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MY LIFE IN HOCKEY
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MY LIFE IN HOCKEY

By Beliveau, Jean (with Chrys Goyens and Allan Turowetz)

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1994. (xi) 326 pp. Trade paperback format - a new, expanded and updated edition. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. This includes an original dropped-in Jean Beliveau hockey card from the 1961 - 1962 series. The Contents are: Foreword by Dick Irvin; Introduction; The Memories; The Town; La Vieille Capitale; The Tug-of-War; The Fantastic Fifties; The Neglected Sixties; The Players; The Coaches; The Legacies of Bobby Orr; The Second Floor; The Money Game; and The People and Places; followed by an Appendix: Jean Beliveau's Semi-Pro and Professional Statistical Record; and an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

THE RINK - Stories from Hockey's Home Towns

By Cuthbert, Chris; Russell, Scott

Toronto: Viking - The Penguin Group, 1997. (xvi) 332 pp. Pale blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Prologue: Windsor Nova Scotia; Brampton Memorial Arena - Brampton Ontario; Cahill Stadium - Summerside Prince Edward Island; Notre Dame College - Wilcox Saskatchewan; Harbour Station - Saint John New Brunswick; Viking Carena - Viking Alberta; Cominco Arena - Trail British Columbia; Whitney Forum - Flin Flon Manitoba; Le Colisee - Quebec City Quebec; Sault Memorial Gardens - Sault Ste Marie Ontario; and Memorial Stadium - St John's Newfoundland; followed by an epilogue.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF DROPPING THE PUCK - A History of the OHA - Ontario Hockey Association
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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF DROPPING THE PUCK - A History of the OHA - Ontario Hockey Association

By Young, Scott

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1989. 365 pp. Personalized inscription by Scott Young on the title page. Blue boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. The Contents are: A Meeting at the Queen's Hotel; The Way It Was; The Enforcer; The Long Survivor; A Murder Charge and Enter the Ladies; The Year of the Crooks... and Saints; War Years; Surviving - and Changing the Rules; The Man from Midland; Legalizing the Bootleg Amateurs; The Fix Was on in Kingston; Last Hurrah for the Seniors; The OHA and the NHL; The OHA and the Law; Boys and Girls Together; Hockey Injuries; Who's to Blame When the Riot Starts; Port Elgin, Hanover and Otto Jelinek; All in a Day's Work; and A New Century; followed by an appendix: OHA Chief Executive Officers; and an index.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

RED KELLY
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RED KELLY

By Obodiac, Stan

Toronto: Clarke Irwin, 1971. 70 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; orange endpapers; illustrated with line drawings and black and white photographs. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Introducing Red Kelly; Pete Kelly's New Kid; Training a Hockey Star; Red Moves Up to the Juniors; The Detroit Red Wings; The Toronto Maple Leafs; Red's Career in Politics; The Los Angeles Kings; Kelly Enters the Hockey Hall of Fame; and The Pittsburgh Penguins.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

THE BEST OF MILT DUNNELL - Over 40 Years of Great Sportswriting
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THE BEST OF MILT DUNNELL - Over 40 Years of Great Sportswriting

By Dunnell, Milt (edited by Robert Brehl; Foreword by Angelo Dundee)

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1993. (xvii) 286 pp. Pale gray boards lettered in black on the spine; headband; illustrated endpapers; interior illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. There are far too many articles here to list the entire contents but the Chapters are: Foreword by Angelo Dundee; Hockey; Football; Milt At Large; Horseracing; Boxing; and Baseball. Some of the highlights are: The Rangers Couldn't Use Howe - Gordie Howe signed by Detroit; It Couldn't Happen - It Could - in Montreal 1955 - The Riot Following Rocket Richard's Suspension; Gretzky Class - His Trademark Win or Lose; Tip of the Season and No Person Bet - 1954 - Marily Bell's Swim Across Lake Ontario; He Could Have Danced All Night - The Derby Record is Broken by Northern Dancer; Only One Man Had a Chance - Secretariat and Ron Turcotte Win the Triple Crown; You Can't Run and Still Win - Surgar Ray Robinson's Controversial Loss to Carmen Basilio; Science It Wasn't - A Sizzler It Was - In a Fight Against George Foreman, Ali Regains His Title; and many, many more.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

KILLER - The Brian Kilrea Story - A Life in Hockey
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KILLER - The Brian Kilrea Story - A Life in Hockey

By Kilrea, Brian (as told to James Davidson)

Burnstown, Ontario: General Store Publishing House, 1993. (vii) 168 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Said Don Cherry, "Super book! If you want to know about life in the minors of hockey, this is the book. Brian tells about the Darth Vader of hockey, Eddie Shore. Great book by a great guy." And David Branch, OHL Commissioner, said "Brian is a great competitor but he puts the game of life ahead of the game on the ice and that's important. He's always managed to keep things in perspective and have good strong values. That illustrates that you can be fair and treat your players properly and be very successful." The Contents are: Things Work Out for the Best; I Always Wanted to be a Hockey Player; Property of the Detroit Red Wings; Meeting Eddie Shore; The Calder Cup Years; Life in the Minors; Eddie and Me; Strike; King for a Few Months; Back to the Minors; The Making of a Hockey Coach; Rookie Behind the Bench; Bobby, Doug and Peter - Building a Memorial Cup Team; After 10 Years - Victory; On the the Island; Back Home Again; and What's Next; followed by: Brian Kilrea's Coaching Record; With Ottawa 67s; and Brian Kilrea's Playing Stats.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

INTO THE EMPTY NET - Tales of Big League Hockey
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INTO THE EMPTY NET - Tales of Big League Hockey

By Brewitt, Ross

Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 1994. 246 pp. Trade paperback format. Personalized inscription on the title page by Ross Brewitt. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. The Chapters are: THE OLD STARS: Gone to Join the Circus; PIT MARTIN: Cadillac Jack's and the MPH Line; PAT STAPLETON: Bring on the Clowns; BOB NEVIN: Straight Priorities; PAT QUINN: Clockwork Oranges; PETER MAHOLVLICH: Just Another Sweater; BRIAN GLENNIE: Moments of Impact; JIM PAPPIN: A Show of Hands; FRED STANFIELD: All in the Family; WALT McKECHNIE: A Jersey with Air Miles; DOUG FAVELL: Like Picking Cherries; DALE TALLON: Fist Pick Second Pick; GIL PERREAULT: Never Know 'til You Get There; JEAN BELIEVEAU: Premiere Class, Merci; DEREK SANDERSON: Lobbying in Montreal; AL HAMILTON: The Barber Shop Quartet; KARRYL EDESTRAND: Taking a Tumble; TONY McKEGNEY: You Have the Right to Remain Silent; DENNIS HULL: Follow the Rented Hair; and TIM HORTON: Strong-Arm Tactics.. Signed by Author. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

PAL HAL - A Biography of Harold Ballard
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PAL HAL - A Biography of Harold Ballard

By Beddoes, Dick (re: Harold Ballard)

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1989. (viii) 328 pp. Cream-coloured boards lettered in black on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name inside. Included are two dropped-in O Pee Chee hockey cards featuring two of Ballard's few brilliant moves as the Leafs owner: Darryl Sittler, regular season card from 1978; and Lanny MacDonald, regular season card from 1976. The Contents are: Mammon of the Mint; The Young Hal; Riding Out the Depression; Skating Through a Golden Haze; The Tug of War; The Silver Seven; Buying the Gardens; Maple Leaf Mint; Cash Before Class; Our Falling Leafs; Patriotism with Profit; Only a Game; Mission to Moscow; Millhaven Motel; The Locust Years; The Sunshine Boys; Saints and Sinners; The Battling Ballards; and Hospital Follies. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

THE BLACKHAWKS
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THE BLACKHAWKS

By McFarlane, Brian

Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 2000. (xv) 220 pp. Red boards lettered in black on the spine; black endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings but page 169 has a crease. Included here are five dropped in hockey cards. The most important one is an autographed Pierre Pilot card. The card was published by Ulitmate in 1992 but the autograph was acquired in person at a card show in the early 90s. The other four cards are an original 1978 O-Pee-Chee of Stan Mikita; another 1992 Ultimate, this one of Elmer Moose Vasko; a reproduction Parkhurst card from 1992 featuring coach Tommy Ivan; and another Parkhurst from 1992, this one featuring Glenn Hall... in a Red Wings uniform. The Contents are: Foreword by Glenn Hall; Hockey Breezes into the Windy City; The First Golden Era; Hard Times of West Madison Street; Norris and Wirtz Take Charge; Muldoon's Curse Is Lifted (with Bobby Hull); Close but No Championship; The Hawks Rebuild; A Decade of Instability; The Blackhawks Through the Years; Black Hawks Rewarded for Excellence; and Blackhawks in the Hall of Fame. . First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$39.95

A GREAT GAME - The Forgotten Leafs and the Rise of Professional Hockey
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A GREAT GAME - The Forgotten Leafs and the Rise of Professional Hockey

By Harper, Prime Minister Stephen J.

Toronto: Simon and Schuster Canada, 2013. (xiii) 352 pp. Quarter-bound in black on beige boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs and colour paintings. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This includes a dropped-in review by Earl Fowler of Movie Entertainment magazine. The Contents are: Introduction: Facing Off; The Old Order in Hockey's Second City; The Rise of the Paper Tyrant; The Enemy in the Open; The Road to War; The Rebellion Begins; The Uprising Spreads; The Pros on the March; A Brush with Eternity; The Pros in Retreat; The Triumph of the Amateurs; The Old Order Restored; The Revenge of History; The New Order in Hockey's Second City; and Overtime: An Era Fades Away; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

HOCKEY SHOWDOWN - The Canada Russia Hockey Series - The Inside Story
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HOCKEY SHOWDOWN - The Canada Russia Hockey Series - The Inside Story

By Sinden, Harry

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1972. 126 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a bit of rubbing on the covers and a crease on the lower left of the back cover; faintly creased spine; no interior markings. This includes a dropped-in hockey card of Harry Sinden coaching the very first Canada - Russia hockey series, printed in 1991 by Future Trends Experience to celebrate the series. The Contents are: Preface; Game One: Toronto; Montreal; Game Two: Toronto; Game Three: Winnipeg; Game Four: Vancouver; Interim: Rochester; Somewhere Over the Atlantic; Sweden; Game Five: Moscow; Game Six: Moscow; Game Seven: Moscow; Prague; and Toronto.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

TOUGH GUY - My Life on the Edge
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TOUGH GUY - My Life on the Edge

By Probert, Bob (with Kirstie McLellan Day) (foreword by Steve Yzerman)

Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, 2010. (xvi) 288 pp. Quarter-bound in red on white boards; lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with colour plates. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This includes seven dropped-in Bob Probert sports cards: Topps 1991; Score 1991; Pinnacle 1992; Score 1990; Bowman 1991; Upper Deck 1990; and Pro Set 1991. The Contents are: Foreword by Dani Probert; Foreword by Steve Yzerman; Prologue: The Last Chapter; Like Don Cherry Says; Go Easy Al; A Big Guy with Good Hands; A Lot of Guys Were Doing It; Crispy; Somebody Do Something; Let's Do It Again; The Pizza's Gone and So Are You; Probert You Idiot; A Gazillion Girls; Busted; Mo Melly; Let's Show Some Enthusiasm; Cease the Day; Rehabilitated; Here Comes the Bride; I'm in Trouble Now; My Kind of Town; Getting the Show on the Road; Bob Dylan's Gym; A One Way Ticket; Dear Disease; You Don't Have to Tell Jim; You Can't Stay Here; Brogan's Letter; and A Tactical Landing; followed by an epilogue; Timeline; Career Stats; Career Milestones; Fights; and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

J. R. - The Fast Crazy Life of Hockey's Most Outspoken and Most Colourful Personality
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J. R. - The Fast Crazy Life of Hockey's Most Outspoken and Most Colourful Personality

By Roenick, Jeremy (with Kevin Allen)

Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, 2012. 304 pp. Quarter-bound in black on gray boards; lettered in silver on the spine; gray endpapers; headband; illustrated with colour plates. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This includes eight dropped-in Jeremy Roenick hockey cards: O-Pee-Chee 1992, a re-creation of Roenick's rookie card; 1992 O-Pee-Chee; 1991 Topps; 1991 Score; 1991 Bowman Hat Trick; 1991 Score Franchise Player; 1991 Score Crunch Crew; and 1994 McDonald's Upper Deck All Star. The Contents are: Introduction; Please Come to Boston; Weighing My Odds; Knowing My Creator; Finding My Bluster in the Windy City; Showing Me the Door; Selling Ice in the Desert; Guts; Payback Was a Bitch; Not All Rainbows and Butterflies; Exit Strategy; Hitch in My Giddy-up; The Gambler; Born in the U.S.A.; Death in the Family; The Bomb; All in My Head; Dancing with Probert; To Live and Die in L.A.; Wayne's (Gretzky) World; Reprieve; When the Cheering Stops; Friends and Enemies; and Who I Am; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$19.95

HAMILTON'S HOCKEY TIGERS
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HAMILTON'S HOCKEY TIGERS

By Wesley, Sam; Wesley, David (foreword by Don Cherry)

Toronto: James Lorimer and Company, 2005. 96 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white and colour photographs and memorabilia. This is the forgotten tale of Hamilton's short lived NHL franchise and the owner-player conflict that killed a team the town loved. The Contents are: Foreword by Don Cherry; Introduction; Part One: The Beginnings: December 22 1920; The Early NHL; The Bulldogs - the Battle for Quebec. Part Two: Life in the Basement: The First Season; The Second Season; Art Ross's Team. Part Three: Hamilton Loses a Winner: Arrival of the Greens; The Final Season; The Strike; and Life in New York City; followed by an afterword: Hamilton Hockey Since the Tigers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$34.95

GREAT GOALTENDERS - Stars of Hockey's Golden Age
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GREAT GOALTENDERS - Stars of Hockey's Golden Age

By Barber, Jim

Canmore, Alberta: Altitude Publishing Canada, 2006. 119 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs; the front cover features Terry Sawchuk. The Contents are: Prologue; Introduction; Clint Benedict: The Unheralded Innovator; Chuck Rayner: Broadway's Best; Terry Sawchuk: Tortured Brilliance; Jacques Plante: Who Was That Masked Man; Gump Worsley: A Funny Little Hall of Famer; Glenn Hall: The Longevity of Mr Goalie; and Johnny Bower: Middle Aged Marvel.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$14.95

BLEEDING BLUE - Giving My All for the Game
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BLEEDING BLUE - Giving My All for the Game

By Clark, Wendel (with Jim Lang)

Toronto: Simon and Schuster, 2016. 210 pp. A signed limited edition, quarter-bound in blue on blue boards; lettered in silver on the spine; illustrated with black and white and colour plates. Lightly rubbed on the corners; price intact; aside from Wendel Clark's signature, no interior markings. This includes seven dropped-in Wendel Clark hockey cards: 1990 Bowman; 1990 Score; 1991 Score; 1991 Topps; 1991 Upper Deck; 1993 Parkhurst; and 1994 Fleer. The Contents are: Introduction; Growing Up in Kelvington; Hitting the Road; 1985 World Juniors; Welcome to the NHL; International Play; Captain Crunch; Breaking Down; Leaving Home; Journeyman Years; Making an Exit; and Life After Hockey; followed by Conclusion and A Tribute to My Dad.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Limited Edition.

$49.95

MY LIFE IN HOCKEY
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MY LIFE IN HOCKEY

By Beliveau, Jean (with Chrys Goyens and Allan Turowetz)

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1994. (xi) 308 pp. Red boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Dick Irvin; Introduction; The Memories; The Town; La Vieille Capitale; The Tug-of-War; The Fantastic Fifties; The Neglected Sixties; The Players; The Coaches; The Legacies of Bobby Orr; The Second Floor; The Money Game; and The People and Places; followed by an Appendix: Jean Beliveau's Semi-Pro and Professional Statistical Record; and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$29.95

THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS - The Stories and Players Behind the Legendary Team
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THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS - The Stories and Players Behind the Legendary Team

By Poulton, J. Alexander

Montreal, Quebec: Overtime Books, 2006. 158 pp. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Birth of the Blue Dynasty; The House That Conn Smythe Built; The Toronto Maple Leafs' First Stanley Cup; Disappointing Success; A New Hope; The Greatest Decade Continues; 1951; The Fabulous '60s; The Fall of an Empire; Times Are a-Changing; The Return to Respectability; and The Stats.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

ALL ROADS LEAD TO HOCKEY - Reports from Northern Canada to the Mexican Border
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ALL ROADS LEAD TO HOCKEY - Reports from Northern Canada to the Mexican Border

By Boyd, Bill

Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2004. (xii) 227 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; The 1951 Flyers and Chevy - Barrie, Ontario; Hockey on the Rez - The Pas, Manitoba; Hockeytown, U.S.A. - Warroad, Minnesota; John Brophy - Harrisonburg, Virginia; Down Mexico Way - Laredo, Texas; The Spartans - East Lansing, Michigan; and Back to School - Peterborough, Ontario; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

LAST MINUTE OF PLAY - Tales of Hockey Grit and Glory
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LAST MINUTE OF PLAY - Tales of Hockey Grit and Glory

By Brewitt, Ross

Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 1993. 239 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Included here is a dropped-in Jacques Plante hockey card from the 1961 - 1962 season. The Contents are: Preface; 90 Second All Stars; Prologue; Jim McKenny: Prince of the Put-down; Harold Ballard: Carlton Street Conundrum; Jacques Plante: Snake Between the Pipes; Chico Maki: Sultan of the Shadow; Ed Eddie Shack: Windmill on Skates; Henri Richard: Plastique with a Short Fuse; Bobby Hull: Titan of Gold; George Punch Imlach: Pugnacity in a Fedora; Bill Sweeney: Search and Destroy Centre; Don Cherry: Dandy of Steel; Phil Esposito: Fury in the Slot; Bill White: Mr Oh Yeah; Tony Esposito: Cobra in the Crease; Vic Hadfield: A World of Hurt and Pain; Rick Martin: French Connection in Buffalo; The Knoxes: First-class Sabres in a Blue Collar Town; Yvan Cournoyer: Roadrunner in Red White and Blue; Mike Palmateer: Goalie on a Trapeze; John Ferguson: Dirty Harry on Ice; Glenn Goldup: Tinseltown Biker King; Pierre Pilot: Hawk on the Blue Line; Dave Keon: Maple Leaf Galahad; Bob Kolari: Arbiter of Anarcy; and Alex Delvecchio: Motor City Fats; followed by an epilogue.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

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