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Sweet Lou

by Lou and Maury Allen Piniella

Sports Biography Books & Ephemera

Photograph Signed

Photograph Signed

by Gilbert, Johnny

Chasing Grace - What the Quarter Mile Has Taught Me about God and Life

Chasing Grace - What the Quarter Mile Has Taught Me about God and Life

by Richards-Ross, Sanya

Michigan: Zondervan, 2017. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Signed and inscribed on the title page "To: Jim Love Sanya Richards-Ross." Hardcover 1st edition in jacket. Very good with minor bending at the heel of the spine. A clean, straight, tight copy of this title in bright jacket, unclipped but with matching bending at the spine heel. 203 pp., some full color photos at center. The story of America's gold medalist in the 400 meter, nicely signed.
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$50.00
Power Play:  The Memoirs of Hockey Czar Alan Eagleson

Power Play: The Memoirs of Hockey Czar Alan Eagleson

by Eagleson, Robert Alan with Young, Scott

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Inc. BOOK: Previous Owner Markings (Gift Inscription Neatly Inked to Front Free Endpaper); Repaired (Tear Taped); Spine, Boards Bumped; Light Shelf Rub to Boards; Edges Lightly Soiled. DUST JACKET: Lightly Creased; Lightly Chipped; Light Moisture Damage (Staining); In Archival Quality Jacket Cover. JACKET PHOTOGRAPH: James Lipa. CONTENTS: ONE An Oppression of Hockey Players TWO Involvements THREE Early Days with Orr FOUR Politics FIVE The Road to the 1972 Series... Read more
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CA$49.22
Advanced Tonfa: Japanese Weapon of Self Defense

Advanced Tonfa: Japanese Weapon of Self Defense

by Yamashita, Tadashi

Santa Clarita, California: Ohara Publications, 1999. 255 pages. Solid with light wear on the covers and the interior is unmarked. Some light soiling on the edges of the inside pages.. 1st Printing. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$18.00
Natural Enemies: Major College Football's Oldest, Fiercest Rivalry -  Michigan Vs. Notre Dame

Natural Enemies: Major College Football's Oldest, Fiercest Rivalry - Michigan Vs. Notre Dame

by Kryk, John

Taylor Publishing. As New in As New dust jacket. 2004. First Edition :. Hardcover. 1589790901 . Octovo hardcover, unworn unread and AS NEW in AS NEW DJ. A crisp copy. "The definitive history of the rivalry"-DJ ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$25.00
Conversations with the Master: Masatoshi Nakayama

Conversations with the Master: Masatoshi Nakayama

by Hassell, Randall G. (Edited with foreword by Teruyuki Okazaki; Interview with Masatoshi Nakayama.)

St. Louis: Damashi [0-911921-00-1] 1994, 4th printing. (Trade paperback) 107pp. Very good. Photographs, illustrations, index, advertisements. The spine is cocked. "Masatoshi Nakayama had just returned from his long stay in China when I joined the Takushoku University Karate Club in 1947. At that time, Master Nakayama was assistant to Master Gichin Funakoshi, the founder of Japanese karate-do, and he was Coach of the Takushoku University Karate Team.... During team training, Master Funakoshi... Read more
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$84.00
Signature

Signature

by ABER, Albert "Al" (1923-93)

This pitcher debuted with the Cleveland Indians in 1950, playing there and for the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Athletics before retiring in 1957. Large bold signature in blue ballpoint, heavy stock 5" X 3" card, n.p., n.y. Fine. Undated, but a choice later life example.
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$20.00
Gil Paust's Gun Book

Gil Paust's Gun Book

by Paust, Gil

U.S.: Lion Library LL126, 1956. Solid with some small creases on the covers and a bump on the bottom left corner of the front cover.. 1st Printing. Paperback. Very Good.
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$6.00
Gretzky : An Autobiography

Gretzky : An Autobiography

by Gretzky, Wayne; Reilly, Rick

Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 1990. Fine in hardcover in Fine dustjacket. 25 by 17 cm. 257 pages. Stated first edition. Gift quality book. Contains two sections of black and white, as well as color, illustrations from photographs. Pictorial dustjacket. Bright, clean.. ISBN: 0002156911. First Edition. GRETZKY WAYNE 1961 SPORTS RECREATION, Hockey, Non-fiction, Biography. Catalogs: Non-Fiction, Sports, Biography, Autobiography.
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$20.00
Signature and Inscription

Signature and Inscription

by FARRELL, Peter (1922-99)

This member of the first non-U.K. team to defeat England at home (FAI XI, 1949) was an Irish soccer start who played right-half for the Shamrock Rovers (1939-46), Everton (1946-57), Tranmere Rovers (1957-60) and Sligo Rovers (1961); he played for both Irish national teams from 1946 to 1957. Bold "To Richard / With Best Wishes / From / Peter Farrell / (ex Everton F.C.)" in blue ballpoint on a special heavy stock 5" X 3" card, n.p., dated 1981 September 7 in his hand. Near fine. With... Read more
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$35.00
Tales of a Curling Hack

Tales of a Curling Hack

by Maxwell, Doug

North Vancouver, British Columbia: Whitecap Books, Limited, 2006. Fine in hardcover. 21 by 16 cm. 328 pages. Gift quality book. Pictorial cover. Contains many black and white illustrations from photographs. Contains index and bibliography. Bright, clean..
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$20.00
Bill Stern's Favorite Boxing Stories

Bill Stern's Favorite Boxing Stories

by Stern, Bill

United States: Pocket 416, 1948. Solid with a spine roll and some creases on the covers.. 1st Printing. Paperback. Good- Very Good.
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$6.00
Basketball : Saskatchewan's Story, 1891-1989

Basketball : Saskatchewan's Story, 1891-1989

by Dewar, John D

Regina, Saskatchewan: Focus Publishing, Incorporated, 1989. Near Fine in softcover. 23 by 16 cm. 110 pages. Trade size. Pictorial cover. Contains black and white illustrations from photographs. Contains appendices. Very light wear to edges only. Uncommon. Bright, clean..
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$25.00
Signature

Signature

by PRATT, Derrill B. "Del" (1888-1977)

Renowned utility player who debuted with the St. Louis Browns in 1912, playing there and elsewhere before retiring in 1924. Handsome signature and team list ("Browns / Yankees / Red Sox / Tygers") in bold blue ballpoint, 5" X 3" card, n.p., n.d. Near fine -- superb later life example. Uncommon.
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$75.00
Saskatchewan Roughriders : First 100 Years

Saskatchewan Roughriders : First 100 Years

by Calder, Robert; Staseson, Gord; Folk, Julie; Hughes, Bob; Vanstone, Rob; Davis, Darrell; Marce, Dan

Regina, Saskatchewan: The Leader-Post Carrier Foundation Inc., 2009. Fine in hardcover in Fine dustjacket. 24 by 24 cm. 300 pages. Pictorial dustjacket. Filled with black and white illustrations from photographs. Light bending to edges of dustjacket only. Bright, clean.. Hard Cover.
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$49.00
The Rebel League; The Short and Unruly Life of the World Hockey Association

The Rebel League; The Short and Unruly Life of the World Hockey Association

by Willes, Ed

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart [0-7710-8947-3] 2004, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 277pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, appendix, index. Book about Wayne Gretzky, Winnipeg Jets & World Hockey Association. Time Period 1970's. Locale: Canada. (Hockey, Hockey).
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$42.00
THE FIRESIDE BOOK OF FISHING A Selection from the Great Literature of  Angling

THE FIRESIDE BOOK OF FISHING A Selection from the Great Literature of Angling

by Camp, R. R

Simon & Schuster. G/NONE. 1959. Hardcover; 1st Printing. Blue/blk boards. Blue details on front worn silver/red/gold lettering on spine. Smudgied/usage showing. All edge open wear. Illustrated endpapers. Text is still quite clean/tight. Lots of titles/authors. Will look up. ; Large 8vo; 500 pages .
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$8.00
Autograph Letter Signed / Signature

Autograph Letter Signed / Signature

by BANONIS, Vince (1921-?)

All-American at University of Detroit, then played with the Chicago Cardinals; elected in 1986 to the College Football Hall of Fame. ALS, 1p, 8½" X 3½", n.p., n.d. Fine. On the verso of a collector's misaddressed letter, Banonis recaps his career. Also, a bold signature, heavy stock 5" X 3" card, n.p., 1990 January 6. Very good. Very, very slight smudge to last couple letters of last name and to date. With original envelope.
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$45.00
My Greatest Day in Baseball

My Greatest Day in Baseball

by Carmichael, John P

U.S.: Bantam 500, 1948. Solid with peeling of the cellophane lamination on the edges of the covers and spine.. 2nd Printing. Paperback. Good.
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$6.00
Lacrosse Fundamentals

Lacrosse Fundamentals

by Hinkson, Jim

Toronto: Warwick Publishing Inc., 1993. Ex-library, otherwise Very Good ++ in hardcover. 26 by 18 cm. 172 pages. Usual library markings. Nicely rebound into hardcover by library. Pictorial cover. Contains some black and white illustrations from photographs. Light wear to edges. Bright, clean..
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$20.00
Hardcore History: The Extremely Unauthorized Story of ECW, Updated Edition

Hardcore History: The Extremely Unauthorized Story of ECW, Updated Edition

by Williams, Scott E

Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing LLC, 2007. 1st ed. . Paperback. Fine/Wraps. 261 pages. Inside story of battling wrestling promoters. Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Item #: E1721.
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$16.50
Robokicker : An Odyssey Through the CFL

Robokicker : An Odyssey Through the CFL

by Ridgway, Dave; Poulsen, David A

Red Deer, Alberta: Johnson Gorman Publishers, 1995. Very Good ++ in softcover. 23 by 15 cm. 279 pages. Gift inscription to former owner by author on dedication page. Trade size. Pictorial cover. Contains section of black and white illustrations from photographs. Very light wear to edges. Bright, clean.. Signed by Author. Soft Cover.
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$30.00
Signature

Signature

by BABICH, John C. (1913-2001)

This pitcher debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1934, retiring from the Philadelphia Athletics in 1941. Bold signature in black fineline, heavy stock 5" X 3" card, n.p., n.y. Very good. Minor age toning.
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$20.00
Run to Daylight! : Grosset Sports Library Series

Run to Daylight! : Grosset Sports Library Series

by Lombardi, Vince / Heinz, W. C

Grosset & Dunlap - Prentice-Hall. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1967. Hard Cover. KB#014395: Grosset & Dunlap Edition. Pictorial boards show slight wear at corners; otherwise boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "It describes seven days in the life of Vince Lombardi, the fiery, dynamic coach of the championship Green Bay Packers, as he shapes up his team from Monday to Saturday for a crucial game on... Read more
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$55.00
Double Signature

Double Signature

by CARROLL, Dorsey L. "Dixie" (1891-1984)

This outfielder debuted with the Boston Braves in 1919, retiring later the same year. Handsome double signature, heavy stock 5" X 3" card, n.p., n.y. Fine. Large, handsome "'Dixie' Carroll" and below it "Dorsey L Carroll," and in the upper right corner he neatly pens: "Base Ball Name / got that when first started / Nick Name." Unusual!
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$30.00
Figure Skating : A Celebration

Figure Skating : A Celebration

by Smith, Beverly; Diamond, Dan [Editor]

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1995. Fine in hardcover in Fine dustjacket. 29 by 24 cm. 273 pages. Filled with color illustrations from photographs of figure skating champions and legends. Foreword by Elvis Stojko. Pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial endpapers. Grey cover with silver lettering on spine. Bright, clean.. ISBN: 0771028199. SKATING SPORTS RECREATION ICE FIGURE, Non-fiction, Sports. Catalogs: Non-Fiction, Sports.
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$20.00