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Baseball

by SMITH, Robert

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Published
1970
Condition
Good
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1970. Hardcover. Good/Good. First printing of the revised edition. Octavo. 437pp. Faint dampstain on top corners of cloth and dustwrapper, good only in a good only dustwrapper with straight-edge cut along front panel and corresponding dampstain.
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How to Play Base Ball

by CHADWICK, Henry; Adrian Constantine Anson

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Published
1889
Condition
Good
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$7,500.00

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New York: A.G. Spalding & Bros, 1889. Softcover. Good. First edition. Spalding's Library of Athletic Sports, No. 20. 12mo. pp. [1-3] 4-192 [193-196 (ads)]. Four pages of publisher's ads at the back. In the original printed wrapper, with "Compliments of Office" written in ink on the front wrap, most likely by Chadwick. Inscribed by Chadwick on the title… Read more
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image of An 1869 Letter from a Tufts College Student featuring a Six Page detailed account of the College's Baseball Games

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Unbound. Fine. A lengthy 13 page Autograph Letter Signed ("John") dated 16 November 1869 to fellow (or former) student Taber Ashton in Philadelphia. Three bi-folia plus a single leaf. Folded as mailed else just about fine; original envelope present (a little soiled, two canceled 3 cent stamps intact, postmarked "College Hill, Mass."). An exuberant and effusive letter sent… Read more
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$2,000.00
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Take Time for Paradise: Americans and Their Games

by GIAMATTI, A. Bartlett

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
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$25.00

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New York: Summit Books, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in price-clipped else fine dustwrapper. Posthomously published ruminations on America and baseball by the former President of Yale and later Commissioner of Major League Baseball.
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The Jackie Robinson Reader: Perspectives on an American Hero

by TYGIEL, Jules

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
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$20.00

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(New York): Dutton, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Essays and anecdotes about Robinson, with contributions by Roger Kahn, Red Barber, Wendell Smith, Malcolm X, Arthur Mann, and others.
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