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Back Items For The Auction of February 23rd and 24th, 2001  
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
See a Picture of this Item 1001 Satchell Paige single signature baseball. Slightly off white J.DeBeer & Son "Professional League Ball" signed from one side panel running across to another, "To Alan Best of Luck Satchel Paige" Salutation and signature rate 9 out of 10, accompanied by a letter of provenance from daughter of original recipient: EX-EX/MT ($500.00-$750.00) $600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1002 Negro League related benefit broadside c.1920-30's. Cardboard sign advertising a benefit game to be played for Francis Blake. Features an image of the Philadelphia Giants (1902-1916) for which Blake used to play. Piece has damage at bottom incl. losses but photo is intact and clean. 14"x20" mounted and framed: GD ($300.00-$400.00) $250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1003 1944 "Negro Baseball" pictorial yearbook. Rare issue featuring Spoon Carter on cover, interior has numerous photos, stats, and articles relating to Negro League baseball. Has a crease on cover and some lt. staining on interior pages: VG-EX ($325.00-$400.00) $225.00
  1004 Hilton Smith auto. 3"x5" card. Signed on the unlined side of a card with "Kansas City Monarch pitcher" notation: NM ($125.00-$200.00) $160.00
See a Picture of this Item 1005 Turkey Stearnes auto. 3"x5" card. Signed in ink on the unlined side of the card by the newly elected HOF member. Includes salutation of , "Centerfielder of Detroit Stars 1923": NM ($500.00-$750.00) $500.00
See a Picture of this Item 1006 Rare "Mungo Nine" African American related baseball cigar box c.1883. Incredible 19th century cigar box featuring interior color litho. label depicting a game scene of African American players in a stereotypical manner. Image shows a batter comically hitting the catcher and subsequently knocking him into the umpire. Label also repeats on one side panel with some lt. chipping. Retains majority of its' original tax stampings, very clean overall with only minor wear. We have never handled nor seen another African American related cigar box from the 19th century: EX-EX/MT ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) $1,500.00
See a Picture of this Item 1007 1920 Detroit Wolverine baseball team photograph. Superb image of an African American baseball team in full uniform posed on the front steps of a building. Players are not identified but given their uniform and equipment quality appear to be of a significant playing level. 8"x10": EX-MT ($500.00-$750.00) $700.00
See a Picture of this Item 1008 Sam Houston College African American baseball team real photo postcard c.1915-20. Early sepia tone image of the team in uniform posed oudoors with pennant and equipment in front. Unused with no writing on back: EX-MT ($600.00-$800.00) $475.00
See a Picture of this Item 1009 West Virginia African American baseball team real photo postcard c.1914. Sepia tone image of the team posed in full uniform with equipment visible in front. Back has a period salutation and date of 1914: EX-MT ($600.00-$800.00) $550.00
See a Picture of this Item 1010 Rare African American baseball player celluloid mirror c.1940's. Oval 2 3/4" pocket mirror depicting a pitcher in uniform, team on uniform is St. Regis which is believed to be from St. Regis, Montana. Train in background has "Frisco" on side of boxcar, retains orig. mirror and exhibits only slight overall wear: EX-MT ($700.00-$1,000.00) $350.00
See a Picture of this Item 1011 1955 Negro League Barnstorming program. Program issued for game played between Roy Campanella's Negro League All-Stars and Kent Parker's Major League All-Stars. Campanella's team included Minoso, Gilliam, Doby, and Newcombe; Parker's team included Noren, Skinner, and Smalley: EX ($300.00-$400.00) $150.00
See a Picture of this Item 1012 1946 Homestead Grays scorecard. Foldout scorecard with printed line up for Grays inside and team photo on back cover incl. Leonard, Easter, Bankhead, and Fields. Has some light surface wrinkling: VG-EX ($500.00-$600.00) $325.00
See a Picture of this Item 1013 1946 Newark Eagles team photograph and related Christmas card. Black and white image of the Negro League World Champions incl. Biz Mackey and Larry Doby measures 8"x10" and has some notable water damage at bottom center area. Central image remains basically intact and could easily be matted and framed: GD. Lot also includes a printed photographic cardboard Christmas card of the Eagles as well wishing a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Eagles and the Manleys (Team owners/Mgt.): EX ($750.00-$1,000.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1014 Sept. 30, 1934 Colored World Series ticket stub. Issued for game played in Yankee Stadium. Has two adhesion removal abrasions on back: VG-EX ($400.00-$600.00) $750.00
See a Picture of this Item 1015 Lot of (10) rare Negro League related real photo postcards c.1940's. Sepia tone images of (10) players in uniform incl. Dihigo, Crespo, Luque, H.Rodriguez, and Reyes. (3) have a corner chip at top left, (2) have some notable staining, and others exhibit general age wear. Dihigo remains the cleanest of the group: Range GD-EX ($2,000.00-$2,500.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1016 Significant Satchell Paige and Josh Gibson autographed baseball. Without a doubt one of the finest signed baseballs that we have offered, a cream color Harridge AL baseball with special U.S.N. stampings on side panel signed by the two legendary Negro League Hall of Famers above the U.S.N. stamping. Paige has signed on top, "Satchell Paige Kansas City Monarchs Base Ball Club" and Gibson below, ""Josh" Gibson catcher Homestead Grays". Both signatures and salutations rate 9 out of 10. Ball itself has only some very minor age wear and has been well preserved in its' near original state. Ball originated from a Maryland family whose relative lived in Washington D.C. during the 1930's and 1940's. She was an avid baseball fan and regularly attended Senators games. In addition, she was dating a Naval officer and according to family history these signatures were obtained by her at the game where the two stars appeared. It is unclear, but thought to be the case that the ball was signed at some type of War Bond game or barnstorming game. In addition to a letter of provenance from the family the ball is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Kevin Keating who notes that there is known to exist a very similarly signed ball (although in lesser condition). Spectacular signed baseball by the single greatest hitter and pitcher in Negro League history and by some counts in basebal history as a whole: Ball: EX-EX/MT, Signatures: NM ($10,000.00-$20,000.00) $33,000.00
  1017 Kansas City Monarchs baseball ticket stub c.1930's. Small stub issued for game with forty cents price, Kansas City Monarchs Baseball Club printed on front: EX ($125.00-$150.00) $275.00
  1018 Lot of (9) vintage photographs with relation to Judy Johnson. Sizes range from 2"x3" to 3"x5" picturing Judy as a youngster and into his teenage years incl. some fine portraits: Range GD-NM ($150.00-$250.00) $400.00
See a Picture of this Item 1019 Early cabinet photograph of Judy Johnson c.1917-20. Sepia tone image pictures Johnson reaching for a ball in pinstriped uniform with "H" on his hat. Possibly taken while attending Howard High School or while with semi pro "Harlan" team (See Lot 1020 for related Harlan photo). 4"x6" with some damage to edges of mount: EX (**See header notes above Lot 1018 for lot photo) ($400.00-$500.00) $625.00
See a Picture of this Item 1020 Lot of (2) vintage African American baseball team photographs with relation to Judy Johnson. Includes "Harlan" team photo, 5"x7" mounted photo picturing team in uniform with Judy standing in back row and fans in background. Most likely one of the semi pro teams that Judy began his career with around 1917-20, Wilm.,DE photographer signed on back: VG-EX and a small 2 1/4"x3 1/4" snapshot of a mixed uniform team featuring Judy Johnson. Pictures two rows of players wearing varius uniforms incl. Hilldale, Santa Marta, and Concordia. Probably taken around 1919-21 as Judy was preparing with the Madison Stars to join the Hilldale team: EX ($400.00-$600.00) $1,600.00
  1021 Lot of (7) vintage photographs with relation to Judy Johnson. Sizes range from 3"x4" to 4"x5" incl. some with Johnson and others with players in and out of uniform: Range VG-NM ($150.00-$250.00) $300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1022 Lot of (4) vintage photographs of Judy Johnson in uniform. Sizes range from 2 1/2"x3 1/2" to 2 1/2"x4" incl. Johnson in both Hilldale and Homestead Grays uniforms: Range GD/VG-EX ($400.00-$600.00) $1,050.00
  1023 Obie Lackey photographic Christmas card. 4 1/4"x5 1/2" card with inset photo of Obie Lackey and his wife along with typical holiday salutations: VG-EX ($100.00-$150.00) $10.00
See a Picture of this Item 1024 Lot of (3) Homestead Grays related photographs c.1930. Includes a single player view and (2) two player views, Oscar Charleston and George Scales are identifiable in one image. Each is 2 3/4"x4 1/2": EX-EX/MT ($400.00-$500.00) $160.00
See a Picture of this Item 1025 Lot of (3) Negro League related baseball player photographs c.1917-20. Includes a real photo postcard of "White" and two images of players in identical pinstriped uniforms with "C" on sleeve. Possibly taken while Johnson played with the Chester Giants in the late teens: Range GD-EX ($400.00-$600.00) $200.00
  1026 Lot of (2) Phila. Giants vintage photographs. Each measures 2 1/2"x3 1/2" with the same player in uniform and in one in a jacket. Player i.d. is unknown: VG-EX ($200.00-$300.00) $10.00
See a Picture of this Item 1027 Lot of (2) vintage Judy Johnson related photographs. Includes 2 1/2"x4" sepia tone image of Judy Johnson, Leroy Matlock, and James "Cool Papa" Bell: VG-EX and 3"x5" image of Judy Johnson: VG ($200.00-$300.00) $350.00
See a Picture of this Item 1028 Lot of (2) vintage Hilldale Daisies related photographs c. 1920's. Includes image of a player in uniform with his wife surrounded by fans, 2 3/4"x4 1/2": VG-EX and image of Biz Mackey, unknown man, and Judy Johnson, 2 3/4"x4 1/4" with some edge tears and corner chips: GD ($150.00-$250.00) $225.00
See a Picture of this Item 1029 Vintage photograph of George Scales and Judy Johnson. 3 1/2"x5 1/2" sepia tone image of the two men standing in front of store window with Homestead Grays broadside posted inside. Marked Deluxe studios Arkansas on back: EX ($175.00-$250.00) $225.00
See a Picture of this Item 1030 Vintage photograph of baseball game scene c.1930. Nicely composed image taken from the third base side vantage point picturing a catcher and umpire in waiting for a pitch. African American catcher clearly has #5 on back of uniform. 5"x7" with small corner chip: EX ($150.00-$200.00) $25.00
See a Picture of this Item 1031 Rare and Important Oct. 11, 1924 Opening Game of The First Colored World Series panoramic photograph. Judy Johnson's actual copy of this storied photograph picturing the Kansas City Monarchs and the Hilldale Daisies posed before the first game of the World Series held in Kansas City. Players are identified under their respective image incl. Rogan, Mendez, Duncan, Pompez, Foster, Santop, Johnson, and Mackey. The offered image was discovered in the Johnson family home in (4) separate sections with one 6"x8" section (in the area where Johnson's photo was) missing. The image was submitted to the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Objects where it was re-assembled using a photographic copy of the missing area. Less then 8 examples are known to exist (this one included) and only a few have ever been offered for public sale. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the Johnson family, matted and framed archivally: VG-EX (With note to restoration) ($3,500.00-$4,500.00) $3,500.00
See a Picture of this Item 1031a 1932 Phila. Athletics team auto. baseball. Lightly toned Harridge AL ball signed by (24) players incl. Foxx, Simmons, Mack, Cochrane, Collins, and Grove. Sigs range from 4-7 out of 10, A's finished second in 1932 to the Yankees led by Foxx's 58 home runs: VG-EX ($900.00-$1,200.00) DNS
  1032 "Bullet" baseball uniform c. 1930-40's. Jersey, pants, and socks with Old English "Bullet" across front: VG-EX ($75.00-$125.00) $60.00
See a Picture of this Item 1033 Victor grommet back catcher's mitt with crescent pad heel c.1890-1900. Early two toned white and brown leather mitt retains orig. buckle fastener between thumb and forefinger and orig. Victor tag on reverse. Interior features a large crescent padded heel. Glove shows moderate overall usage and retains good form, 8" tall by 9" wide: VG ($500.00-$600.00) $600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1033a Lemon peel style baseball c.1850-70. Slightly oblong shaped ball is one piece construction with relatively simplistic stitching pattern. 8" diameter: VG-EX ($200.00-$300.00) $375.00
  1033b Lot of (5) vintage baseballs c.1880-1930's. Includes 7" diam. figure eight style ball c.1880, small homemade ball c.1890's, crude 19th century figure eight style ball, heavily toned ball c.1920's, and a miniature red stitched souv. ball c.1930's: Range GD-VG/EX ($125.00-$175.00) $175.00
  1034 Lot of vintage baseball catcher's equipment to include: Spalding diamond spitter mask c.1915-20; Spalding elongated chest protector c.1910-15; MacGregor Goldsmith chest protector c.1930-40's; Spalding horizontal bar mask c.1920's; and Rawlings horizontal bat mask c.1940's: Range VG-EX ($250.00-$350.00) $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1035 Rare 1941 Philadelphia Eagles team panoramic photograph. Black and white team photo of the Eagles in uniform incl. Nick Basca. Measures 8"x15" with only slight age toning on top edge: EX-EX/MT ($500.00-$700.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1036 1940 Blue Gray All-Star football game auto. panoramic photograph. Sepia tone image of the Blue Collegiate All-Star team signed by each player on front except for Nick Basca. Players are from various teams incl. Notre Dame, Cornell, Illionois, and Wisconsin. Measures 8"x18" with only a few small surface wrinkles: EX ($800.00-$1,200.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1037 Rare 1940 Blue Collegiate All-Star game worn jersey. Worn by Nick Basca in the 1940 Blue-Gray All-Star game. Blue long sleeve shirt with red and white stripes on arms, retains red and white #36 on front and back and King Sportwear label inside tail. Jersey shows light wear incl. a few tiny holes but retains strong orig. color. Includes several pages from vintage scrapbook incl. game action photo with Basca playing for Villanova and xerox copies are articles relating to Basca's career and tragic death: EX ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1038 Lot of three original sculpture studies used in the making of Honus Wagner statue c.1952. Lot consisting of sculpted clay studies relating to the bronze statue that was cast and erected near Forbes Field and now stands near Three Rivers Stadium. The offered group includes (2) clay bust statues(11" tall each) and one composite model (17" tall) of the finished monument. Each has some slight age damage and a few unifinished areas but retain a pleasing overall appeal. The statues were sculpted by artist Frank Vittor and are accompanied by a letter of provenance from Frank DeGasperi who worked under Vittor and obtained them from his widow after his death. Letter of provenance is matted and framed with color photo of the finished monument: Range VG-EX ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) $575.00
See a Picture of this Item 1038a Fine baseball color lithographic advertising sign c.1910. Chromolithographic sign depicting a game scene with cheering fans including a woman standing on a car side rail holding a fan. Advertisement for "Croll's Paints" printed on side of fence, measures 16"x20" framed with cery minor age wear: EX-EX/MT ($1,500.00-$1,750.00) $1,150.00
See a Picture of this Item 1039 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates Matty Alou home jersey. Vest style flannel shirt retains orig. #18 on front and back as well as Pirates lettering on front. Rawlings tag on front of tail along with year and set tag, has some fraying to the piping. Accompanied by LOA from Mike Darwish: VG-EX ($400.00-$600.00) $700.00
See a Picture of this Item 1040 1968 Pittsburgh Pirates Maury Wills road jersey. Vest style shirt of grey flannel retains orig. #30 on front and back along with Pirates lettering. Rawlings tag remains along with "Wills" chain stitched in front of tail, also tagged Set 1 1968. Shows some light wear incl. some fraying to the piping. Accompanied by LOA's from Ball Park Heroes and Dave Miedema: EX ($750.00-$1,000.00) $850.00
  1041 Lot of three Phila. Phillies players' pants. Includes 1980 Mike Schmidt road blue; 1982 Steve Carlton road blue; and 1980 Pete Rose home white. All three retains proper name and year taggings in waist band and include LOA's from Howard Wolf: EX ($600.00-$800.00) $550.00
See a Picture of this Item 1042 1963 Phila. Phillies Tony Gonzalez home jersey. Cream color flannel shirt with red pinstripes retains orig.embroidered #25 on back and Phillies lettering on front. Gonzalez chain stitched onto applied white tag in collar, Wilson tag and year tag remain on front of tail: EX ($750.00-$950.00) $2,300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1043 1975 Cincinnati Reds Pete Rose home jersey. Classic white knit jersey from the key cog in the Big Red Machine retaining orig. #14 on front and back and embroidered red and white "C" on front. Rawlings tag with Set 1 1975 secondary tag remain on interior of tail, shows very light overall wear: EX-MT ($2,000.00-$3,000.00) $500.00
See a Picture of this Item 1044 1986 New York Mets Darryl Strawberry road jersey. Grey knit shirt with orange and blue #18 on front and back along with Mets logo on front. Retains M.Goodman & Sons tag on tail and Mets 1986 25th Anniversary patch on sleeve. Shows only light wear, accompanied by LOA's from Howard Wolf and Dave Miedema. Classic shirt from a key player on the 1986 World Champion Mets: EX-MT ($750.00-$1,000.00) $500.00
See a Picture of this Item 1045 1991 Balt. Orioles Cal Ripken Jr. home uniform. White knit jersey and pants with orange and black trim incl. #8 on front and back. Jersey retains Rawlings tag on inside of tail along with Set 2 1991 secondary tag and 1 inch extra length tag. Uniform shows little if any usage wear, includes LOA from Dave Miedema: NM ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) $2,600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1046 1989 Balt. Orioles Cal Ripken Jr. road jersey. Grey knit shirt with orange and black trim incl. #8 on front and back along with Orioles lettering. Retains Rawlings tag inside tail with secondary 1989 Set 1 tag. Shows very little if any wear: NM ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) $800.00
See a Picture of this Item 1047 1989 Boston Red Sox Wade Boggs road jersey. Grey knit shirt with blue Red Sox lettering on front and #26 on back. Retains Rawlings tag on inside of tail along with secondary Set 1 1989 tag. Shows very light overall wear, includes LOA's from Ballpark Heroes and Dave Miedema: EX-MT ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $950.00
See a Picture of this Item 1048 1990 Oakland A's Rickey Henderson road jersey. Grey knit shirt with green and yellow trim incl. #24 on front and back as well as Oakland lettering on front. Retains Rawlings tag on inside of tail with secondary chain stitched "90 1" tag. Sleeve features elephant on ball patch, shows light usage wear: EX-MT ($750.00-$1,000.00) $950.00
See a Picture of this Item 1049 1978 Phila. Phillies Steve Carlton home jersey. White knit zipper front shirt with red pinstripes and #32 on front and back. Retains Wilson tag along with "78 1" chain stitched tag on tail and Carlton chain stitched on applied white patch in collar, shows light overall wear: EX-MT ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $2,600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1050 1984 Phila. Phillies Mike Schmidt home jersey. White knit zipper front shirt with red pinstripes and #20 on front and back. Retains Wilson tag along with "84 1" chain stitched tag on tail and Schmidt chain stitched on applied white tag in collar. Shows light overall wear and retains attractive Phillies patch on sleeve. Accompanied by LOA's from Howard Wolf, Dave Miedema, and Ballpark Heroes: EX-MT ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) $2,300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1051 1981 Phila. Phillies Tug McGraw home jersey. White knit zipper front shirt with red pinstripes and #45 on front and back. Retains Wilson tag along with "81 1" chain stitched tag on tail and McGraw chain stitched on applied white tag in collar. Shows light overall wear, includes LOA from Dave Miedema: EX-MT ($750.00-$950.00) $1,250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1052 Tug McGraw game used baseball glove. Rawlings model XPG3 LHT mitt that was believed to be used during the 1980 playoffs and World Series. Glove shows good usage wear and has 45 written in black marker on back of glove and on back of thumb pocket. Also has "Tug" written in black marker on backstrap. On the inside of thumb pocket is written in black marker by McGraw, "Hy Zona?, Thank you and good luck -$205.00 Tug McGraw 1981" with a smily face drawing as McGraw is known to draw with his signature. On the back of finger pockets is written by McGraw in slightly lighter marker ink, "I used this glove in the Championship playoffs and World Series -1980 Tug McGraw". McGraw's performance during the 1980 season and playoffs remains one of the most memorable in recent times and ranks among the great Philadelphia sports performances. Includes LOA from Ballpark Heroes: EX ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) $4,050.00
  1053 Pete Rose auto. Mitchell & Ness 1965 Reds replica jersey. Vest style shirt signed in blue on the front: NM ($75.00-$125.00) $125.00
See a Picture of this Item 1054 Mickey Mantle auto. 1951 New York Yankees replica jersey. Framed display of 1951 Yankee home jersey with AL Anniversary patch signed by Mantle on front, "Mickey Mantle No. 7". Numnered 99 of 536 and includes LOA from Upper Deck authenticated: NM ($750.00-$950.00) $950.00
  1055 Roger Clemens auto. New York Yankees home jersey. Includes LOA from Tri-Star Productions, sealed in orig. packaging: MT ($150.00-$200.00) $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1056 Ted Williams auto. baseball bat. L.Slugger 125 model signed in blue sharpie by Williams. Includes LOA from Williams Family Enterprises: NM-MT ($600.00-$800.00) $750.00
See a Picture of this Item 1057 Michael Jordan auto. basketball. Wilson model unused ball signed in black sharpie. Includes Upper Deck Authenticated LOA and orig. box: NM-MT ($400.00-$600.00) $625.00
See a Picture of this Item 1058 Mickey Mantle auto. store model baseball glove. Rawlings model TGF 7 Mickey Mantle glove signed in blue sharpie on interior of pinky finger pocket, "Mickey Mantle No. 7". Glove shows moderate usage wear, signature rates 9 out of 10. Includes LOA from Bill Diebold: Glove: VG-EX, Signature: NM ($300.00-$400.00) $225.00
See a Picture of this Item 1059 1963 New York Yankees decorative Hall of Fame wall calendar. Large 11"x23" hanging calendar featuring color lithographic illustration of Joe McCarthy talking with young players as former and present Yankee greats look down upon them incl. Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle, and Rizzuto. Matted and framed in floral gilt decorative framed: EX-MT ($600.00-$800.00) $525.00
See a Picture of this Item 1060 Pair of "Th' Dugout" Ted Williams endorsed souvenir placemats c.1950's. Scalloped edge paper placemats from a Manchester,NH restaurant depicting cartoon image of Williams in the center. One of the two also features fasc. autographs of star players incl. Foxx, Mack, Feller, and Mantle. Each placemat measures 9"x13" and have been archivally framed together: NM ($600.00-$800.00) $90.00
  1061 Lot of (3) framed "Baseball Magazine" premium photos: Feller, Mathewson, and Wagner: Range VG-NM ($125.00-$150.00) $110.00
See a Picture of this Item 1062 Lot of (6) vintage Babe Ruth related pieces: 1935 "Babe Ruth's Big Book of Baseball" soft cover book, Apr. 16, 1932 issue of "Liberty" w/Ruth on cover; 1932 "The Knack of Batting" booklet w/Ruth illust. on cover; 1942 "The Pride of the Yankees" Ruth movie still photo; "Exide News" brochure w/Ruth on cover; and April 1935 "American Boy" newspaper w/Ruth on cover: Range VG-NM ($300.00-$400.00) $210.00
  1063 Lot of (3) vintage baseball paper items: Boog Powell auto. 8"x10" photo, Bob Feller Motorola baseball guide, 1961 Ford Motor Co. baseball guide with 1960 Pirates team illustration set in orig. folder: Range VG-EX ($75.00-$100.00) $30.00
See a Picture of this Item 1064 1911 The Big Book of Baseball by P.F. Collier & Son. Oversized hard cover book featuring classic Penfield baseball illustration on cover and numerous oversizes team photographic prints on interior. Has some general wear to cover incl. small abrasions: VG-EX ($200.00-$300.00) $425.00
  1065 Lot of (11) children's fictional novels c.1910. Includes sports and non-sports related books by Grey, Standish, and Chadwick incl. "Baseball Joe" and "Bert Wilson" series: Range GD-EX ($75.00-$100.00) $20.00
  1066 Lot of (2) vintage baseball hard cover books:1910 Baseball in the Big Leagues by Evers: GD-VG and 1917 Second Base Sloan by Mathewson (has some writing on interior cover and title pages): GD ($50.00-$75.00) $50.00
See a Picture of this Item 1067 1933 Who's Who in Major League Baseball by Johnson. One of the benchmarks of baseball reference books of the period, fairly clean overall with only minimal cover wear (no dust jacket): VG-EX ($175.00-$275.00) $300.00
  1068 Lot of (18) vintage baseball related books. Includes a mixture of hard and soft cover books, some are ex-library copies and several retain orig. dust jackets. Sampling includes: 1942 Lou Gehrig: Pride of the Yankees by Gallico; 1952 Baseball Complete by Hodges (w/DJ); 1957 The Magnificient Yankees by Meany: Range GD-EX/MT ($75.00-$100.00) $150.00
  1069 Lot of (3) Babe Ruth related publications: 1920 The Home Run King by Ruth (no DJ): GD, 1935 "Babe Ruth's Big Book of Baseball" by Ruth: VG, and 1928 Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball by Ruth: GD ($75.00-$125.00) $35.00
See a Picture of this Item 1070 1910 The Natonal Game by Spink. Classic hard cover baseball book highly regarded by many as one of the finest of its' type. Includes an 1974 purchase receipt for $21.00 inside: VG-EX ($300.00-$400.00) $350.00
  1071 Lot of (4) vintage baseball publications: 1941 Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball by Hubler (w/DJ), 1948 "Diamond Laughs by Rowswell booklet; "Making the Big League" Rawlings promotional guide c.1930's; and 1952 "Dizzy Baseball" by Dean and H.Devine: Range EX-EX/MT ($75.00-$100.00) $25.00
See a Picture of this Item 1072 Lot of (4) vintage Babe Ruth publications: 1948 The Babe Ruth Story by Considine (1st edit. w/DJ); 1947 Babe Ruth by Meany (w/DJ), 1929 Smitty at the Ball Game published by Cupples & Leon Co.,NY; and 1948 "The Real Babe Ruth" by Daniel: Range GD/VG-EX ($250.00-$350.00) $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1073 Pep:The Red-Book of Sports for Red-Blooded Readers by Applegarth. Hard cover book is undated but is clearly pre-1920 and features an inset photo of Honus Wagner on cover. Interior is a collection of poems and lyrics relating to star players of the day incl. Young, Mathewson, and Wagner. Front cover is complete but has detached from its' spine: GD ($100.00-$150.00) $525.00
See a Picture of this Item 1074 Lot of (2) Christy Mathewson related books: 1912 Pitching in a Pinch by Mathewson and 1917 Second Base Sloan by Mathewson: VG-VG/EX ($175.00-$275.00) $70.00
See a Picture of this Item 1075 Lot of (6) issues of "Baseball Magazine". Includes issues for July 1915, January 1916, Nov. 1913, July 1916, Jan. 1917, and Oct. 1915: Range GD-VG/EX ($300.00-$400.00) $380.00
  1076 "The Great Teams of Baseball" by Kennedy c.1920's. Soft cover book documenting Kennedy's opinion of the best teams in baseball history: VG ($50.00-$75.00) $20.00
See a Picture of this Item 1077 1911 Right Off the Bat by Kirk. Early baseball related book of prose and poems relating fictional characters to star players of the day. Retains orig. dust jacket although it has some losses: VG ($75.00-$125.00) $45.00
See a Picture of this Item 1078 Rare 1908 Baseball in Cincinnati by Harry Ellard. Seldom offered hard bound book detailing the storied history of Cincinnati baseball, very clean example with only a few slight cover abrasions: EX-MT ($600.00-$800.00) $575.00
See a Picture of this Item 1079 1864 The American Boys Book of Sports and Games by Dick & Fitzgerald Co.,NY. Early guide to American youth sports includes a section on base ball with color plate engraving of game scene: EX ($300.00-$400.00) $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1080 1872 Our Boys and Girls Companion by Optic. Hard bound compilation of Oliver Optic newspaper issues incl. illustrations. Cover features a color illustrative of baseball players wearing bib front uniforms: GD-VG ($250.00-$350.00) $20.00
  1081 1908 Old Boston Boys and the Game They Played by Lovett. Hard bound book chronicling early children's games incl. baseball and football. Includes several full page illustrations of 19th century baseball teams: EX ($250.00-$350.00) $30.00
See a Picture of this Item 1082 Rare 1892 Sights Around the World by Palmer. Hard bound book chronicling the famous World Tour of 1889 organized by Albert Spalding. Cover features a gilt inlaid baseball scene, interior includes numerous photo plates from the Tour. Shows light overall wear: VG ($400.00-$600.00) $160.00
  1083 Lot of (2) 1914 Boosters Club baseball banquet menus: VG ($30.00-$50.00) $5.00
See a Picture of this Item 1084 Scarce 1913 Honus Wagner cardboard advertising schedule. Color litho. display schedule for the 1913 National League season picturing (4) images of Wagner in game action. Issued as a promotional piece for the First-Second National Bank of Pittsburgh, 11"x16" with a section of bottom left corner missing and some general overall wear incl. creasing/tears. One of only a handful of examples known to exist, restoration would greatly improve the appearance of this early advertising piece: PR-GD ($800.00-$1,000.00) $950.00
  1085 "North Attleboro Base Ball Season of 1898" record book. Soft cover booklet documenting the season with scores and stats of this early baseball team: EX-MT ($75.00-$125.00) $35.00
See a Picture of this Item 1086 Lot of (3) early baseball tobacco cards: 1914 Fatima T222 Jack Lapp: GD, 1909 Ramly T-204 Powell, and 1911 T5 Pinketon Devlin: EX-MT ($150.00-$225.00) $250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1087 Sept. 26, 1888 Metropolitans vs. Cincinnati scorecard. Foldout scorecard with color litho. decorative baseball cover. Interior features printed line-ups for both teams incl. McPhee, Keefe, Brady, and Corkhill. Game is neatly scored with the New York club winning 6-2, also has the current league standings printed on reverse: VG-EX ($300.00-$400.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1088 Rare 1912 Chicago White Sox Spring Training Tour program. Glove shaped string bound album featuring image of Comiskey on cover. Interior has schedules, player info. and photos incl. Walsh and Buck Weaver who, it states, "has an excellent future in baseball". Clean overall with minimal surface wear: EX-MT ($750.00-$1,000.00) $475.00
  1089 1906 Philadelphia Athletics scorecard. Decorative program with A's player decor on cover, interior is scored for game against Chicago. Front cover has some period notations regarding game and score: VG ($200.00-$250.00) $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1090 1902 Brooklyn vs. Pittsburgh scorecard. Early piece from the Pirates pennant winning season with printed line-ups incl. Wagner, Clarke, Davis, Keeler, Dahlen, and McGuire. Scored lightly in pencil, interior is clean featuring player photos and bio. information. Front cover is very clean but detached from back cover which pictures Fred Clarke: EX ($400.00-$500.00) $300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1091 1921 Cleveland Indians Old Timers Day game program. Unscored program for game played between Clev. Old Timers and Amateurs incl. Lajoie, Flick, Burkett, Livingston, and Kammerer: EX ($300.00-$400.00) $375.00
See a Picture of this Item 1092 1908 Kansas City BBC scorecard. Souvenir program issued for game between Kansas City and Indianapolis incl. Jake Beckely and a young pitcher named Rube Marquard. Scored in pencil: EX ($375.00-$450.00) $180.00
See a Picture of this Item 1093 1891 Invitation to the Opening Game at the Polo Grounds. Caligraphic printed invitation issued for a game between New York and Boston to be played on April 22, 1891 to open the 1891 season at the Polo Grounds. Has some light toning overall: EX ($500.00-$750.00) $300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1094 1933 All-Star game scorecard. Un-official foldout scorecard issued for the inaugural game played in Chicago featuring individual player photos on interior incl. Ruth, Gehrig, Foxx, and Mack. Has some light usage wear: EX ($400.00-$600.00) $250.00
  1095 Lot of (2) vintage Brooklyn Dodgers publications: 1941 Dodgers yearbook and "Baseball's Beloved Bums" souvenir book: EX ($175.00-$275.00) $325.00
  1096 1955 Christy Walsh promotional sports calendar. Hanging wall calendar with each month featuring a color illustrative of sports scene and a b&w photo of a Walsh sports figure incl. Mack and Ruth: EX ($150.00-$200.00) $5.00
  1097 Misc. lot of vintage sports memorabilia to include: 1960-70's football and baseball programs/yearbooks incl. Army vs. Navy; baseball decorative wooden tray c.1950's, Phillies souv. glass, Bob Cerv Home Run Derby card: Range GD-NM ($25.00-$45.00) $25.00
  1098 Spalding "Simplex" golf ball marker c.1910 in its' orig. box. Metal marker with Spalding stamp housed in its' orig. box: Marker: EX, Box: PR ($75.00-$125.00) $5.00
  1099 Lot of (2) vintage football pennants: Dallas Cowboys "World Champions" pennant c. 1978: NM ($75.00-$125.00) $45.00
  1100 Detroit Lions pennant c.1950's: VG-EX ($40.00-$60.00) $30.00
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