Providence: Published by Geo. P.Daniels, 1839. Early "Base, or Goal Ball", 1839. Rare and early description (pp. 19-20)... Read More about Boy's and Girl's Book of Sports
5-19- (c. 1939). Read More about "Bunting is Rarely used in our modern game."
New York: c. 1930. A short response in scrawled hand from the actor who immortalized “Casey at the Bat.” reading in part: “I guess whatever success I’ve achieved was born of a sense of responsibility to do all I could in anything I undertook.”American actor, singer, comedian, and theatrical producer..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "DeWolf Hopper" to "Master Halpern" (Seymour Halpern)...
Los Angeles: Sylvester & Orphanos, 1982. First Edition, one of 4 (of 330) copies for presentation, out of sequence, and SIGNED by the author. Inscribed to Malcolm Cowley. INSCRIBED by the publishers on the ffep, “For Malcolm Cowley with gratitude from Ralph Sylvester and Stathis Orphanos”. Read More about The National Pastime
New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1938. First edition. SPORTS MEDICINE: With a section of "Treatment of Minor Injuries in Baseball" by Dr. A. R. Shands Jr. of Duke University School of Medicine. Read More about Baseball. Individual Play and Team Strategy [With A Word by Connie Mack and Grantland Rice
London: Hart-Davis, (1970). First English edition. Read More about The Universal Baseball Asssociation, Inc. J. Henry Waugh, Prop
London: George Bell & Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, 1891. First edition. Will Baseball Replace Cricket?? Written by the President of National Baseball League of Great Britain; Formerly United States Consul, Manchester. He advocates baseball in England and his book as "practical assistance to the large and rapidly increasing number... Read More about Baseball
New York: 1953. SIGNED By MULLIN. Willard Mullin (September 14, 1902 - December 20, 1978) was an American sports cartoonist. He is most famous for his creation of these "Brooklyn Bum", the personification of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team. He received the Reuben Award for 1954 for his work... Read More about Original pen and ink of flying Bums ... entitled "The Boid is on the Wing.--- All 41 of the...
Philadelphia: 20 July 1865. General Doubleday, here, recommends his brother Brevet Brig. Genl. Ulysses Doubleday (1824 – 1893), who had led the 45th United States Colored Troops, for Sheridan's use as he speaks fluent Spanish, French and German. Doubleday writes "I have no desire to puff him, but as you... Read More about Autograph letter, signed "A. Doubleday, Maj. Genl. ". To Major General Philip Henry...
New York: Simon and Schuster, . First Edition. SIGNED by Leo The Lip on the dedication page: "7-18-75 Best wishes Leo Durocher." Read More about Nice Guys Finish Last
Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1868. First edition. Page 139 starts the baseball. Read More about Changing Base; or What Edward Rice Learnt at School
New York: A.S. Barnes, . First edition. Signed by Hall of Famer Feller on flyleaf. Read More about Strikeout Story
[New York: 1923]. Opening Day, Yankee Stadium1923 - Inscribed to the Inventor of the Hot Dog. The cartoonist and illustrator Thornton Fisher drew several newspaper comics and panels in the 1910s, including 'Kitty Keys', 'Raising the Family', 'Betty's Brother Bobby' and 'The Marrying of Mary'. He also frequently treated baseball... Read More about Cartoon panel commemorating the first Opening Day of Yankee Stadium (April 18, 1923
[Associated Newspapers, 1940]. Read More about Here and There
[Japan: 1934]. Presented to Lou Gehrig from the Children of Japan. Gehrig barnstormed around Japan in 1934, joined by Babe Ruth, his manager Connie Mack and a dozen other players. Gehrig brought his wife Eleanor, intending the trip to be the first leg of their delayed honeymoon. Gehrig and Ruth... Read More about Autograph Letter in Japanese calligraphic script to Lou Gehrig, from "the Children of...
New York: Everest House, . First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title-page. Read More about The Celebrant
new York: Grosset & Dunlap, [March 1, 1914]. Fourth Printing. SIGNED. Zane Grey has signed on ffep. Read More about The Short-Stop
Boston: Waverly House, . First edition. Signed by the author on flyleaf. Read More about The Braves. The Pick and the Shovel. Foreword by Billy Southworth
[Westport, Conn.]: Meckler Books, . First edition. Read More about Black Diamonds. Life in the Negro Leagues from the Men Who Lived It
Nashville, Tenn: Printed for "Steamboat" Johnson by Parthenon Press, . First edition. Read More about Standing the Gaff