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The Washington Senators, The Story of an Incurable Fandom

By: Bealle, Morris A

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Columbia Publishing Company: 1947-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-2-1830

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and yellowed.Previous owner's address label on front endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.History of the Washington Nationals baseball team, the Senators. The oldest baseball team in the United States. It was organized in 1859 and has probably the most glamorous history of all professional baseball outfits.Through 67 long hot summers they never forgot what that great team of 1867 did. View more info

The Economics of Life: From Baseball to Affirmative Action to Immigration, How Real-World Issues Affect Our Everday Life

By: Becker, Gary S.; Becker, Guity Nashat

Price: $18.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1996-09-16

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-2-1814

ISBN: 0070059438

Condition: New


As New.Articles from Business Week. Extending well beyond the traditional range of economics, these 138 essays crisply address the changing role of women in modern economies, crime, immigration, drugs, marriage contracts, the effects of the stock market collapse in 1987, whether the Japanese stock market has been rigged, the organization of major league baseball and other sports, communism, competition between religions, the "Swedish Way" discrimination against minorities, Supreme Court decisions, government spending, addictions, and many other topics. View more info

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Some Are Called Clowns: A season with the last of the great barnstorming baseball teams, plus laid in photo

By: Bill Heward; Dimitri V. Gat

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Crowell: 1974-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-2-1802

ISBN: 0690004699

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


DJ has light chipping and a bumped top corner. Small stains on out side page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Laid in card from publisher for reviews before publication date. Also black and white photograph, one of the 42 photographs in the book.Some are called clown tells the sometime outrageously funny, sometimes tragic story of a unique American phenomenon, the barnstorming baseball team. Every player is reminded nightly that he is "trying to follow in the footsteps of the great Hank Aaron who started his career with the Indianapolis Clowns," whether PA blares the int... View more info

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This Is How You Lose Her SIGNED

By: Diaz, Junot

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover: 2012-09-11

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-2-933

ISBN: 1594487367

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz's first book, Drown, established him as a major new writer with a dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poet (Newsweek). Now Diaz turns his remarkable talent to the haunting, impossible power of love an obsessive love, illicit love, fading love, maternal love. On a beach in the Dominican Republic, a doomed relationship flounders. In the heat of a hospital laundry room in New Jersey, a woman does her lover's washing and thinks about his wife. In Boston, a man ... View more info

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The Annotated Casey At the Bat

By: GARDNER, Martin, editor and introduction

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter: 1967-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-4-1810

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Corners lightly bumped. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.A collection of Ballads About the Mighty Casey. View more info

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Garvey

By: Garvey, Steve

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Crown: 1986-03-12

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17-9-4

ISBN: 0812912721

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Stated First Edition. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Steve Garvey, 1974 NL MVP and world series winner has been one of baseball's most consistently brilliant performers, one of the game's genuine superstars. This is his inside story from a dedicated professional, a clear thinker who doesn't hold back in his criticism of those he believes threaten the game he sincerely loves. View more info

The Flamingo's Smile: Reflections in Natural History

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: 1985-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77-3-1

ISBN: 0393022285

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Dust jacket is yellowing and chipped.Outside pages have small stains. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Evolutionary theory in the theme that binds together these essays on such seemingly disparate topics as the feeding habits of flamingos, flowers and snails that change from male to female and sometimes back again, and the extinction from baseball of the .400 hitter. These are only a few of the little thins, "the pretty pebbles," that arrest us and open our eyes to the stunning variety and endless delights of Gould's subject, evolutionary theory. View more info

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Tom Browns School Days

By: Hughes,Thomas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hurst and Co: 1920-01-01

Seller ID: c16-1-228

Condition: Used: Good


Unidentified (illustrator). 6th Edition, 357 pp. lithographs by an unidentified artist, pastedown on front cover that is rubbed and top corner torn off. Cloth on book is a light green that is darkened. Gift inscription and light foxing on endpaper. Pages lightly yellowed. One page tanned where a catalogue order form was laid in. A couple of fingerprints but overall clean and binding is tight.(Hurst & Co. produced many different editions of the book.) Includes Preface to 6th edition, in which the author defends his right to be preachy. Tale of an English lad who goes off to boarding school. He... View more info

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Becoming Mr. October

By: Jackson, Reggie with Kevin Baker

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2013-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-931

ISBN: 0385538820

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by Reggie Jackson on second endpaper without inscription. First edition with full number line.In the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player of the Oakland A's dynasty, which won three straight World Series, he was the first big money free agent, wooed and flattered by George Steinbrenner into coming to the New York Yankees, which hadn't won a World Series since 1962. But Reggie was about to learn, as he writes in this vivid and surprising memoir, that until his initial experience on the Yankees "I didn't know what alone meant." View more info

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The Perfect Game

By: Kirby, Leslie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press: 2015-03-03

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15-1-56

ISBN: 1464201757

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective clear mylar cover.Lauren Rose has recently moved to Phoenix to begin a new life as she starts a prestigious emergency medicine residency, but she could end up doing life in the Arizona State penitentiary instead. Lauren has always lived in the shadow of her more glamorous sister Liz, the wife of baseball superstar Jake Wakefield. But when Liz is found viciously murdered in her Scottsdale home, the spotlight turns to Lauren as prime suspect in the high profile investigation. View more info

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Hardball Education of a Baseball Commissioner Kuhn

By: Kuhn, Bowie K

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1987

Seller ID: 001312

Condition: Very Good


Red Softcover, 440 pages, 9 1/4" tall, Very Good. Cover is sunfaded and has light edgewear. Tape on front cover and check mark. Small stain on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight."Kuhn gives us his frank insider"s account of how the decisions were made. He forthrightly challenges his detractors, revealing new details of the debates surrounding nighttime post-season play, the introduction of the designated hitter, the location and financing of expansion teams, and TV"s powerful - and increasing - influence on the game. From his unique vantage point, Kuhn... View more info

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The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams: 2A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery

By: Lawrence Block

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dutton Adult: 1994-05-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-5-64

ISBN: 0525938079

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed by author on title page without inscription, first edition as stated with full number line. Address sticker was on endpaper and removed, leaving a sticky, discolored, residue and part of the label.The Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery series finds Bernie in trouble financially and out on one last caper, during which he discovers a nude body and is suspected of stealing a valuable baseball card collection. View more info

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Nice Guys Finish Last

By: Leo durocher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1975-06-09

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17-8-1

ISBN: 0671220578

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Illustrated with photographs.The history of baseball is rife with colorful characters. But for sheer cantankerousness, fighting moxie, and will to win, very few have come close to Leo "the Lip" Durocher. Following a five decade career as a player and manager for baseball's most storied franchises, Durocher teamed up with veteran sportswriter Ed Linn to tell the story of his life in the game. The resulting book, Nice Guys Finish Last, is baseball at its best, brimming with personality and full o... View more info

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All My Octobers: My Memories of Twelve World Series When the Yankees Ruled Baseball

By: Mickey Mantle; Mickey Herskowitz

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: unit44-5

ISBN: 0060177470

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition with full number line. DJ is price clipped. Inside pages clean and binding it tight In this unparalleled memoir, Mickey Mantle recounts both the joys and agonies of his rise from small-town Oklahoma, where he listened to the World Series on the radio, to his successes on the field. Recounts his partin the greatest dynasty baseball has ever seen. View more info

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Double Play [Hardcover] by Parker, Robert B.

By: Robert B. Parker

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Putnam Adult: 2004-05-24

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5-2-19

ISBN: 0399151885

Condition: Collectible: Like New


like new, signed by author on title page without inscription but dated 5/24/04, first edition with full number lineIt is 1947, the year Jackie Robinson breaks major league baseball's color barrier by playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers and changes the world. This is the story of that season, as told through the eyes of a difficult, brooding, and wounded man named Joseph Burke. Burke, a veteran of World War II and a survivor of Guadalcanal, is hired by Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey to guard Robinson. While Burke shadows Robinson, a man of tremendous strength and character suddenly thrust ... View more info

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Baseball's Forgotten Heroes, Triple Signed

By: Salin, Tony

Price: $90.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1999-07-11

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-3-14

ISBN: 0809226030

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by Tony Salin, Pete Deas, and Dave Roberts. Autographed copy sticker on the front cover. One armed outfielder Pete Gray granted author Tony Salin a rare interview, as did legendary minor league sluggers Joe Bauman and Joe Hauser. Salin presents the stories of over a dozen former players, many intheir own words. They share memories of playing with and against baseball's top stars, including Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams. Salin also tells the stories of players such as Chuck Commors, television's "Rifleman," who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Chicago Cubs, and Pa... View more info

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One Perfect Lie

By: Scottoline, Lisa

Price: $55.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2017-04-11

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17-6-6

ISBN: 1250099560

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Susan Sematov is proud of her son Raz, a high school pitcher so athletically talented that he's being recruited for a full ride scholarship to a Division I college, with a future in major-league baseball. But Raz's father died only a few months ago, leaving her son in a vulnerable place where any new father figure might influence him for good, or evil. View more info

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Done Deal: A Novel

By: Standiford, Les

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: 1993-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10-1-931

ISBN: 0060177314

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. When his wife is killed in a suspicious accident, Florida real-estate agent Johnny Deal becomes convinced that she was murdered by a man who plans to profit from the arrival of professional baseball in the state. By the author of Spill. $35,000 ad/promo. View more info

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Malice SIGNED

By: Tanenbaum, Robert K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2007-08-07

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-1-53

ISBN: 074327119X

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective clear mylar cover. Book slightly askew. DJ has very light edge wear.New York District Attorney Butch Karp, recovering from an assassination attempt that came within a few millimetres of killing him, takes on a shadowy cartel that uses terrorists to further their criminal empire and slide the United States toward a fascist state that they control. As Karp struggles to uncover those responsible for planning the terrorist murders of six schoolchildren, he goes to the aid of his college roommate'... View more info

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Cuba Straits (A Doc Ford Novel)

By: White, Randy Wayne

Price: $65.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2015-03-24

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15-1-48

ISBN: 0399158146

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed and dated by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective clear mylar cover.Doc Ford's old friend, General Juan Garcia, has gone into the lucrative business of smuggling Cuban baseball players into the U.S. He is also feasting on profits made by buying historical treasures for pennies on the dollar. He prefers what dealers call HPC items, high profile collectibles, but when he manages to obtain a collection of letters written by Fidel Castro between 1960-62 to a secret girlfriend, it's not a matter of money anymore. Garcia has stumbled way... View more info