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Image for Broadside: Base Ball! between Websters and ____ at Nine-Mile Point, Webster, N.Y., 3 1-2 Miles North of Webster Village. Saturday, _____ 1900 at 3 P.M. Come One! Come All! Ladies Respectfully Invited. [Baseball]

Broadside: Base Ball! between Websters and ____ at Nine-Mile Point, Webster, N.Y., 3 1-2 Miles North of Webster Village. Saturday, _____ 1900 at 3 P.M. Come One! Come All! Ladies Respectfully Invited. [Baseball]

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Spinning Print / Union Label Typographical: 1900

Seller ID: 2267225

Condition: Very Good


2 inch closed tear along right edge, 1/2 inch closed tear along left edge, both nearly invisible, a couple internal closed tears. Never folded. 1900 Broadside. 28 x 21. Printed on one side. An early broadside advertising baseball in Webster, N.Y., designed to have the competitor and the date written in. The first baseball team in Webster was organized in 1878. View more info

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The Best of Baseball: Baseball's Greatest Players, Teams, Games, and More

By: Adomites, Paul; Wisnia, Saul; Nemec, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263703

ISBN: 0785316914

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Ink name on front endpaper. 1996 Large Hardcover. 216 pp. ...a collection of the sport's greatest players, managers, teams, games, ballparks, and so much more. ...With lively text and over 300 engaging photos... View more info

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Major League Baseball: Technique and Tactics

By: Allen, Ethan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The MacMillan Company: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261622

Condition: Near Fine


Two one-inch tears along top edge of jacket, faint crease along bottom edge of jacket front, front jacket flap clipped. 1947 Hard Cover. xix, 253 pp. Illustrated with 232 black-and-white pictures. CONTENTS: Part I. Defensive Baseball: General Fundamentals, The Pitcher, The Catcher, General Defense for Infielders and Outfielders, General Infield Defense, The First Baseman, General Defense for the Second Baseman and Shortstop, The Second Baseman, The Shortstop, The Third Baseman, The Outfielder; Part II. Offensive Baseball: Batting, Bunting, Base Running, Sliding, Coaching; Part III. Management:... View more info

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Weatherby's Inning: A Story of College Life and Baseball

By: Barbour, Ralph H. [Henry]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289151

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket. Board edges lightly rubbed, rear hinge starting, ink gift note on front endpaper, one inch tear along edge of fourth plate. 1903 Hard Cover. vii, 249 pp. Color frontispiece and 5 color plates by C.M. Relyea. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ralph Henry Barbour (November 13, 1870 – February 19, 1944) was an American novelist, who primarily wrote popular works of sports fiction for boys. In collaboration with L. H. Bickford, he also wrote as Richard Stillman Powell, notably Phyllis in Bohemia. Other works included light romances and adventure. View more info

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Double Play: A Story of School and Baseball

By: Barbour, Ralph Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2186583

Condition: Good


First edition. Bottom right front corner of cover stained, front paste-down endpaper torn away from binding, rear hinge loose. 1910 Hard Cover. 315 pp. A story of boarding school and baseball. View more info

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Who's Who in Baseball: Complete Star Players' Records from Their First Day in Professional Baseball

By: Baseball Magazine Company

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Baseball Magazine Company: 1930

Seller ID: 2207833

Condition: Very Good


Fifteenth edition. Lightly toned, minor wear to corners. 1930 Stapled Binding. 94 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. An early guide to the playing statistics of star baseball players, including their age, height, weight, birthplace, full name, first game, first club, number of games played, positions played, career batting average, trades, drafts, and sales. It also mentions unique events of the 1929 season, and provides World's Series records and complete pitchers' records. Among the prominent players mentioned are: George Herman ('Babe') Ruth, Jr.; Henry Louis ('Lou') Gehrig; and Rogers ... View more info

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A Lifetime of Nightclubs and Ballparks

By: Costello, Fred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fred Costello: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263717

ISBN: 0615345220

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light water stain along bottom edge. 2010 Soft Cover. 163 pp. Fred Costello is a Syracuse native who has spent his life around baseball and music often in and around Rochester. His time in semi-pro baseball, playing in mob-owned nightclubs, and many more experiences are discussed in this book. View more info

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First in the Field: Baseball Hero Jackie Robinson

By: Dingle, Derek T.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 1998

Seller ID: 2195461

ISBN: 0786803487

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1998 Hard Cover. As an African-American, Jackie Robinson had to fight for his rights again and again until he broke the Major League's color line. First in the Field explores the early years of this baseball legend, as he paved the way for other African Americans in professional sports, and made a place for himself in American history. View more info

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Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977-78 Dodgers

By: Fallon, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202845

ISBN: 0803249403

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 2016 Hard Cover. xii, 454 pp. The 1977–78 Los Angeles Dodgers came close. Their tough lineup of young and ambitious players squared off with the New York Yankees in consecutive World Series. The Dodgers’ run was a long time in the making after years of struggle and featured many homegrown players who went on to noteworthy or Hall of Fame careers, including Don Sutton, Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, and Steve Yeager. Dodgerland is the story of those memorable teams as Chavez Ravine began to change, baseball was about to enter a new era, and American culture e... View more info

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Tales from Baseball's Golden Age

By: Fehler, Gene

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sports Publishing, Inc.: 2000

Seller ID: 2275913

ISBN: 1582612471

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2000 Hard Cover. x, 262 pp. Tales from Baseball's Golden Age is a collection of anecdotes about baseball in the 1940s and '50s. The author has interviewed nearly 100 former Major League Baseball players about their experiences in the era that purists consider to be the Golden Age of Baseball. For longtime fans who are enamored of baseball history and tradition, this book should have special appeal. Each entry is prefaced by a concise player profile, leading into an anecdote that is written entirely in the player's own words. Each tale is about 150 words in length, making for ... View more info

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The Redheaded Outfield and Other Baseball Stories

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1920

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291548

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 238 pp. Plus 9 pages of ads follow text. Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the rugged Old West. As of June 2007, the Internet Movie Database credits Grey with 110 films, one TV episode, and a series, Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater based loosely on his novels and short stories. CONTENTS: The Redheaded Outfield; The Rube; The Rube's Pennant; The Rube's Honeymoon; The Rube's ... View more info

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Calico Joe: A Novel

By: Grisham, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287700

ISBN: 0385536070

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor general wear. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 198 pp. Whatever happened to Calico Joe? It began quietly enough with a pulled hamstring. The first baseman for the Cubs AAA affiliate in Wichita went down as he rounded third and headed for home. The next day, Jim Hickman, the first baseman for the Cubs, injured his back. The team suddenly needed someone to play first, so they reached down to their AA club in Midland, Texas, and called up a twenty-one-year-old named Joe Castle. He was the hottest player in AA and creating a buzz. In the summer of... View more info

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Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend

By: Hirsch, James S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275498

ISBN: 1416547908

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom edge of jacket very lightly bumped, otherwise an excellent copy. 2010 Hard Cover. viii, 628 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. Authorized by Willie Mays and written by a New York Times bestselling author, this is the definitive biography of one of baseball's immortals.Considered to be as monumental -- and enigmatic -- a legend as American sport has ever seen (Sports Illustrated), Willie Mays is arguably the greatest player in baseball history, still revered for the passion he brought to the game. He began as a teenager in the Negro Leagues, became a cult hero in Ne... View more info

Image for October Men: Reggie Jackson, George Steinbrenner, Billy Martin, and the Yankees' Miraculous Finish in 1978

October Men: Reggie Jackson, George Steinbrenner, Billy Martin, and the Yankees' Miraculous Finish in 1978

By: Kahn, Roger

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 2004

Seller ID: 2203499

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front endpaper. 2004 Trade Paperback. On the morning of October 2, 1978, the World Champion NewYork Yankees found themselves tied for first place with the Boston Red Sox. That day these rousing ball clubs would meet at Fenway Park. Both had won ninety-nine games. Only one would win one hundred. The Yankees should have been reaching for their golf clubs-they had feuded until they were fourteen games out of first place. Then their fortunes turned, and they capped one of the most thrilling comebacks in baseball history by defeating the Red Sox that October afternoon in a game that man... View more info

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Playing the Field: Why Defense is the Most Fascinating Art in Major League Baseball

By: Kaplan, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Algonquin: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202608

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Sticker remnant to rear wrapper. 1987 Soft Cover. Casual fans may concentrate on the duel between batter and pitcher, but for those who know the game of baseball, nothing is more fascinating, or more important, than the art of defense. In Playing the Field Jim Kaplan takes us onto the playing field and into major league dugouts and locker rooms for a definitive look at the great defensive players of the game, past and present. Position by position, and form an overall point of view as well, Kaplan examines the great glove men—their moments of glory, how they do it, how they ... View more info

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Box Socials

By: Kinsella, W.P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274265

ISBN: 0345377494

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. Top page ridge very faintly foxed, minor pencil note on rear endpaper verso. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 225 pp. From the author of Shoeless Joe, the book that inspired the movie Field of Dreams. Here's the story of how Truckbox Al McClintock, a small-town greaser whose claim to fame was hitting a baseball clean across the Pembina River, almost got a tryout with the genuine St. Louis Cardinals – but instead ended up batting against Bob Feller of Cleveland Indian Fame in Renfrew Park, Edmonton, Alberta. View more info

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Lardner on Baseball

By: Lardner, Ring; Silverman, Jeff

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205151

ISBN: 158574784X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark.Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. xiv, 492 pp. From his humble beginnings as a journeyman reporter for the South Bend Times in Indiana, to the height of his popularity when his work was syndicated in more than 115 newspapers with a readership of more than eight million, Ring Lardner was the undisputed master of sports journalism and fiction. In his stories, readers found the authentic lives of their heroes and idols, their hopes and fears, and the vernacular of the diamond in all its bawdy and athletic glory. Here then for the baseball fan, in one comprehensive volume, ... View more info

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Clarkville's Battery; or Baseball vs. Gangsters (Champion Sport Stories, Book 4)

By: Lawton, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company: 1937

Seller ID: 2289581

Condition: Very Good


Jacket chipped along front hinge near spine, multiple chips to top edge of jacket, two half-inch tears along jacket spine base. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iii, 203 pp. Tom Raynor and Bert West perform daring rescues during a damaging flood, outwit a group of gangsters trying to interfere with Clarkville's baseball team, and climax their adventures by starring in the most important game of the season. View more info

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Ted Williams: The Eternal Kid

By: Linn, Ed

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sports Magazine Library: 1961

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281905

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages lightly toned. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. A biography of one of baseball's most legendary starts. View more info

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New York Clipper Woodcuts, 1879-1880

By: Lipset, Lew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lew Lipset: 1984

Seller ID: 2279588

Condition: Near Fine


Spine head and spine base very lightly bumped, rear wrapper creased. 1984 Stapled Binding. 72 pp. The woodcuts that are illustrated on the following pages were a series that started in the April 12, 1879 issue and proved to be popular enough to be issued weekly thru January of 1880. The woodcuts continued with other sports figures and theatrical personalities when the Clipper indicated a new series was starting in the May 15, 1880 issue. This series ran for 28 consecutive weeks. The New York Clipper, also known as The Clipper, was a weekly entertainment newspaper published in New York City fro... View more info

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A Lifetime of Yankee Octobers

By: Maiorana, Sal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press: 2002

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2187082

ISBN: 1585360392

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author. First Edition. An exceptional copy.Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. It is a look at the New York Yankees through the eighty-five-year-old eyes of life-long Bronx resident, Joseph Kimmerle. A fictional character, Kimmerle has served as batboy, scribe or confidante for every Yankee team since 1923. He has been like a son to Babe Ruth, a trusted friend of Joe DiMaggios, and a father figure for current manager, Joe Torre. A Lifetime of Yankee Octobers is Kimmerles chronicle of the Yankees twenty-six World Series victories, the seasons that... View more info

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Ted Williams: The Biography of an American Hero

By: Montville, Leigh

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270431

ISBN: 0385507488

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 2004 Hard Cover. xiv, 513 pp. He was The Kid. The Splendid Splinter. Teddy Ballgame. One of the greatest figures of his generation, and arguably the greatest baseball hitter of all time. But what made Ted Williams a legend – and a lightning rod for controversy in life and in death? What motivated him to interrupt his Hall of Fame career twice to serve his country as a fighter pilot; to embrace his fans while tangling with the media; to retreat from the limelight whenever possible into his solitary love of fishing; and to become the most famous... View more info

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Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season

By: O'Nan, Stewart; King, Stephen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260213

ISBN: 0743267524

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint edge wear to jacket. 2004 Hard Cover. A fan's notes for the ages, Faithful grew from an email exchange last summer. Filled with the heady mix of exhilaration and frustration familiar to all Boston Red Sox fans, Stewart O'Nan fired off a note to fellow Sox fan, Stephen King, who responded with his thoughts on Pedro, Nomar, Manny, Mueller, and Theo. From the supposed Curse of the Bambino to f###in' Bucky Dent to the recent off-season battle for Alex Rodriguez, Sox fans have seen it all since 1918...except for that elusive World Championship. Baseball history has transformed ... View more info

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The Catcher and the Manager: Two Baseball Fables

By: O'Rourke, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes and Company: 1953

Seller ID: 2204830

Condition: Good


Pages toned.Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. Two short novels by a top writer of sports fiction for the slicks. Part of Barnes' Sports Novel series.KEYWORDS: FRANK OROURKE CATCHER MANAGER TWO 2 BASEBALL FABLES SPORTS FICTION View more info

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Catfish, Yaz, and Hammerin' Hank: The Unforgettable Era that Transformed Baseball

By: Pepe, Phil; Dent, Bucky

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Triumph Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2263707

ISBN: 1572438398

Condition: Near Fine


DVD included. Bottom edge of rear board very lightly bumped. 2005 Large Hardcover. xiv, 336 pp. DVD included. In Catfish, Yaz, and Hammerin' Hank, sportswriter Phil Pepe talks to the stars of the day about their fondest memories and their greatest highlights from an era gone by. The spirit of the day is nostalgically captured in Pepe's priceless interviews and through scores of archival photographs. This book proves to be as enjoyable as the era it so thoroughly depicts. View more info

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Collision at Home Plate: The Lives of Pete Rose and Bart Giamatti

By: Reston, James Jr.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268373

ISBN: 0060981156

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages lightly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Describes how the lives of baseball player Pete Rose and baseball commissioner Bart Giamatti collided against the backdrop of modern baseball when Rose was accused of betting on the game. View more info

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The Great American Novel

By: Roth, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270442

ISBN: 0030045169

Condition: Good


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper, boards lightly soiled, jacket toned with a few small tears, jacket flaps lightly creased. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 382 pp. ...the story of the Ruppert Mundys, the only homeless big-league baseball team in America history, whose wretched players wander like refugees from one Patriot League city to the next during World War Two... View more info

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Billy Martin: The Story of Baseball's Unpredictable Genius

By: Schoor, Gene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200955

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Page toned.Jacket toned. 1980 Hard Cover. 228 pp. A biography of the controversial baseball player, coach, and manager who has managed such teams as the Minneapolis Twins, Detroit Tigers, and New York Yankees.Alfred Manuel Billy Martin (May 16, 1928 – December 25, 1989) was an American Major League Baseball second baseman and manager. He is best known as the manager of the New York Yankees, a position he held five different times. As Yankees manager, he led the team to consecutive American League pennants in 1976 and 1977; the Yankees were swept in the 1976 World Series by the ... View more info

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The Hank Aaron Story

By: Shapiro, Milton J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Julian Messner, Inc.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271358

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped, ink stamp on bottom corner of front jacket flap, publisher sticker on jacket spine. 1961 Hard Cover. 192 pp. 8vo. A biography of the influential African American baseball player, notable as one of only two players to hit 30 or more home runs in at least fifteen seasons. View more info

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The Ballplayers: Baseball's Ultimate Biographical Reference

By: Shatzkin, Mike; Charlton, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arbor House/William Morrow: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263705

ISBN: 0877959846

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Half-inch tear along jacket spine-head, jacket lightly toned. 1990 Large Hardcover. ix, 1230 pp. This hefty, mostly biographical dictionary summarizes lives and careers of past and present major leaguers. Entries vary from a few lines of dates and cursory performance totals to several columns for famous stars. Statistics run through 1988 but 1989 updates are promised. Omitted are players with fewer than two or three big-league years, except for rarities such as Bill Veeck's midget Eddie Gaedel. Negro league players, many owners, officials, writers, broadcasters, umpires, and bas... View more info