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STENGEL - His Life and Times

by Creamer, Robert W. (re: Casey Stengel)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671224899
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984. 349 pp. Quarter-bound in blue cloth on blue boards; lettered in silver on the spine; blue endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Dj painting of Stengel by Wendell Minor. This includes a dropped-in baseball card… Read more
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THEY CALL ME SPARKY

by Anderson, Sparky (with Dan Ewald)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781886947238
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$14.95

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Chelsea, Michigan: Sleeping Bear Press, 1998. (vi) 256 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine; gray endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Statistical Legacy; Putting It on the Line; The Right Thing - The Only… Read more
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PETE ROSE: MY STORY

by Rose, Pete (with Roger Kahn)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780025606111
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New York: Macmillan and Co., 1989. (xviii) 300 pp. Quarter-bound in red cloth on black boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. This includes a dropped-in O-Pee-Chee Baseball Card from 1985 featuring… Read more
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ASK DAVE - Dave Winfield Answers Kids' Questions About Baseball and Life

by Winfield, Dave (edited by Don Effenberger)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780836280579
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Kansas City, Missouri: Andrews McMeel Publishing - Pioneer Books, 1994. 102 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and with three Dave Winfield collector cards. The Contents are: A Message from Dave Winfield; My Pitch; My Turn At Bat;… Read more
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HEROES OF THE NEGRO LEAGUES

by Chiarello, Mark; Morelli, Jack (introduction by Monte Irvin)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810994348
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$29.95

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New York: Abrams - Harry N. Abrams, 2007. 128 pp. Pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; illustrated endpapers; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Includes a DVD documentary, Only the Ball Was White, produced to accompany this book. Also includes three dropped-in baseball cards, two in the old cigarette pack style,… Read more
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A NOBLE GAME - A History of the Negro Baseball Leagues

by Pascoe, Will

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781419645471
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$19.95

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Toronto: BookSurge, 2006. 161 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This includes three dropped-in baseball cards, two in the old cigarette pack style, both printed by Sports Card News in 1992, one featuring Lou Dials and one featuring Josh Gibson; also included is a card from… Read more
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BABE RUTH - The Big Moments of the Big Fellow

by Meany, Tom (re: Babe Ruth)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
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New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1970. 249 pp. Pictorial boards; orange upper edge; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings; as issued, no dustjacket. This includes a pair of Babe Ruth trading cards, one from 1990 featuring the All Time New York Yankees, and the other from the Babe Ruth… Read more
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THE GAME IS EASY - LIFE IS HARD: The Story of Ferguson Jenkins Jr.

by Turcotte, Dorothy (re: Fergie Jenkins)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780968960905
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$24.95

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Grimsby, Ontario: The Fergie Jenkins Foundation, 2002. 201 pp. followed by a series of black and white and colour plates. Signed by Ferguson Jenkins on the half-title page. Black cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside… Read more
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EVEN THE BABE CAME TO PLAY - Small Town Baseball in the Dirty 30s

by Ashe, Robert

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780921054962
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Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing, 1991. 172 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This includes a dropped-in card from the 1985 Topps Collectors Series featuring Babe Ruth. The Contents are: 1930 - The One That Got Away; 1931 - The Climb… Read more
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BASEBALL AND THE COLOR LINE

by Gilbert, Tom

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780531157473
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New York: Franklin Watts - The African American Experience, 1995. 176 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This includes two dropped-in baseball cards, one in the old cigarette pack style featuring Cool Papa Bell from the 1992 Sports Card… Read more
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MY TURN AT BAT - The Story of My Life

by Williams, Ted (with John Underwood)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780671771591
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$9.95

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Richmond Hill, Ontario: Pocket Books, 1970. 232 pp. Pocket Book 77159. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine and some scuffing on the back cover; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. This includes a dropped-in baseball card featuring Ted Williams from the 1985 Topps Collectors Series.. Second Printing. Paperback. Very Good.… Read more
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THE PETE ROSE STORY - An Autobiography

by Rose, Pete (introduction by Joe Garagiola)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York and Cleveland: World Publishing - Tower Books, 1970. 202 pp. Quarter-bound in red cloth on white boards; lettered in white on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some rubbing on the front panel and a crease on the back panel; price clipped; faint pencil mark on the front free endpaper; no… Read more
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FAITHFUL

by King, Stephen; O'Nan, Stewart

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780743267526
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New York: Scribner - Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004. (xv) 403 pp. Quarter-bound in black on red boards; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Two diehard Boston Red Sox fans... The contents are: Introduction by Stewart O'Nan; Spring Training: Welcome to Next Year; April/May: Who Are These Guys?;… Read more
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HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR BASEBALL

by Siebert, Dick; Vogel, Otto H.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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Chicago: The Athletic Institute, 1955. 96 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers; illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. Edge and corner wear with some creasing; not store stamped. The Contents are: Infield and Home Plate Diagrams; The Game's History; The Game Today; Throwing; Fielding Ground Balls; Fielding Fly Balls; Hitting; Bunting; Base Running; Sliding;… Read more
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MY FAVORITE SUMMER - 1956 - with - MICKEY MANTLE TOPPS BASEBALL CARD from 1956 - with - MICKEY MANTLE COMICS - Volume 1, number 1 - December 1991 - Baseball's Greatest Heroes

by Mantle, Mickey (with Phil Pepe); Peyer, Tom

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385412612
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$1,195.95

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New York and Buffalo: Doubleday and Company; Topps; Magnum Comics, 1956. (xviii) 248 pp. Quarter-bound in blue cloth on pale gray boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated endpapers; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This includes a dropped-in reproduction of Mantle's… Read more
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THROWING HEAT - The Autobiography of Nolan Ryan

by Ryan, Nolan (with Harvey Frommer)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385244381
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New York: Doubleday and Company, 1988. (xv) 236 pp. Quarter-bound in blue cloth on orange boards; decorated in gilt on the spine; red endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This includes three dropped-in Nolan Ryan baseball cards: the Leaf card from… Read more
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THE LITTLE LEAGUE GUIDE TO TEE BALL

by McIntosh, Ned

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780809237913
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$9.95

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Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1993. (xi) 146 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Part One: Starting Out: What Is Little League; In Youth Baseball - Softball for Your Child. Part Two: Teaching the Basics:… Read more
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BASEBALL'S BIGGEST BLOOPERS - The Games That Got Away

by Gutman, Dan

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670846030
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$9.95

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New York: Viking - The Penguin Group, 1993. (xi) 160 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth on green boards; lettered in silver on the spine; headband; blue endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Part One: The Four Most Dramatic Mistakes… Read more
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BANANA BATS AND DING-DONG BALLS - A Century of Unique Baseball Inventions

by Gutman, Dan

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780020140054
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$14.95

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New York: Macmillan and Co., 1995. (xvii) 251 pp. Trade paperback format. Light rubbing at the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and line drawings. If you have ever wondered about the first game on the radio, the catcher's mitt, the catcher's mask, the ding-dong… Read more
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THE BASEBALL READER - Favorites from The Fireside Books of Baseball

by Einstein, Charles (editor) (Franklin P. Adams; Samuel Hopkins Adams; Sherwood Anderson; Roger Angell; Jimmy Breslin; Heywood Broun; Richard Donovan; John Drebinger; James T. Farrell; Don Hoak; Carl Hubbell; Shirley Jackson; John Lardner; Ring W. Lardner)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780517675779
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$19.95

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New York: Bonanza Books, 1986. (xiii) 361 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. There are far too many articles to list them all here but some of the highlights are: Tinker to Evers to Chance by… Read more
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