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1875-1976 Baseball Publication Lot of (13) with 1942 World Series Program & 1954 Sports Illustrated #2

Lot Number 652

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Witness the progression of our National Pastime over the course of a century with this significant lot of vintage baseball publications. Important and interesting programs, magazines and books capture the spirit of the game as it progressed through generations. Rating as above average to better, this exciting collection promises value and entertainment with subjects such as the World Series and the legendary “Babe” Ruth paired with early editions.


Featured are:


1942 World Series program (VG) from Yankee Stadium scored for Game 3 Cardinals win 2-0, interior photos include Joe DiMaggio, Bill Dickey, Phil Rizzuto, Stan Musial, Enos Slaughter


8/23/54 Sports Illustrated magazine Volume 1, Number 2 second issue (VG) with address label residue on front cover, three page Topps baseball card foldout is (VG) due to frayed edge and an incorrect fold line, neither of these conditions affects the black and white Mickey Mantle phantom card, which remains highly appealing


1910 Baseball Magazine October issue (GD) due to cover tear along lower half of spine and edge fraying, spine is solid and cover graphics remain attractive, interior photos include Ty Cobb, Chief Bender and the 1909 champion Pittsburgh Pirates


1948 The Babe As I Knew Him by Waite Hoyt (VG-EX) Dell magazine with Ruth cover photo and nice supple pages


1968 Cleveland Indians yearbook in oversized format loaded with great photos, presents appealingly with tight spine and good colors, however it must be relegated to a (VG) rating due to cracks radiating along off spine, otherwise clean and solid


1875 Oliver Optics Magazine with baseball player illustration on front cover, remains solid with sturdy spine, but must be rated (GD) due to rippling from previous moisture contact


1908 Bound to Rise by Horatio Alger, Jr. hardcover book (EX) with baseball illustration on front cover


1934 Kellogg Sports Library Baseball instructional guide (VG-EX) with bright color illustration on front


1973 Babe Ruth World Series Official Program-Yearbook (EX-MT) from Gill Stadium in New Hampshire with Ruth cover illustration


1973 World Series scorecard (EX) unscored with New York Mets vs. Oakland Athletics


1938 New York Yankees scorecard (EX) scored vs. Detroit Tigers


(2) 1976 Harvey Comics National League Centennial comic books, both (VG-EX)

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