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Back Items For The Auction of February 18 -19, 2000  
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
  1101 1929 “The Galloping A’s” sheet music. Issued to commemorate the 1929 A’s Championship, has illustration of Mack riding elephant on cover. Has general age wear incl. creasing: VG $150.00-$200.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1102 1919 Cincinnati Reds team photographic menu. One page double sided menu featuring a team photo of the 1919 World Champions. Reverse has printed menu, possibly issued at banquet before the World Series as it is dated Oct. 7,1919. Has some chipping to right edge and some light creasing: GD/VG-VG $300.00-$350.00 $375.00
See a Picture of this Item 1103 Banquet program honoring the 1909 World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates. String bound (replaced string) three page program featuring illustration of Forbes Field on cover. Has some glue residue on back cover from scrapbook, otherwise very clean: VG-EX $225.00-$325.00 $350.00
  1104 Page from 1897 Brooklyn BBC ledger book in the hand of Charles Ebbets. Period lined ledger page with various handwritten expenditures inclusive of salaries, player supplies, traveling expenses. Included is entry for “C. Ebbets” salary of $175.00 constituting a partial name signature. Paper has some minor chipping on right side, 9”x14” total size: VG-EX $300.00-$400.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1105 Pair of 1931 Tour of Japan broadsides. Thin paper stock double sided handbills advertising the games played by the American All-Star team led by Lou Gehrig. Each measures 71/2”x101/2” with one featuring individual player illustrations: EX $300.00-$400.00 $325.00
  1106 Lot of (19) issues of Reach Official American League Baseball Guide. Includes partial run from 1904-1933 missing 1906, 1907, 1910, 1912, 1914, 1919, 1920, 1925, 1929, and 1931 for completion. Some issues are missing covers and have replacements, in general they exhibit moderate overall wear: Range PR-EX $250.00-$350.00 $450.00
  1107 Lot of (8) issues of Spalding Baseball Guide c.1904-1925. Five of the guides are missing or have replaced covers: Range PR-VG $75.00-$100.00 $125.00
  1108 Bustin Babes and Larrupin Lous barnstorming program c.1928. Program issued for exhibition game on the famous tour includes interior photos of Ruth and Gehrig. Second half of program has 3” square loss (incl. damage to Gehrig photo) at bottom corner: PR-GD $150.00-$200.00 $210.00
See a Picture of this Item 1109 1889 World Tour partial scorecard. Attractive color litho. cover only from a scorecard on this legendary tour featuring various scenes from the tour. Has small tear at top edge: VG $150.00-$200.00 $350.00
See a Picture of this Item 1110 Rare 1894 Temple Cup Baltimore Orioles yearbook. Souvenir book featuring illustrations and biographies of players incl. McGraw and Hanlon, missing front cover with tears to title page. Interior is fairly clean with minor age wear: GD $200.00-$400.00 $550.00
  1111 Lot of (4) early baseball related paper pieces to include: 1888 National League pocket schedule, 1908 Sporting Life AL pocket schedule, 1922 “Welcome” menu for the American players in Philippines issued by Spalding, and “Short Stop” cigar box end panel label c.1890’s(has small chip which is present): Range VG-EX/MT $250.00-$350.00 $250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1112 1882 “Ball and Bat” Champion Handbook. 57 page guide with various statistics and baseball records featuring color litho. game scene on cover. Typical overall age wear incl. creasing, fragile spine, and stain on cover: GD-VG $200.00-$300.00 $190.00
See a Picture of this Item 1113 1871 “Dewitts Baseball Guide”. Classic early guide with pencil name on front otherwise clean: VG $175.00-$250.00 $210.00
See a Picture of this Item 1114 Rare 1895 “New England Base Ball Guide”. Early 50 page guide by Tim Murnane featuring statistics and illustrations relating to minor league and collegiate baseball in New England. Very clean with only light wear to spine: EX $350.00-$450.00 $275.00
  1115 1871 Beadle’s Dime “Base-Ball Player” guide by Chadwick. 100 page guide with various rules and team records, has tape on both front and back covers: GD $150.00-$175.00 $160.00
  1116 Lot of two 19th century baseball related pieces to include: 1872 scrapbook for the “Alpha BBC”, early composition book with games played and scores for 1872 season incl. a small ink illustration of Alpha player in bib front uniform with color tinting (detached from scrapbook): VG and a Williamsport BBC silk award ribbon, 9” long: VG $300.00-$400.00 $800.00
See a Picture of this Item 1117 Rare 1866 Peck’s “Base Ball Scorebook”. One of the earliest printed scorebooks that we’ve handled issued by Peck & Snyder, NY with partially scored interior for games played by the Lightfoot BBC from New Hampshire. Notably clean with only period pencil notation on front: EX-MT $600.00-$700.00 $400.00
See a Picture of this Item 1118 1889 Brooklyn Dodgers score book and souvenir yearbook. Early 32 page yearbook with player sketches and statistics, has vertical center fold line and a few small cover chips: GD-VG $200.00-$300.00 $425.00
  1119 1887 Chit Chat HC children’s book by D. Lothrop Co, Boston. Early fictional children’s book with color litho. cover featuring boy in uniform w/bat, very brittle overall but intact: GD-VG $125.00-$150.00 $40.00
See a Picture of this Item 1120 1890 Under Fire or Fred Worthington’s Campaign HC book by Munsey. Great gilt decorated baseball player on cover of this early fictional children’s book: VG-EX $200.00-$275.00 $160.00
See a Picture of this Item 1121 1884 Sports & Pastimes of American Boys HC book by Chadwick. Classic early book with decorative front and back covers, has rebound spine and interior cover page with some chipping on edges of covers: GD $150.00-$200.00 $225.00
  1122 “Minit Rub” cardboard advertising display box lid c.1930’s. Die cut display with images of five players incl. Carey and L.Waner. 6”x8” matted and framed: VG $130.00-$160.00 $130.00
See a Picture of this Item 1123 1948 Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Montreal Royals program. Four page scorecard featuring team photo of 1947 Dodgers with Jackie Robinson, Royals were the team that Robinson first played professional baseball with before moving up to the Dodgers. Has light center fold line: VG-EX $175.00-$250.00 $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1124 Rare 1959 Cuban baseball souvenir program and ticket stub. Program picturing illustration of Castro on cover with interior full of photos and statistics: EX along with the ticket from Stadium de la Habana for game played June 24, 1959: VG-EX $350.00-$450.00 $200.00
  1125 Unusual baseball All-Star barnstorming scorecard c.1930’s. Two page scorecard with printed names incl. Speaker, Hornsby, Waner, and Hartnett: EX $125.00-$175.00 $70.00
  1126 1904 Phila. Athletics vs. NY Americans score card. Features color litho. illustration on cover, interior is scored: VG $200.00-$250.00 $525.00
  1127 1913 Boston Red Sox souvenir scorebook. Program for game played against New York with numerous pages of ads and statistics from the pervious World Championship season: VG $125.00-$150.00 $130.00
See a Picture of this Item 1128 Rare 1932 World Series unofficial scorecard for Game #3. Two page scorecard sold outside the stadium is scored in pencil for the famous Game #3 in which Babe Ruth hit the ‘called shot’ home run. Has a vertical center fold line: VG-EX $375.00-$475.00 $625.00
See a Picture of this Item 1129 1932 World Series program at Chicago. Scored neatly in pencil, has some light wear on cover. Includes Charlie Root auto. personal check: VG-EX $400.00-$450.00 $375.00
  1130 1933 World Series program at New York. Fairly clean example scored neatly in ink: VG/EX-EX $250.00-$350.00 $220.00
  1131 1931 World Series program at Philadelphia. Unscored with light overall wear: VG-EX $175.00-$275.00 $325.00
See a Picture of this Item 1132 Rare 1923 World Series program at Yankee Stadium. Very clean example scored neatly in pencil, front cover has a few faint pencil marks and some small period ink notations regarding date, Game #5, and score. Classic program from first World Series played in Yankee Stadium: EX-EX/MT $1,200.00-$1,400.00 $1,000.00
See a Picture of this Item 1133 September 1908 issue of “The Baseball Magazine”. Rare early issue #5 Volume I with Cy Young on cover. Publication is complete with some small tape repairs on spine and chipping on edges: GD-VG $325.00-$350.00 $300.00
  1134 Lot of two Lou Gehrig hard cover books: Lou Gehrig: Pride of the Yankees by Gallico, ©1942 w/DJ: EX and Lou Gehrig Baseball’s Iron Man by Carlson, ©1940 first edition w/DJ: EX $200.00-$300.00 $600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1135 1889 “Chadwick’s Base Ball Manual” by Chadwick. Attractive color litho. front and back covers adorn this classic early guide, has corner chip to front cover: GD-VG $160.00-$180.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1136 1916 “Baseball Boiled Down” booklet. Rare 31 page booklet issued by the Pittsburgh Post with Major League schedule and statistics. Photo of Bill Carrigan and Honus Wagner on interior back cover: GD/VG-VG $275.00-$325.00 $170.00
See a Picture of this Item 1137 Baseballogy by Cooke. Rare 1912 HC book with lyrical poems incorporating baseball star players’ names, has light wear to spine and slight soiling on cover: VG-EX $200.00-$240.00 $225.00
See a Picture of this Item 1138 Pitching in a Pinch by Christy Mathewson. Rare 1912 first edition hard cover book by Putnam with illustrations incl. Mathewson. Has only light wear to spine with clean interior: EX $400.00-$500.00 $350.00
See a Picture of this Item 1139 Rare The Home Run King by Babe Ruth. HC book ©1920 with scarce pictorial dust jacket , has only slight chipping to edges of jacket with clean interior: EX $400.00-$500.00 $625.00
  1140 America’s National Game by A.G. Spalding. Classic HC book with excellent content ©1911 with some light wear to spine and some detached illustrations after page 493: VG-EX $125.00-$175.00 $130.00
  1141 Lot of Roberto Clemente related materials to include: (7) vintage 8”x10” photographs of Clemente and guests at Ed Fisher’s (Clemente’s agent) party incl. Clemente, Berra, and Joe Torre; assorted newsclippings after Clemente’s death, and an unpublished typewritten three page discourse by Clemente titled “Throwing” : Range EX-NM $150.00-$250.00 $120.00
  1142 Lot of vintage Joe DiMaggio related materials to include: Two glass color negatives from April 18, 1952 when DiMaggio’s number 5 was retired (Includes 5”x7” color prints of the negative images), glass casing is cracked but does not effect images; vintage photo of DiMaggio and Mel Allen from Look Magazine; and a mimiographed copy of the speech that DiMaggio gave at the retirement of his jersey: Range VG-EX/MT $250.00-$325.00 $100.00
  1143 Framed autographed scorecard from July 19, 1982 Cracker Jack Old Timers Classic. Front and back covers are matted and framed signed by 27 players incl. Joe DiMaggio, Appling, Spahn, Reese, and Mize: EX $100.00-$125.00 $425.00
  1144 Large baseball oil on canvas carnival game painting c.1950’s. Huge 59”x82” painting on thick canvas of baseball scene with batter and catcher graphic. 7” hole is the catcher’s mitt for throwing a ball into, unsigned and undated with original surface: EX $300.00-$400.00 $400.00
See a Picture of this Item 1145 Vintage “Ball Fan” baseball pinball machine c.1930-40’s. Standing machine with painted wood playing surface by Stoner Mfg. Co., game has holes with various scoring that balls roll into with 10 balls for five cents. Measurements are 21” wide x 41” long x 37” tall retaining original wooden legs. Game appears to be in working order but may need some tuning as balls do not always return properly: VG-EX $400.00-$600.00 $825.00
  1146 Ted Williams Sears model weightlifting set with original box. One of the rarer Williams endorsed Sears products the offered set shows moderate usage and has some staining to the box: VG $150.00-$200.00 $10.00
  1147 Large lot of (194) vintage baseball related photographsc.1910-1950. Single owner collection of varied images relating to Major League baseball with subjects including: Rixey, Berra, Mack, Rowe, J.Bush, Phillies, A’s, Tigers, and many more. Sizes range from 4”x5” to 8”x10” with only a few (Under 20) modern era reprints, excellent breakdown value: Range PR/GD-NM $150.00-$250.00 $1,100.00
  1148 Lot of (28) vintage baseball HOF’er related photographs c.1920-30’s. Includes Greenberg, Cronin, Pennock, Jennings, and Carey. Sizes range from 4”x6” to 8”x10”: Range GD-NM $200.00-$300.00 $800.00
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