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Major League Baseball: Technique and Tactics

By: Allen, Ethan

Price: $10.00

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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Bad Henry

By: Baldwin, Stan; Jenkins, Jerry; Aaron, Hank

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chilton Book Company: 1974

Seller ID: 2302780

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine head bumped, a few small tears to jacket edges, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1974 Hard Cover. 205 pp. A biography of Hank Aaron. Henry Louis Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed Hammer or Hammerin' Hank, is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder who serves as the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves. He played 21 seasons for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves in the National League (NL) and two seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League (AL), from 1954 through 1976. Aaron held the MLB record for career home runs for 33 years, and he sti... 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  $16.00

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: $15.00  $12.00

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. We have more books available by this author!. 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: $50.00

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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Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977-78 Dodgers

By: Fallon, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202845

ISBN: 0803249403

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 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 ... View more info

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The Short Stop

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1914

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294783

Condition: Good


Reissue. Binding has been repaired. Ink name on front free endpaper, general light wear. 1914 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 310 pp. Seventeen-year-old Chase relies on his talent and inner resources as he struggles to succeed as a professional baseball player. View more info

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The Short-Stop

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1914

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2300598

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Spine faded, edges lightly rubbed. 1914 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 310 pp. Seventeen-year-old Chase relies on his talent and inner resources as he struggles to succeed as a professional baseball player. View more info

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Box Socials

By: Kinsella, W.P.

Price: $8.00  $6.40

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

By: Lawton, Charles

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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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The Great Baseball Mystery: The 1919 World's Series

By: Luhrs, Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes & Co., Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294911

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards and edges lightly foxed, 2 inch closed tear to front jacket corner and minor loss from other corners, jacket price clipped. 1966 Hard Cover. 318 pp. 8vo. An investigation of the 'Black Sox' scandal of 1919, which involved the World Series between the Chicago White Sox and the Cincinnati Reds. Accusations of collusion with organized gambling rings were aimed at eight members of the White Sox, who allegedly attempted to throw the series, and despite their later acquittal were banned from the game. View more info

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A Lifetime of Yankee Octobers

By: Maiorana, Sal

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press: 2002

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2187082

ISBN: 1585360392

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author. 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 th... View more info

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The Natural

By: Malamud, Bernard

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Dell: 1971

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292369

Condition: Good


1971 reprint. Pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. Roy Hobbs is a baseball prodigy whose career is sidetracked when he is shot by a woman whose motivation remains mysterious. Adapted into a hit movie starring Robert Redford. View more info

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The Catcher and the Manager: Two Baseball Fables

By: O'Rourke, Frank

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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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The Earl of Baltimore: The Story of Earl Weaver, Baltimore Orioles Manager

By: Pluto, Terry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Century Publishers: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2297094

ISBN: 0832901253

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed, small tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel. 1982 Hard Cover. x, 207 pp. Earl Sidney Weaver (August 14, 1930 – January 19, 2013) was an American professional baseball player, Hall of Fame Major League manager, author, and television broadcaster. After playing in minor league baseball, he retired without playing in Major League Baseball (MLB). He became a minor league manager, and then managed in MLB for 17 years with the Baltimore Orioles (1968–82; 1985–86). Weaver's style of managing was summed up in the quote: pitching, defense, and the three-run homer. He d... View more info

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The Great American Novel

By: Roth, Philip

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200955

ISBN: 0385152809

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 th... View more info

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The Hank Aaron Story

By: Shapiro, Milton J.

Price: $60.00

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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Guarding the Keystone Sack (Big League Series, Book 10)

By: Standish, Burt L.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1917

Seller ID: 2290185

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine lightly toned, a few light spots on front board, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 254 pp. Book ten of the Big League Series. Illustrated by T.S. Tousey. An American boy with plenty of grit--baseball at its finest,--and the girl in the case--these are the elements which compose the most successful of juvenile fiction. View more info

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Brick King Backstop (Big League Series, Book 5)

By: Standish, Burt L.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1914

Seller ID: 2290186

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine lightly toned, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, small chip to top corner of front endpaper. 1914 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. Book five of the Big League Series. An American boy with plenty of grit--baseball at its finest,--and the girl in the case--these are the elements which compose the most successful of juvenile fiction. View more info

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Courtney of the Center Garden (Big League Series, Book 7)

By: Standish, Burt L.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1915

Seller ID: 2290188

Condition: Very Good


Jacket chipped along spine base and bottom edge of front jacket panel which partially obscures publisher and author name, jacket spine head chipped, a few small tears and small chips to jacket edges, front jacket flap creased. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. Book seven of the Big League Series. Illustrated by Clare Angell. An American boy with plenty of grit--baseball at its finest,--and the girl in the case--these are the elements which compose the most successful of juvenile fiction. View more info

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The Man on First (Big League Series, Book 11)

By: Standish, Burt L.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1920

Seller ID: 2290191

Condition: Very Good


Large chip to jacket spine base which obscures publisher name, jacket spine head chipped, a few minor chips and minor tears to jacket edges. Page ridges very faintly foxed, pencil note on front endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 235 pp. Book eleven of the Big League Series. Illustrated by Charles Wrenn. An American boy with plenty of grit--baseball at its finest,--and the girl in the case--these are the elements which compose the most successful of juvenile fiction. View more info

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Lefty Locke, Pitcher-Manager

By: Standish, Burt L.; Wrenn, Charles W.

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200145

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket, corners bumped, light general wear to boards, sticker to front paste-down endpaper, pages toned. 1916 Hard Cover. 317 pp. Illustrated by Charles W. Wrenn. [...] Directed by Locke, the Grays put in an hour of sharp practice that forenoon. As Lefty had stated, the team was practically comprised of winter visitors from the North. Some of them had come South for their health, too. Three were well along in the thirties, and one had passed forty. Yet, for all such handicaps, they were an enthusiastic, energetic team, and they could play the game. At least five of them had ... View more info

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The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant

By: Wallop, Douglass

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Norton: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2301670

Condition: Good


Book club edition. Lacks jacket, light edge wear. 1954 Hard Cover. Joe, a middle-age man, sells his soul to the devil for a chance to become the great ballplayer who heroically leads his Washington club to triumph over their hated big city rivals. But victory, when achieved will be won at a price Joe may not be willing to pay. View more info

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Baseball: An Illustrated History

By: Ward, Geoffrey C.; Burns, Ken

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260778

ISBN: 0679404597

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1994 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xxv, 486 pp. Baseball is indeed a mirror of American life, and Ward and Burns show how well America's story is told through baseball. Their book is the companion to a nine-part PBS television documentary scheduled to begin on September 18. In format and approach it resembles the authors' previous best seller, The Civil War (LJ 9/1/90). Each chapter, or inning, proceeds chronologically with a dominant theme and dramatis personae. The profusion of striking illustrations add an extra dimension ... View more info

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Baseball: An Illustrated History

By: Ward, Geoffrey C.; Burns, Ken

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Seller ID: 2275923

ISBN: 0679765417

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1994 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xxv, [1], 486 pp. Baseball is indeed a mirror of American life, and Ward and Burns show how well America's story is told through baseball. Their book is the companion to a nine-part PBS television documentary scheduled to begin on September 18. In format and approach it resembles the authors' previous best seller, The Civil War (LJ 9/1/90). Each chapter, or inning, proceeds chronologically with a dominant theme and dramatis personae. The profusion of striking illustrations add an extra dimension... View more info

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The Chrysanthemum and the Bat: The Game Japanese Play

By: Whiting, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Permanent Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2299084

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1977 Soft Cover. 246 pp. Includes green jacket. A book about Japanese baseball. View more info