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Play Baseball the Ripken Way: The Complete Illustrated Guide to the Fundamentals
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Play Baseball the Ripken Way: The Complete Illustrated Guide to the Fundamentals

By Ripken Jr., Cal; Ripken, Bill; Burke, Larry

U.S.A.: Random House, 2004. A beautiful copy. SIGNED by hall of famer Cal Ripken, Jr. and also signed by brother Bill Ripken, a major league veteran. . Signed By Cal Ripken, Jr. And Bill Ripkin. Hard Cover. Near New/Near New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.00

National League Green Book - 1984. Bowie Kuhn's Copy

New York, NY, U.S.A.: National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, 1984. This copy of the 1984 National League Green Book was Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's personal copy, with his name embossed on the front cover, in his final year as commissioner. Kuhn was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008. Light wear at extremities. . Spiral. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Association Copy.

$75.00

The Picture History of the Boston Red Sox
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The Picture History of the Boston Red Sox

By Sullivan, George

U.S.A.: Bobbs-Merrill, 1979. This pictorial history book has been signed by the following former Red Sox players: Jim Lonborg, Jose Santiago, Bill Monbouquette, Bernie Carbo, and Billy Conigliaro. The book itself is in Very Good condition and the dust jacket is bright with some edgewear and small tears (jacket protected by clear plastic). Also included are 3 Certificates of Authenticity for the Signatures of B. Monbouquette, J. Santiago and B. Conigliaro (from 2014); a Bernie Carbo collector's baseball card also included.. Signed by 5 Red Sox Players. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$175.00

The Philadelphia Phillies - Signed By 8 Ball Players

By Lieb, Frederick G.; Baumgartner, Stan

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1953. Book has been signed by 8 greats from the Phillies. Richard "Richie" Ashburn (1995 Hall of Fame), Otto Knabe (Philly 1907-1914), Del Ennis (1948 Sporting News Rookie of the Year), Steve O'Neill (Phillies Manager/Top 100 Greatest Indians Players/Managed Tigers to 1945 World Series Victory), Willie Jones (1950-51 National League All-Stars), Benny Bengough (NY Yankees catcher 1946-58/close friend of Babe Ruth), Jack "Jackie" Mayo (Whiz Kid team member), Jim Konstanty (1950 Associated Press Athlete of the Year Award/1950 Most Valuable Player/1950 Sporting News Player of The Year Award). All 8 signatures are written in this order on the free-end paper. The WHIZ KIDS was the nickname given to the particularly youthful 1950 Phillies team. They won the National League pennant in 1950 and entered the World Series against the NY Yankees. Included in the team were starters Richie Ashburn, Willie Jones, and Del Ennis as well as Jackie Mayo, Jim Konstanty, and Benny Bengough (Whiz Kids' coach). The book itself has photos within, some of which are players that have signed this book. There is some heavy wear at top and base of spine and some at corners of book. Grey covers with bright red Phillies design. Binding is still tight. This is a quite rare book, even before being signed by all these players. Books contents are well-maintained.. Signed by 8 Phillies. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$175.00

U.S.S.R. Russian Stamp Collection Book (115 Total)

By Manturov, Valentin L. (Collector)

Soviet Russia, 1981. This is a collection book of Russian stamps released in 1981. These are LOOSE stamps and are unused and in MINT condition. These are ideal for a collector of stamps. The pages of this book are hard cardboard with 4 small clear plastic sleeves per page (each sleeve can hold 2-3 stamps). This collection of many various subjects totals 115 stamps. Subjects include Art, Space Travel, Politics & Government, Sports, Nature, Animals, Engineering and more. Two notable figure are Lenin & Picasso. . Hard Cover. Like New/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - 9¾" Tall.

$85.00

Sporting Pastimes

By Hall, Dorothea (ed)

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Book Sales, 1991. Name inside front cover and on front end paper. Slight wear at corners of jacket.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$10.00

Basketball Was Born Here

By Bates, Joseph D., Jr.; Williams, Lee

Springfield, MA: Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, 1959. No date. For a similar booklet WorldCat has 1959? This was when the Hall was granted a charter. 3/8th inch tear at top corner of front cover. Darkening of covers.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. BK-1.

$7.50

So You Want to Be a Sportscaster

By Coleman, Ken

New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1973. The techniques and skills of Sports Announcing by one of the country's most experienced broadcasters. Inscribed on the front end paper, "To Brien Hope You Enjoy Ken Coleman 8/23/02". Bumped and worn corners. Tears, creases, chips around the edges of the jacket.. Inscribed By Author. Hard Cover. Good/Good Minus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Los Toros: Tratado Tecnico e Historico. 4 Volumes

By Cossio, Jose Maria De

Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, S.A., 1961. The classic history of bull fighting in Spain and in other parts of the world. Text in Spanish with many illustrations. Four Volumes as follows: Vol 1, 1951; vol 2, 1953; vol 3, 1952; vol 4, 1961. Matching covers are one quarter leather and three quarters blue cloth. Wear around edges of spine and leather. Bumped and worn corners. Creases on front end papers. Few light spots on Volume 2. Overall a Good set of very heavy books - quite usable and readable. Extra post because of weight and number of volumes.. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$450.00

From Gladiateur to Persimmon

By Dixon, Sydenham

London: Grant Richards, 1901. Binding is half-leather and marbled boards. Wear at front hinge. Four illustrations. Companion to Watson's English Sport in its binding.. Leather Bound. Very Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

Racquetball Basics

By Boccaccio, Tony

Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1979. 1/2 inch tear at top of back of jacket. Price sticker on front flap.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. Illus. by Gow, Bill (illus); Jacobs, Paul (photos). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.50

Fest Programm 1., 2. Und 3. Juli, Goldene Jubelfeier in Verbindung Mit Der 50. Jahrfeier Des X. Deutschen Turnkreises Und Dem Gauturnen Des Karlsruher Turngaues

By Reich, Fritz (Leitung: Erster Turnwart)

Karsruhe: Schau-Turnene Des Jubel-Vereins, 1911. Program for celebration of gymnastics in Karlsruhe in 1911. A spinter group of this athletic club split off in 1909 to form the soccer club. Darkening. Upper right corner bumped. Otherwise very good inside. 16pp.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Brunnert, Paul (cover art). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Speed Swimming

By Daniels, C.M.

New York: American Sports Publishing Company, 1919. Covers spotted and stained. Corners creased. 1 inch tear lower right corner of front cover. Staining and spotting on first and last page. Name on front cover and first page.. Soft Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

English Sport

By Watson, Alfred E.T. (ed)

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1903. Binding is half-leather and marbled boards. Wear on front hinge. 15 color plates. Lovely steeplechase design on spine. Companion book to Dixon's book on horse racing in the binding. Keywords: Sport, Horse Racing, Fox Hunting, Racing, Cricket, Polo, Motoring, Falconry, Riding, Rugby, Football (Soccer), Shooting, Billiards, Hunting, Golf.. Leather Bound. Very Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

Tennis Begins at Forty

By Gonzalez, Pancho; Bairstow, Jeffrey

New York: The Dial Press, 1976. Tears and discolorations on jacket.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Minus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$10.00

Constituion of the New England Inter-Collegiate Amateur Athletic Association, 1934 Official Handbook, Embracing Also the By-Laws, and the ...

By Dana, Lawrence (Pres); Steadman, Kenneth A. (Sec)

Hartford: New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association, 1934. ...Rules for the Government of the Annual Field Meeting and The Annual Cross-Country Runs, and the Awarding of the Championship Cups and Prizes. Revised by a Special Committee of the Association , 1931 and Amended at Conventions since. Foxing on covers and inside back cover. Name of owner on top right of front cover. Numbers and marks on the fold out. Otherwise very good. P. 40-45 and fold out list name of college of winners and 26 inch fold lists records [but not the player] of the annual field meetings. 45pp. + fold out.. Revised. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$35.00