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Baseball Days From The Sandlots To "The Show", Littlefield, Bill
1 Baseball Days From The Sandlots To "The Show"
Littlefield, Bill: Bulfinch Press - Little, Brown and Company; 1993 0821219553 / 9780821219553
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket: 8.75 x 10.25 in.: 151 pages Illustrated by Henry Horenstein 

010117010117: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has 75 full-color photographs. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has a short scratch in the middle of the back side; else would have classified it as in Fine Condition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Horenstein and Littlefield have found and preserved for us the brilliant images the game offers, and some of its best surprises: Cal Ripken, Jr., and Ted Williams are here, but so are Lisa Fernandes, Harold 'Shifty' Gears, and The Dynamite Lady, who blows herself up at a different minor league ballpark each night.": Color Photographs

Price: 19.00 USD
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Sports Illustrated Magazine, April 15, 1985 (Vol 62, No. 15) : Baseball '85: A Season For The Record Books - Doctor K, Sports Illustrated Editors
2 Sports Illustrated Magazine, April 15, 1985 (Vol 62, No. 15) : Baseball '85: A Season For The Record Books - Doctor K
Sports Illustrated Editors: Time; Los Angeles, California 04/15/1985 
Magazine Very Good: 8 x 11 in.: 132 pages 

006114006114: Sports Illustrated (April 15, 1985). Magazine is complete (fully page checked; beware of Sellers who don't say this), but front cover is lightly creased and has a blank label over original owner's address. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Magazine has New Back Board and Bag. Also is mailed with heavy cardboard on front and back sides as well, for protection. Articles include: Look Out, Ty Cobb (Pete Rose - by Ron Fimrite) * So Good, So Young (Dwight Gooden of Mets - by E. M. Swift) * All In The Game (Portfolio by SI photographers) * A Whole New Order (Blue Jays and Cubs) * The Boss Takes his Cuts (Peter Ueberroth - by Frank Deford) * The Team Of Your Dreams (Fenway Park with Cub fans, Eddie Murray and Pete Sheehy - by Steve Wulf).

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Sports Illustrated Magazine, April 5, 1989 (Vol 70, No. 15) Special Issue : 1989 Baseball Catch A Rising Star - San Diego's Benito Santiago: Best Of A Rare Breed, Sports Illustrated Editors
3 Sports Illustrated Magazine, April 5, 1989 (Vol 70, No. 15) Special Issue : 1989 Baseball Catch A Rising Star - San Diego's Benito Santiago: Best Of A Rare Breed
Sports Illustrated Editors: Time; Los Angeles, California 04/05/1989 
Magazine Very Good: 8 x 11 in.: 120 pages 

006141006141: Sports Illustrated (April 5, 1989) Special Issue. Magazine is complete (fully page checked; beware of Sellers who don't say this), but front cover is lightly creased and has a blank label over original owner's address. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Magazine has New Back Board and Bag. Also is mailed with heavy cardboard on front and back sides as well, for protection. Articles include: West Is Best (Eastern Divisions - by Rick Reilly) * Life At Home (Baseball's Catching Crisis - by Peter Gammons) * Calling A Game (Pitching From A Catcher's point of View - by Mike Scioscia with Peter Gammons) * All My Padres (San Diego - by Steve Wulf) * Scouting Reports (by Steve Wulf and Peter Gammons) * Slick Can Play (Andy Van Slyke - by Ralphy Wiley) * Great Scott! (Scott Fletcher - by E. M. Swift) * Street Smarts (Gary Sheffield in Tampa - by Peter Gammons) * Ballpark Figures (Illustrated by John Grimwade) * Fabric Of The Game (Baseball Uniforms - by Sarah Bollard) * Point After (Gloves Across The Water - by Ron Fimrite).

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Sports Illustrated Magazine, August 27, 1984 (Vol 61, No. 10) : Rose Is A Red!, Sports Illustrated Editors
4 Sports Illustrated Magazine, August 27, 1984 (Vol 61, No. 10) : Rose Is A Red!
Sports Illustrated Editors: Time; Los Angeles, California 08/27/1984 
Magazine Very Good: 8 x 11 in.: 90 pages 

006110006110: Sports Illustrated (August 27, 1984). Magazine is complete (fully page checked; beware of Sellers who don't say this), but front cover is lightly creased and has a blank label over original owner's address. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Magazine has New Back Board and Bag. Also is mailed with heavy cardboard on front and back sides as well, for protection. Articles include: Roses And Rhubarbs (Pete Rose of the Reds and Ty Cobb - by Steve Wulf) * It's An Old Man's Game After All (Lee Trevino - by Barry McDermott) * It Was A Flight To The Finish (Carr de Naskra in Travers Stakes - by William Nack) * An Oldie But Goodie (John Henry - by William Nack) * The World According To Garf (Howie Garfinkel - by Jack McCallum).

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Sports Illustrated Magazine, June 11, 1984 (Vol 60, No. 24) : How 'Bout Them Cubbies! - Budding Superstar Bull Durham, Sports Illustrated Editors
5 Sports Illustrated Magazine, June 11, 1984 (Vol 60, No. 24) : How 'Bout Them Cubbies! - Budding Superstar Bull Durham
Sports Illustrated Editors: Time; Los Angeles, California 06/11/1984 
Magazine Very Good: 8 x 11 in.: 90 pages 

006103006103: Sports Illustrated (June 11, 1984). Magazine is complete (fully page checked; beware of Sellers who don't say this), but front cover is lightly creased and has a blank label over original owner's address. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Magazine has New Back Board and Bag. Also is mailed with heavy cardboard on front and back sides as well, for protection. Articles include: Tragedy At Sea (Marques in Tall Ships Race - by Jerry Kirschenbaum) * Family Feud In Philadelphia (Phillies West vs. Phillies East - by Jim Kaplan) * The Ducks Did It With Cruz Control (Oregon won NCAA with Joaquim Cruz - Craig Neff) * Bulgaria's Vest-Pocket Hercules (Naim Suleimanov - by Terry Todd) * Sparky & George (Tigers' Manager - by Ron Fimrite).

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Sports Illustrated Magazine, March 25, 1985 (Vol 62, No. 12) : Welcome Home! Peter Ueberroth Reinstates Willie Mays And Mickey Mantle, Sports Illustrated Editors
6 Sports Illustrated Magazine, March 25, 1985 (Vol 62, No. 12) : Welcome Home! Peter Ueberroth Reinstates Willie Mays And Mickey Mantle
Sports Illustrated Editors: Time; Los Angeles, California 03/25/1985 
Magazine Very Good: 8 x 11 in.: 90 pages 

006131006131: Sports Illustrated (March 25, 1985). Magazine is complete (fully page checked; beware of Sellers who don't say this), but front cover is lightly creased and has a blank label over original owner's address. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Magazine has New Back Board and Bag. Also is mailed with heavy cardboard on front and back sides as well, for protection. Articles include: The Lord Of The Ring (Larry Holmes and David Bey - by Pat Putnam) * The Pros Outweighed The Cons (Quarterback Bernie Kosar - by John Underwood) * Head And Shoulders Above The Crowd (Ewingtown Hoyas - by Curry Kirkpatrick) * Talk About Bad Table Manners (Eric Boggan, Table-Tennis Player - by Jaime Diaz) * Mantle & Mays (by Ron Fimrite).

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Sports Illustrated Magazine, May 6, 1985 (Vol 62, No. 18) : Billy's Back! Billy Martin: Yankee Manager For The Fourth Time, Sports Illustrated Editors
7 Sports Illustrated Magazine, May 6, 1985 (Vol 62, No. 18) : Billy's Back! Billy Martin: Yankee Manager For The Fourth Time
Sports Illustrated Editors: Time; Los Angeles, California 05/08/1985 
Magazine Very Good: 8 x 11 in.: 90 pages 

006129006129: Sports Illustrated (May 6, 1985). Magazine is complete (fully page checked; beware of Sellers who don't say this), but front cover is lightly creased and has a blank label over original owner's address. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Magazine has New Back Board and Bag. Also is mailed with heavy cardboard on front and back sides as well, for protection. Articles include: Oh No, Not Again (Billy Martin and New York Yankees - by Steve Wulf) * In A Hurry To Get To The Derby (Chief's Crown won Blue Grass at Churchill Downs - by Demmie Stathoplos) * A Grand Prize For A Lucky Loser (NBA's Sorry Seven and Patrick Ewing - by Alexander Wolff) * Red-Hot Jazz With The Fire-Sale Five (Utah and Houston's Rockets - by Alexander Wolff) * Up And Down, Not Down and Out (Chicago and Minnesota in Norris Division - by E. M. Swift) * Back On The Right Track (Red Sox's Dwight Evans - E. M. Swift) * Up Where The Air Is Rare (World Cup Champion Robby Naish - by Sam Moses) * While The Rest Of The World Sleeps (Trainer D. Wayne Lukas - by William Nack).

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Sports Illustrated Magazine, October 5, 1987 (Vol 67, No. 15) : Toronto Takes Off - Lloyd Moseby And The Jays Roar Past The Tigers, Sports Illustrated Editors
8 Sports Illustrated Magazine, October 5, 1987 (Vol 67, No. 15) : Toronto Takes Off - Lloyd Moseby And The Jays Roar Past The Tigers
Sports Illustrated Editors: Time; Los Angeles, California 10/05/1987 
First Edition Magazine Very Good: 8 x 11 in.: 98 pages 

006137006137: Sports Illustrated (October 5, 1987). Magazine is complete (fully page checked; beware of Sellers who don't say this), but front cover is lightly creased and has a blank label over original owner's address. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Magazine has New Back Board and Bag. Also is mailed with heavy cardboard on front and back sides as well, for protection. Articles include: The Races In The East (Toronto vs. Detroit - by Peter Gammons & Montreal in National League East - by Alexander Wolff) * Fit To Be Tied In The SEC (Auburn vs. Tennessee and LSU vs. Ohio State - Hank Hersch and Bruce Newman) * The NFL Strike (by Paul Zimmerman and Jill Lieber) * Still On The Outside (Dave Meggyesy and NFL - by David Remnick) * A Cup For The Old World (Europe's Ryder Cuppers - by Jaime Diaz) * The Fiesta In The Town Of Ghosts (Fistfight in Bolivian Andes - by Gary Smith).

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Sports Illustrated Magazine, September 24, 1984 (Vol 61, No. 15) : Who Do You Like? Cy Young Award Candidates Rick Sutcliffe And Dwight Gooden, Sports Illustrated Editors
9 Sports Illustrated Magazine, September 24, 1984 (Vol 61, No. 15) : Who Do You Like? Cy Young Award Candidates Rick Sutcliffe And Dwight Gooden
Sports Illustrated Editors: Time; Los Angeles, California 09/24/1984 
Magazine Very Good: 8 x 11 in.: 90 pages 

006109006109: Sports Illustrated (September 24, 1984). Magazine is complete (fully page checked; beware of Sellers who don't say this), but front cover is lightly creased and has a blank label over original owner's address. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Magazine has New Back Board and Bag. Also is mailed with heavy cardboard on front and back sides as well, for protection. Articles include: On Top Of The Pack (Bears vs. Packers and Walter Payton - by Rick Telander) * They're Making A Strong Pitch (Cy Young Awards with Denton True - by Steve Wulf) * The Day The Hero Was A Hero (Michael Zordich and Penn State vs. Iowa - by Jack McCallum) * He's Got 'Em Cornered (Mike Haynes of Raiders - by Rick Telander) * Just Call Me Slick, Pal (Manager Billy (Slick) Gardner and Minnesota - by Ron Fimrite) * Pitchin' Shoes (Horseshoe Pitching - by Bil Gilbert).

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Tales From The Cubs Dugout (A Collection Of The Greatest Cubs Stories Ever Told), Cava, Pete
10 Tales From The Cubs Dugout (A Collection Of The Greatest Cubs Stories Ever Told)
Cava, Pete: Sports Publishing; Champaign, Illinois 2002 1582614970 / 9781582614977
Presumed First Edition Soft Cover Very Good: 5.5 x 8.25 in.: 274 pages 

003287003287: Lower corner of front cover is creased. Has inscription of original owner on inside of front cover. "Featuring stories and anecdotes from the illustrious century-and-a-quarter history of the Chicago Cubs, Tales From The Cubs Dugout is sure to delight fans from 9 to 90. Whether you're old enough to remember Hack Wilson or just started thrilling to the exploits of Sammy Sosa, you'll enjoy reading about both the on-field and off-field antics of your heroes. "

Price: 12.50 USD
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They Also Served (Baseball And The Home Front, 1941-1945), Gilbert, Bill
11 They Also Served (Baseball And The Home Front, 1941-1945)
Gilbert, Bill: Crown Publishers; New York, New York 1992 0517585227 / 9780517585221
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 276 pages 

004906004906: Stated First Edition, Printing Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A heartwarming story of who we were, on the diamond and in the stands, in that time of national trauma and national exhilaration when baseball helped unite the whole country. From a cast of hundreds, here is a sampling of those special wartime players who served the nation in their unique way during World War II: A one-legged pitcher who was also a war hero, Bert Shepard * A one-armed outfielder, Pete Gray * An outfielder, deaf in one ear, Bingo Binks * A 17-year-old third baseman, Eddie Yost * A 15-year-old pitcher, still the youngest ever to play in the majors, Joe Nuxhall * A pitcher with a heart condition, Hal Newhouser * and many, many more. "

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