Sports Memorabilia Collection

 

Sports Books\

*Key:  HB ( Hardback), PB (Paperback), DC (Dustcover), NC (No Cover), DaC (Damaged Cover), LC (Library Copy)  Prices, when available, are from 2000 Standard Catalog of Sports Memorabilia.  All other prices are estimates. They assume new condition, which may not be true.  Books here are not condition graded, accept for the condition abbreviations listed above.     Total:  312 books   $3623 Value

 

Terms:  Make an offer on one lot or multiple lots

I.  Baseball Books 

 

            A.  Biographies:                49 books,   $678 Value

1.  Aaron, Henry Aaron, 1974, Crowell (HC, DC)-  $25

2.  All My Octobers, Mickey Mantle, 1995, Harper (PB)-  $10

3.  Babe Ruth, Weldon, 1948, Crowell (HC, LC)-  $30

4.  Babe: the Legend Comes to Life, Creamer, 1974 1st Ed., Simon & Schuster (HC, DC)  $50

5.  Ball Four, Jim Bouton, 1970, Dell (PB) (2)-  $10 ea.

6.  Balls-  Graig Nettles & Peter Golenbock- 1984, HC, DC-  $20

7.  The Baseball Life of Johnny Bench, Devaney, 1974, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $10

8.  The Baseball Life of Sandy Koufax, Vecsey, 1968, Scholastic Books (PB, LC)-  $12

9.  Behind the Mask, Bill Frehan, 1970, Popular Library (PB)   $10

10. The Bobby Richardson Story, Bobby Richardson, 1965, Spire Books, (PB)  $12

11. The Bronx Zoo- Sparky Lyle with Peter Golenbock, 1979, HC, DC, $40

12. Catcher in the Wry, Bob Eucker, 1982, Jove Books, (PB, No Front Cover)-  $3

13. Catfish: The Three Million Dollar Pitcher, Libby, 1976, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan,  (HC, DC)   $12.50

14. Fear Strikes Out, Jimmy Piersall, 1955, BBantam, (PB, DaC)-    $5

15. Frank: The First Year, Frank Robinson, 1976, Holt, Rinehart, Winston (HB, DC)-  $25

16. Felipe Alou, My Life and Baseball, Felipe Alou, 1967, Word, (PB)-  $10, HC, $15 

17. From Ghetto to Glory, Bob Gibson, 1968, Popular Library (PB)  $15

18. Hammering Hank of the Braves, Cohen, 1971, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $10

19. Hank Aaron...714 and Beyond, Jerry Brondfield, 1974, Scholastic Books, (PB)-  $10

20. Heat: My Life On and Off the Diamond- Dwight Gooden / Bob Klapisch, 1999,HC, DC, $20

21. Henry Aaron, Bill Gutman, 1974, Tempo, (PB)-  $10

22. I'm Glad You Didn't Take It Personally, Jim Bouton, 1971, 1st Ed. Morrow, (HC, DC)  $15

23. It's Good to Be Alive, Roy Campanella, 1959, Dell (PB)  $15

24. Jackie Robinson and the Breaking of the Color Barrier, Russell Shorto, 1991, Milbrook Press      (PB)-  $5

25. The Long Season, Jim Brosnan, 1960, HC, $40

26. Lou Gehrig, The Iron Horse of Baseball, Hubler, 1941, Houghton-Mifflin (HC, LC)-  $20

27. Lou Gehrig, Pride of the Yankees, Paul Gallico, 1942, Grosset and Dunlap (HC)  $35

28. Made in America, Peter Ueberoth, 1985, HC, DC, $20

29. My Luke and I, Eleanor Gehrig, 1976, Signet (PB)-  $15

30. My Turn at Bat: The Story of My Life, Ted Williams, 1970, Pocket Books (PB)  $15

31. Number 1,  Billy Martin & Peter Golenbock, 1980, Delacorte Press, (HC,DC)- $15

32. Oh, Baby, I Love It, Tim McCarver, 1988, Dell (PB, Missing Front Cover)-  $3

33. Off Base, Confessions of a Thief, Rickey Henderson, 1992 1st Ed., Harper Collins (HC, DC)  $10

34. One In a Million: The Ron LaFlore Story, Ron LaFlore, 1978, Warner Books (PB)-  $7

35. Pete Rose: My Story, Pete Rose, 1989, MacMillan (HC, DC)   $7.50

36. Putting it All Together, Brooks Robinson, 1971, Hawthorn Books (HC, DC)-  $10

37. Reggie Jackson: Yankee Superpower, Dick O'Conner, 1978, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $10

38. Screwball, Tug McGraw, 1975, Signet (PB)  $10

39.  Strikeout Story, Bob Feller, 1948, Bantam Books (PB)-  $20

40. Thanks For Listening, Jack Brickhouse, 1986, Diamond Communications (HC, DC)-  $20

41. Thurmon Munson, Thurmon Munson with Martin Appel, 1978, PB, $7

42. Triumph Born of Tragedy (Andre Thornton), 1983, Harvest House, (PB) (2)   $8 ea

43. The Umpire Strikes Back, Ron Luciano, 1982, Bantam, (1HC, DC) (1PB)-  $15/$5

44. Vida, Richard Deming, 1972, Lancer Books (PB)-   $10

45. White Rat: A Life in Baseball, Whitey Herzog, 1988, Perennial Labrary (PB)  $3

46. Winfield: A Players Life, Dave Winfield with Tom Parker, 1988, HC, DC, $20 (NM)

47. Working the Plate: The Eric Gregg Story (Umpire), Erig Gregg with Marty Appel, 1990, HC, DC, $10 (NM)

 

            B.  Collective Biography                12 books,  $104 Value

1.  All-Pro Baseball Stars (Fydrich), Weber, 1977, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $10

2.  All-Pro Baseball Stars (Yount), 1983, Weber, 1983, Scholastic Books (PB)-   $8

3.  Baseball's Best Sluggers (Rose), Hunter, 1979, School Book Fairs, (PB)-  $10

4.  Baseball's Hot New Stars, Bill Gutman, 1988, Archway (PB, Front Cover Missing)-  $3

5.  Baseball Stars of 1965 (Mantle), Ray Robinson, 1965, Pyramid (PB)-  $15

6.  Baseball Stars of 1973 (D. Allen, S. Carlton), Pyramid (PB)-  $12

7.  Clout:  The Top Home Runs in Baseball History, 1989, Dan Valenti, Stephen Green Press,  Pelham Books, (PB)-  $8

8.  Fifty Years of Yankee All-Stars (Ruth), Gallagher, 1984, Leisure Press (PB)-  $12

9.  Superstars: Baseball's All-Time Greats, Wayne Coffey (Mays), 1980,Watermill Press, (PB)- $8

10. The Home Run Kings (Ruth & Aaron), Gault, 1974, Scholastic Books (PB) (2)-  $8 ea

11.Unsung Heros of the Major Leagues, 1976, Art Berke, Random House, HC-  $10

 

            C.  Rules and Strategy             85 books,  $468 Value

1.  Baseball, Frank DiClemente, 1986 Edition, Creative Educational Society (HC, LC)-   $10

2.  Baseball: How to Hit and Run, Don Smith, 1973, Troll Associates (PB)-   $8

3.  Baseball Play and Strategy, Ethan Allen, 1969, 2nd Edition, Ronald Press (HC)-  $15

4.  Baseball's Art of Hitting, George Sullivan, 1974, 1st Edition, Dodd Mead (HC, DC)-  $!5

5.  Better Baseball for Boys, David C. Cooke, 1959, Dodd, Mead, (HC, DC)-   $15

6.  How to Play Baseball, Bonner, 1955, Knopf, (HC, LC)-   $10

7.  Illustrated Guide to Individual and Team Baseball Drills, Hoehn, 1974, 1st Ed., Parker, (HC)- $20

8.  Make the Team in Baseball, Clary Anderson, 1966, Grosset and Dunlap (HC)-  $15

9.  The Mechanics of Baseball Umpiring, "Lefty" Strong, 1979, Strongsports (PB)-  $12

10. The Official Major League Playbook, Tanner & Enright, 1974, Rutledge Book (HC)-  $12

11. The Rules and Lore of Baseball, Marazzi, 1980, Stein and Day (HC)-   $15

12. Sports Illustrated Baseball, S.I. Editors, 1972, Lippincott (PB)-  $10

13. Sports Illustrated Book of Baseball, S.I. Editors, 1966, American Education Publishers (PB)- $12

14. The Umpire's Handbook, Brinkman & Euchner, 1985, Steven Green Press (PB)-  $8

15. Baseball Rules Illustrated, Sullivan, 1981 Cornerstone PB-  $8

16. Official Baseball Rules, 1972, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner, National Baseball Congress (NBC) (PB)-  $6

17. Official Baseball Rules, 1973, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB)-  $6

18. Official Baseball Rules, 1974, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB)-  $6

19. Official Baseball Rules, 1975, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB) (2)-  $6

20  Official Baseball Rules, 1977, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB)-  $5

21. Official Baseball Rules, 1981, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  Wilson Sporting Goods (PB)(5)   $5 ea.

22. Official Baseball Rules, 1982, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB) (4)-  $4 ea

23. Official Baseball Rules, 1983, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB) (2)-  $4 ea

24. Official Baseball Rules, 1984, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB) (8)-  $4 ea

25. Official Baseball Rules, 1984, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  Sporting News  (PB)-  $4

26. Official Baseball Rules, 1985, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB) (4)-  $4 ea

27. Official Baseball Rules, 1986, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB) (3)-  $3 ea

28. Official Baseball Rules, 1987, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB) (2)-  $3 ea

29. Official Baseball Rules, 1988, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB) (12)-  $3 ea

30. Official Baseball Rules, 1976, Bowie Kuhn, Commissioner,  NBC (PB)-  $6

31. 1975 Baseball Case Book, National Federation of State High School Associations-  $5

32. 1979 Baseball Rule Book (3), National Federation of State High School Associations-  $5

33. 1979 Baseball Case Book, National Federation of State High School Associations-  $5

34. 1980 Baseball Rule Book, National Federation of State High School Associations-  $4

35..1981 Baseball Rule Book, National Federation of State High School Associations-  $4

36. 1981 Baseball Case Book, National Federation of State High School Associations-  $4

37. 1982 Baseball Rule Book, National Federation of State High School Associations-  $4

38. 1983 Baseball Rule Book, National Federation of State High School Associations-  $4

39. 1983 Baseball Case Book, National Federation of State High School Associations-  $4

40. 1975 Official Rules, Little League Baseball (2)-  $5 ea.

41. Rules and Regulations, Babe Ruth Baseball, 1975-  $3

42. Rules and Regulations, Babe Ruth Baseball, 1977-  $3

43. 1975 Rules and Regulations, Pony League of Boys Baseball-  $3

44. 1977 Rules and Regulations, Mustang, Bronco, Pony, Colt Leagues (2)-  $3

45. Rules and Regulations for Pinto Leagues-  $3

46. Official Handbook AABC 1976 Directory, Rules and Regulations-  $5

47. Official Handbook AABC 1977 Directory, Rules and Regulations-  $5

48. 1989-90 Officials Guidebook, MHSAA-   $3

 

            D. Records and Statictics         31 books,  $474 Value

1.  The Baseball Encyclopedia, Third Edition, 1976, MacMillan (HC, DC)   $50

2.  The Baseball Encyclopedia Update, 1977, MacMillan (SC)-  $15

3.  Baseball Guide, 1968, Sporting News (Cepeda, Yaz, McCormick, Lonberg) (SC)  $27.50

4.  Baseball Guide, 1974, Sporting News (Bryant, Bonds, Palmer, Jackson) (SC) (2)  $14.50

5.  Baseball Guide, 1976, Sporting News ( Seaver, Morgan, Palmer, Lynn) (SC)  $17.50

6.  Baseball Guide, 1988, Sporting News (Andre Dawson) (SC) (2)  $9

7.  Baseball Record Book, 1973, Sporting News, (Billy Williams) (SC)-  $20 

8.  Baseball Record Book, 1974, Sporting News, (Nolan Ryan) (SC)-  $20

9.  Baseball Register, 1945, Sporting News, (Billy Southworth) (SC, DC)   $35

10 Baseball Register, 1971, Sporting News (Willy Mays) (SC)   $22.50

11.Big Book of Baseball, 1975, Tommy Kay, Jalart House (Aaron, Burroughs, Marshall) (SC)-  $12

12.Big Book of Baseball 1977, Tommy Kay, Jalart House (Carew, Dent, Fred Lynn) (SC)- $12

13.The Bill James Baseball Abstract, 1982, Bill James, Ballantine Books, (SC) (8 1/2 x 11)- $12

14.The Bill James Baseball Abstract, 1984, Ballantine Books, SC, 8 1/2 x 11", (2)-  $12 ea

15.Bill James Presents the Great American Baseball Stat Book, 1988, Villard Books, 8 1/2 x 11"   SC -  $15

16.Bill James Baseball Book, 1990, Villard Books (SC)-  $10

17.Bill James Player Ratings Book, 1995, Fireside (SC)-  $8

18.Illustrated Digest of Baseball, 1971, Dell, (Bench, B. Robinson) (SC)-  $10

19.Major League Baseball Handbook 1964, Don Schiffer, Pocket Books (PB, DaC)-  $5

20.Major League Baseball, 1970, Jack Zanger, Pocket Books (PB)-  $10

21.The 1988 Elias Baseball Analyst, 1988, Siwoff, Hirdt, Hirdt, SC, 8 1/2 x 11"-  $10

22. The Official Baseball Atlas, 1994, Rand McNally, PB-  $6

23.Official World Series Records: from 1903 through 1971, Sporting News, (Pirates) (SC)-  $10

24.Official World Series Records: from 1903 through 1973, Sporting News, (Reggie Jackson)- (SC)-  $10

25.The Scouting Report: 1987 (biography and stats for every active Major League player),  Perennial Library, Harper and Row, PB-  $15

26.The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball, 1996, Neff and Cohen, St. Martins Griffin (PB)- $15

27.Total Baseball, Fourth Edition, Thorn & Palmer, 1995, (Ken Griffey, Jr.) (HC, DC)  (Retail $59.95)-  $25

28.Who's Who in Baseball, 1988 (McGwire, Dawson, Bell) (SC)  $15

 

        E. Baseball History and Stories       36 books,   $584 Value           

1.  Ball Clubs, Dewey & Acocella, 1996, Harper (PB, retail $21.00) (2)-  $8 ea

2.  Baseball and Mr. Spalding, Bartlett, 1951, First Ed. Second Printing, Farrar, Straus & Young (HC, DC)-  $25

3.  A Baseball Century: The First 100 Years of the National League, 1976, Rutledge Books, (HC, DC)-  $20

4.  Baseball for Everyone, Joe Dimaggio, 1948, First Ed. Fourth Printing, McGraw Hill (HC, LC)-  $20

5.  Baseball Laughs, Herman Masin, 1971 and 1972 editions, Scholastic Books (PB) (2)- $5 ea

6  Baseball: When the Grass Was Real, Donald Hong, 1973, First Edition (HC, DC)  $35

7. Baseball's Greatest Insults, Kevin Nelson (Ed.),1984, A Fireside Book (Simon & Schuster)-  PB, $7

8.  Baseball's Hall of Fame, Ken Smith, 1978, Tempo (PB)-  $10

9.  Bill Stern's Favorite Baseball Stories, 1949, First Ed. Doubleday (HC, DC)-  $25

10.  The Boy's Life Book of Baseball Stories, 1964, Boy Scouts of America, Random House (DC)- $5

11.The Complete Book of 1990 Baseball Cards, 1990, Beckman House, HC, 8 1/2 x 11"-  $15

12.The Curious Case of Sidd Finch, Plimpton, 1988, Charter Books, (PB, front cover msg)- $2

13.The Glory of Their Times, Ritter, 1971, Collier (PB)   $28

14.The Great American Baseball Card Flipping & Trading and Bubble Gum Book, Boyd & Harris, First Edition, 1973, Sports Illustrated, (HC, DC)  $50

15 The Great American Baseball Card Flipping & Trading and Bubble Gum Book, 1973, Boyd & Harris, Little, Brown and Co., PB,  $20

16. The Great American Baseball Line-up Quiz Book, 1984, Richard Chilton, Atheneum Press, PB-  $5

17. How I Would Pitch to Babe Ruth, Tom Seaver, 1974, First Edition, Playboy Press (HC, DC)   $25

18. The Incredible World Champs Mets, Allen, 1969, Coronet (PB)-  $10

19. Inside Pitch, Roger Craig with Vern Plagenhoef, 1984, Eerdmans (PB) (2, one copy autographed)   $4 and $8

20.  Late Innings: A Baseball Companion, Roger Angell, 1982, Simon and Schuster, (HC,DC) $35

21. Low and Inside, Smith and Smith, 1949, Doubleday (HC, DC)-  $20

22. The Man Who Invented Baseball, Peterson, 1973, First Edition, Scribners, (HC, DC)- $25

23. Men at Work, George Will, 1991, Harper (PB)-  $6

24. More Strange But True Baseball Stories, Liss, 1972, Random House (HC)-  $10

25. A Pictoral History of the White Sox, 1966 Yearbook, Chicago White Sox (PB)-  $10

26. Players of Cooperstown:  Baseball's Hall of Fame, 1994, Publications International, (HC), 10" x 13"-  $15

27. The Renewal Era Cubs (1985-1990), 1990, Gold and Ahrens, Bonus Books, HC, DC-  $15

28. Tom Seaver's Baseball Card Book, 1985, Wanderer Books, PB-   $10

29. Strike Zone, Bouton & Asinof, 1994, Viking (HC, DC)-  $10

30. Thirty Years of Baseball's Great Moments, 1974, Joseph Reichler, Rutledge Books, Crown Publishers,  (HC, DC)-  $20

31. The Ultimate Yankee Baseball Quiz Book, 1989, Dom Forker, Bell Publishing, PB-  $8

32. Why Time Begins on Opening Day, Boswell, 1984 1st Edition, Doubleday (HC, DC)-  $20

33. The World Series, 1976, Jordan Deutsch, Dial Press, (Every WS game from 1903-1975), HC, DC, 8 1/2 x 11"-  $25

 

II. Basketball Books

 

            A.  Biography              13 books,   $110 Value

1.  A Coach's Life:  Dean Smith, 1999, Random House,  (HC, DC)-  $20

2.  A Coach's World: Digger Phelps, 1975, Warner Books, (PB)-  $10

3.  Dr. J:  The Story of Julius Erving, Joe Gergen, 1975, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $7

4.  Go Up For Glory, Bill Russell, 1966, Berkley Medallian Books, (PB, DC)   $8

5.  Life on the Run, Bill Bradley, 1976 1st Ed., Quadrangle/New York Times (HC, DC)  $25

6. Maurie:A True Story (Maurice Stokes), Douglas Morrow, 1973, Tempo Books, (PB) (2)-$7ea

7.  Overtime, Richie Powers, 1975, Ballantine Books, (PB)-  $7

8.  Sports Hero: Magic Johnson, Marshall Burchard, 1981, G.P Putnam's Sons (PB)-  $5

9.  They Call Me Coach, John Wooden, 1973, Word Books (PB) (3)   $6  ea

10.  Wilt Chamberlain, George Sullivan, 1966, Tempo Books (PB)  $6

11. The Wizzard of Westwood, Chapin & Prugh, 1973, Warner (PB)-  $10

 

            B.  Collective Biography       17 books,   $154 Value

1.  All-Pro Basketball Stars 1977 (Havlicek), Bruce Weber, 1976, Scholastic Books ( PB,LC)-$3

2.  All-Pro Basketball Stars 1981 (Bird), Weber, 1980, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $6

3.  All-Pro Basketball Stars 1982 (Dr. J, Unseld), Weber, 1981, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $6

4.  All-Pro Basketball Stars 1983 (Magic J), Weber, 1982, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $7

5.  Basketball's Biggest Stars (Dr. J), Resceniti, 1979, School Book Fairs (PB)-  $6

6.  Basketball Stars of 1966, Stainback & Gelman, 1965, Pyramid Books (PB)  $12

7.  Basketball Stars of 1971(W. Reed), Sabin, 1970, Pyramid (PB)  $10

8.  Basketball Stars of 1973 (J. West), Sabin, 1972, Pyramid (PB)   $9

9.  Basketball Stars of 1974 (Frazier & Cowans), Bock & Olan, 1973,  Pyramid (PB)  $6

10. Basketball Superstars: Three Great Pros (Chamberlain, West, Robertson), 1974, Les Etter, Garrard Publishing Co. HC-  $15

11.The Complete Handbook of Basketball, 1988, Zander Hollander (ed.), 1987, Signet (PB)   (front cover missing)-  $2

12.The Detroit Pistons: Capturing a Remarkable Era, 1991, Jerry Green, Bonus Books, 8 1/2 x  11", HC, DC-  $20

13. Great Moments in Pro Basketball (Cowans), Sam Goldaper, 1977, Tempo (PB)-  $6

14. Harlem Globetrotters, George Vecsey, 1970, Scholastic Books (PB) (4)-  $8

15. Pro Basketball Fact Book 1971-72, Jack Orr (ed), 1971, Sports Communications (PB)-  $10

16.  The Final Four, Relieving America's Basketball Classic, Billy Reed (Ed.), 1988, Host Communications-  (HC, DC)- $20 

 

            C.  Techniques and Organization     8 books,    $64 Value

1.  Basketball: Defense....Cover Your Man, Don Smith, 1973, Troll Associates (PB)-  $6

2.  Basketball Fundamentals and Techniques, Bee & Norton, 1959 Second Ed., Ronald Press  (HC, LC)-  $5

3.  Basketball Techniques Illustrated, Forrest Anderson, 1952, Ronald Press (HC, LC)-  $5

4.  Bird On Basketball, 1985, Larry Bird (Bischoff), Addison-Wesley Publishing Co, PB-  $8

5.  Blitz Basketball, Samaras, 1966 1st Ed., Parker, (HC)-  $10

6.  How to Improve Your Basketball, Nat. Basketball Coaches Assoc. Coaches, Circa 1950's,  Athletic Institute, (PB, LC)-  $5

7.  Man-to-Man Defense and Attack, Clair Bee, 1942 1st Ed., Ronald Press (HC, LC)-  $10

8.  Personal Fouls, Peter Golenbock, 1989 1st Ed., Carroll & Graf (The Broken Promises and  Shattered Dreams of Big Money Basketball at Jim Valvano's NC State)  (HC, DC)-  $15

 

            D. History    2 book, $50 Value

1.  The Final Four: Reliving America's Basketball Classic, Billy Reed, 1988, (8 1/2 x 11) HC, DC $30

1.  Forty-Eight Minutes, A Night in the Life of the NBA,  Bob Ryan and Terry Pluto, McMillan, 1987, (HC, DC)- $20

 

III.  Boxing                    1 book,    $25 Value

1.  Muhammed Ali, Wilfred Sheed, 1975 1st Ed., Crowell (HC, DC) 8 1/2 x 11"-  $25

 

IV.  Football

 

            A. Biography           49 books,    $593 Value

1.  Bootlegger's Boy, Barry Switzer, 1990, HC, DC, $8

2.  Brian Piccolo, A Short Season, Jeannie Morris, 1971, Dell (PB) (2)  $3 ea

3.  Buckeye (Woody Hayes), Robert Vare, 1974, Popular Library, (PB)-  $8

4.  Confessions of a Dirty Ballplayer, John Sample, 1970, HC, DC, $12

5.  Cosell, Howard Cosell, 1973, 1st Ed., Playboy Press, (2) (HC, Water damage on cover)-  $10 HC, DC, $20

6.  The Courting of Marcus Dupre, Willie Morris, 1983, HC, DC, $15

7.  The Crunch: An Irreverent Trip Through the NFL...., Pat Toomay, 1973, HC, DC, $20

8.  Even Big Guys Cry, Alex Karras, 1977, Signet (PB) (2)  $6 ea

9.  Fighting Back, Rocky Blier, 1975, 1st Ed., Stein & Day (HC, DC)   $25

10. The $400,000 Quarterback: or the League That Came In From the Cold, Bob Curran, 1965, HC, DC, $15

11. Gifford on Courage, Frank Gifford, 1976, 1st Ed., Evans, (HC, DC)-  $15

12. Griese/Csonka: The Miami Dolphins' One-Two Punch, Lou Sahandi, 1973, Scholastic (PB). $6

12  Hearing the Noise: My Life in the NFL, Preston Pearson- 1985, HC, DC, $30

13. Herschel Walker: From the Georgia Backwoods and the Heisman Trophy to the Pros, Jeff  Prugh, 1983, Random House, (PB)-  $7

14. I Am Third, Gale Sayers, 1972, Bantam Books, (PB, DC, 1LC)   $10

15. I Can't Wait Until Tomorrow....'Cause I Get Better Looking Every Day, Joe Namath, 1969,  1st Ed., Random House, (2) (HC)  $30,    HC, DC, $35

16. I Can't Wait Until Tomorrow....'Cause I Get Better Looking Every Day, Joe Namath, 1969, Signet, (PB) (3)   $10 ea

17. I Never Played the Game, Howard Cosell, 1985, 1st Ed., Wm. Morrow, (HC, DC)-  $15 

18. Inside the Meat Grinder: An NFL Official's Life in the Trenches, Chad Brown, 1999, HC, DC, $15 (NM)

19. Instant Replay, Jarry Kramer, 1968, Signet, (PB) (2)   $12 ea

20. Jerry Kramer's Farewell to Football, 1969, 1st Ed.,World  (2) (HC, DC)   $25,   HC, DaC $15

21. Jerry Kramer's Farewell to Football, 1970, Bantam, (PB)   $6

22. The Making of a Rookie, Howard Liss, 1968, Random House, HC-  $10

23. The Jim Plunkett Story, Jim Plunkett, 1981, 1st Ed., Arbor House, (HC, DC)   $30

24. Joe Namath's Sportin Life, Maury Allen, 1969, Paperback Library, (PB)-  $10

25. Johnny Unitas, Joel Cohen, 1971, Scholastic Books, (PB)-  $6

26. The Johnny Unitas Story, Johnny Unitas, 1968, Tempo Books, (PB, DaC)-  $5

27. Ken Stabler and the Oakland Raiders, Lou Sahadi, 1977, Scholastic Books, (PB) (2, 1 DaC)-  $7/$3

28. The Long Pass (Joe Namath), Lou Sahadi, 1969, Bantam, (PB)-  $10

29. The Man Inside: Landry, Bob St. John, 1981, Avon (PB)  $3

30. "Mean" Joe Green, S.H. Burchard, 1976, Harcourt, Brace, Javonovich, (PB)-  $8

31. No Time for Losing, Fran Tarkington, 1967, Spire, (PB)-  $10

32. Pro Quarterback: My Story, Johnny Unitas, 1968, Grosset & Dunlap, (HC)-  $15

33. Super Bowl Diary: The Autobiography of Ken "the Snake" Stabler, 1977, Pinnacle Books, (PB)-  $6

34. They Call Me Assasin, Jack Tatum, 1979, HC, DC, $15

35. Time Enough to Win, Roger Staubach, 1980, Warner, (PB) (2)-  $7 ea

36. Stop-Action, Dick Butkus, 1972, Popular Library, (PB)-  $8

37. Terry Bradshaw: Man of Steel, Terry Bradshaw, 1980, Zondervan, (PB)   $5

38. Tom Harmon and the Great Gridiron Plot (Fiction), Whitman, 1946, (HC)-  $15

39. When All the Laughter Died in Sorrow, Lance Rentzel, 1972, Saturday Review Press, (HC, DC, LC)-  $8 

 

            B. Collective Biography               39 books,   $282 Value

1.  All-Pro Football Stars 1975, (Stabler), Brondfield, 1975, Scholastic Books, (PB, DaC)  $7

2.  All-Pro Football Stars 1977, Brondfield, 1977, Scholastic Books, (PB)   $6

3.  All-Pro Football Stars 1978, Brondfield, 1978, Scholastic Books, (PB)   $6

4.  All-Pro Football Stars 1981, Brondfield, 1981, Scholastic Books, (PB)   $5

5.  All-Pro Football Stars 1982, Brondfield, 1982, Scholastic Books, (PB) (2)-  $5

6.  All-Pro's Greatest Football Players, Wayne Coffey, 1983, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $5

7.  Always on the Run, Larry Csonka & Jim Kiick, 1974, Bantam (PB)-  $6 

8.  The Conquering Heros (Fiction), Peter Gent, 1994 1st Ed., Donald Fine (HC, DC)-  $10

9.  Cooper Rollow's Bears: 1978 Football Book, Rollow, 1978, Caroline House, (PB) creased cover-  $4

10.  Field Generals:  Montana, White, Theismann, Anderson, Bill Gutman, 1982, Ace Tempo (PB)-  $6

11. Fifty Years of NFL excitement, 1986, NFL Properties (PB)-   $10

12. Great Pro Running Backs, Lou Sahadi, 1975, Scholastic Books, (PB)-  $6

13. Great Quarterbacks of Pro Football (Jim Plunkett), Steve and Rita Gelman, 1975, Scholastic Books, (PB)-  $6

14, Great Running Backs of the NFL, 1966, Jack Hand, Random House, HC, (2)-  $10 ea

15. Inside Pro Football 1990, Bruce Weber, 1990, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $4

16. Linebackers: The Tough Ones of Pro Football, Paul Zimmerman, 1973, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $5

17. More Championship Teams of the NFL, 1974, Phil Berger, Random House, HC-  $10

18. The Pass Catchers, Lou Sahadi, 1974, Scholastic Books, (PB)-  $6

19. The Making of a Pro Quarterback, Ed Richter, 1969, Tempo, (PB)-  $7

20. Player's Choice: Great Tales of the Gridiron, Members of the NFL Players Assoc., 1969,  Whitman, (HC)-  $8

21. Pro Football 1975 (Franco Harris), Cord Communications, 1975, Pocket Books (PB, DaC)$5

22. Pro Football '78, Bear Kirow, 1978, Xerox (PB, DsC)  $3

23. Pro Football '79, Bear Kirow, 1979, Xerox (PB, DaC)   $3

24. Pro Football '83, Bear Kirow, 1983, Weekly Readers Books, (PB)  $3

25. Pro Football Heros (Unitas), Steve Gelman, 1968, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $7

26. Pro Football's Great Moments, Jack Clary, 1976, HC, DC, $15

26. Pro Football's Greatest Moments, 1987, Jack Cleary, Bonanza Books, HC, DC-  $15

27. Pro Football's Hall of Fame, Arthur Daley, 1963, Tempo (PB)-  $8

28. Pro Quarterback (Fiction), YA Tittle & Howard Liss, 1963, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $5

29. The Pros: A Documentary of Professional Football in America, 1960, Robert Riger (Maule) - Simon and Schuster, HC, DC, 9 x 12 "-  $30

30. The Pros, Robert Liston, 1968, HC, DC, $15

31. Sack the Quarterback, John Callahan, 1980, School Book Fairs (PB) (2)-  $4 ea

32. Star Quarterbacks of the NFL, 1970, Bill Libby, Random House, HC-  $7

33. The Steelers Gang, Lou Sahadi, 1976, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $5

34. Strange But True Football Stories, Zander Hollander, 1971, Scholastic Books (PB)-  $6

35. Super Bowl: Pro Footbowl's Greatest Games, Steve Cassidy, 1980, Scholastic Books (PB) $5

 

 

            C. Records and Statistics     12 books,   $137 Value

1.  The Complete Handbook of Pro Football 1971 Edition, John Devaney, 1971, Cancer (PB)     $10

2.  The Complete Handbook of Pro Football 1979 Edition, Zander Hollander, 1979, Signet (PB)  $7

3.  The Football Book, 1979, Larry Lorimer and John Devaney, Random House, PB, 8 1/2 x 11"-  (2) $10 ea.

4.  Football By the Numbers: A Serious Fan's Guide to the NFL, 1987, Ignatin and Barra, Prentice Hall Press, PB, 8 1/2 x 11"-  $10

5.  Football Register 1978, The Sporting News, 1978, Plume (PB)  $25

6.  Football Register 1982, The Sporting News, 1982, (PB)   $15

7.  Official 1977 National Football League Record Manual, 1977, Dell (PB)-  $10

8.  The Sporting News Super Bowl Book, 1988, PB, $15

9.  The Sports Encyclopedia: Pro Football 13th Edition, Neft, Cohen & Korch, 1995, St. MartinsGriffin (PB)-  $10

10 La-z-boy 1972 Football Guide, Jack Clary (ed.), 1972, Snibbe Publications, (PB)-  $5

11.Great Pro Running Backs, Lud Duroska, 1973 1st Ed., Grosset & Dunlap (HC)-  $10

 

            D. Strategy and Techniques       8 books,   $126

1.  Darell Royal Talks Football, Darell Royal, 1963, Prentice Hall, (HC, DC, LC)-  $10

2.  The Game Makers, Jack Clary, 1976, NFL Books, (HC, DC)-  $15

3.  How  to Play Football, Walter Camp, 1914, American Sports Publishing Co. (HC)-  $30

4.  Joe Namath: A Matter of Style, Namaath and Bob Oats, 1973, 1st Ed., Little, Brown & Co.  (HC, DC)-  $25

5.  Passing For Touchdowns, Quarterback and Receivers, 1973, Don Smith, Troll Associates, PB    $6

6.  Quarterbacking, Bart Starr, 1967, 1st Ed., Prentice-Hall (HC, DC)-  $25

7.  The Unofficial NFL Players Handbook, Ted Newsome & John Bancato, 1984, Wallaby Books, (PB)-  $5

8.  Winning Football with the 4-3 Defense, Charlie Armey, 1973, HC, DC, $10

 

            E.  History -    6 Books,    $125 Value

1.  Alabama Showdown:  The Football Rivalry Between Auburn and Alabama, Geoffery  Norman, 1986, HC, DC, $30  (NM) 

2.  All Madden:  Hey, I'm Talking Pro-Football, John Madden, 1996, HC, DC, $25  (NM)

3.  The Game Behind the Game: High Stakes, High Pressure in Television Sports, Terry O'Neal, 1989, HC, DC, $20

4.  The Giants: Super Bowl Season, Intro. by Frank Gifford, Wm. Morrow & Co. 1987, HC, $25

5.  The National Football Lottery, Larry Marchant, 1973, HC, DC, $10

6.  What's Wrong With Sports, Howard Cosell, 1991, HC, $15

 

           F.  Fiction-     2 Books,   $27 Value

1.  The Franchise, Peter Gent, 1983, HC, DC, $15   (NM)

2.  My Son The Jock,  Gerald Green, 1975, HC, DC, $12

 

 

IV. Golf    7 books,    $72 Value     

1.  Chick Evans Golf Book, Chick Evans, 1921 1st Ed., Thomas Wilson Col, (HC)-  $20

2.  The Education of a Golfer, Sam Snead, 1962, Fawcett Crest (PB)-  $8

3.  The Nine Bad Shots of Golf and What to do About Them, Jim Dante & Leo Diegel, 1961, Cornerstone Library (PB, DaC)-  $4

4.  PGA Tour: Official Media Guide, 1994, Triumph Books (HC, DC)-  $12

5.  Power Golf, Ben Hogan, 1963, Pocket Books (PB)-   $8

6.  Power Golf, Ben Hogan, 1965, Fawcett (PB, abridged ed.)-  $5

7.  Tommy Armour's ABC's of Golf, Tommy Armour, 1967, 1st Ed., Simon & Schuster (HC, DC)-  $15

 

V.  Hockey      4 books,    $32 Value

1.  Brian McFarland's Hockey Quiz, 1974, Pagurian Press, PB-  $4

2.  Detroit Red Wings 1995-96 Media Guide (75th Ann. Ed.) (PB)  $8 

3.  Gordie Howe, Stan Fischler, 1967, Tempo (PB)  $5

4.  Hockey Legends of All Time, Hugees, Morgan, Publications International, 1996, (HC)  $15

 

VI.  Auto Racing         1 books,   $8 Value

1.  1983 Official Media Guide and Record Book, Mich. International Speedway (PB)-  $8

 

VII. Crickett         1 book,     $4 Value

1.  The Laws of Crickett, 1972, Marylebone Crickett Club (PB)-  $4

 

VIII. Softball           1 book,  $4 Value

1.  Official 1979-80 Softball Rules, Fastpitch and Slowpitch, International Joint Committee on Softball (PB)-  $4

 

IX.  Tennis             1 book,     $4 Value

1.  Beginning Tennis, Everett & Skillman, 1968, Wadsworth, (PB)-  $4

 

X.  Track and Field        1 book,   $6 Value

1.  Track and Field Rules & Records, 1971, National Alliance Edition, National Federation of State High School Associations (PB)-  $6

 

XI. Multi-Sports     17 books,    $150 Value

1.  Amazing Sports Facts, George Sullivan, 1978, Scholastic Book Service, PB-  $4

2.  Cloverland's Tourist Guide, 1930, Herald-Leader Co, Menominee, Mi, PB, vg. (loose cover)-

     A 1930 Travel Guide to Michigan's Upper Peninsula with maps, mileage charts, and information about each city and attraction.-  $10

3.  The Complete Book of the Olympic Winter Games, Lake Placid, 1980, Signet, (PB)-  $6

4.  Facts and Dates of American Sport, Gorton Carruth & Eugene Ehrich, 1988, Perennial Library (PB)-  $8

5.  Legends Sports Memorabilia Price Guide, Vol. 4, #3 (July/Aug, 1991), Ken Griffey, Jr. (All Cards included)-  $10

6   Legends Sports Memorabilia Price Guide, Vol. 4, # 4 ( Sept/Oct. 1991) Nolan Ryan, (All Cards included)-  $10

7.  Legends Sports Memorabilia Price Guide, Vol. 4, # 4.(Sept/Oct. 1991), David Robinson,  (All cards included)-  $10

8.  Legends Sports Memorabilia Price Guide, Vol. 4, # 5 (Nov/Dec. 1991) Brett Hull, (All Cards included)-  $7

9.  National High School Sports Record Book, 1981 Edition, National Federation of State High School Associations (PB)-  $4

10.The Olympics, 1960 Ed., John Grombach, Ballantine Books (PB)-  $7

11.The Official Associated Press Sports Almanac, 1975, Dell (PB)-  $6

12.Pat Summerall's All-Time Great Sports Stars Collection, Book 1, 1981, Davco Publishers  (PB)-  $2

13.  Play The Game:  The Book of Sport, Mitchell Charnley (ed.), 1931, Junior Literary Guild (HC)-  $6

14.  1994 Sports Almanac, Sports Illustrated, 1994, Little, Brown and Co.  (PB)-  $5

15.  The Sportsbook Library (6 Vol.), 1972, Dell Collecters Boxed Set, Stadia Sports Publishers, (PB)-  $10

16. Sports Immortals, (50 of Sports' All Time Greats), 1972, Sports Staff of the Associated Press,  Ruteledge Book (Prentice Hall), HC, DC, 8 1/2 x 11"-  $20

17  Sports Stories, Irving Wasserman, 1973, Houghton Mifflin (PB)-  $5

18. This Day in Sports: A Diary of Major Sports Events, 1974, John Fetros, Newton K. Greb Publisher, HC, DC-  $10

19.The USA Today Gousha Sports Atlas, 1991, Balliett and Fitzgerald, Eds. PB  11 x 14"-  $8