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Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1860-1901. Operating by Any Means Necessary

By: Lomax, Michael E

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Syracuse, Syracuse University Press: 2003

Seller ID: 012541


Trade paperback. 222 pp. With a few black and white photos. A history of the rise and growth of black baseball, from its origins in the late 19th century from innovative black businessmen to the teams that became the foundation for the Negro Leagues. This includes a look at prejudice and inadequate press coverage of the league and players, as well as the rise in popularity and many of the players' unique playing styles. VERY GOOD condition. Light fading and edgewear. View more info

Jackson Diamonds. Professional Baseball in Jackson, Tennessee

By: McCann, Kevin D

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dickson, TN, Three Star Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012253


First edition. Trade paperback. 203 pp. A few black and white illustrations and photos present. A history of professional baseball teams in Jackson, Tennessee, providing year by year accounts of teams, from the 1903 Red Railroaders to the 1998 West Tenn Diamond Jaxx. With league standings and player statistics. VERY GOOD+ condition. Light fading and edgewear. View more info

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Red Sox. Official Program and Scorecard. 1959

By: No author given

Price: $30.00

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher: 1959

Seller ID: 010792


Wraps, illustrated in blue, with red titling. A program to the 1959 Red Sox, with a blank scorecard at the center for a Baltimore Orioles. The 1959 Red Sox featured Ted Williams and Frank Malzone, among others, on their team, with photos of both on page 3. The scorecard mentions Green at second base, being Pumpsie Green, the first African-American player to play for the Red Sox, who made his debut in 1959. Most of the piece is filled with advertisements. GOOD+ condition.... View more info

The World. Sunday, April 5, 1868. Vol. VII. No. 244. Arcade Railroad. Baseball.

By: Various Authors

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The World newspaper, Publisher: 1868

Seller ID: 004843


8 page large format newspaper. With a front page illustration depicting what the Arcade Railroad in New York City was to look like. A newspaper featuring a lengthy article on the Arcade Railroad which was to be built to alleviate congestion in the streets, as overcrowding, the elevated railways, and horse carriages was overwhelming the city. The railway was never built, failing due to lack of support from Boss Tweed and others (History Engine, online source). Also of not... View more info

Image for Sport. The Magazine for Sport Spectators. April, 1948. With An Article on Ted Williams

Sport. The Magazine for Sport Spectators. April, 1948. With An Article on Ted Williams

By: Various authors

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Macfadden Publications: 1948

Seller ID: 010407


Color illustrated wraps, with the front cover depicting Ted Williams. 104 pp. Black and white and a few color photos throughout, including one of Ted Williams. A single issue of this magazine devoted to sports, including boxing and golf, with this month featuring a lengthy article on Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox. Written by Ed Fitzgerald, it purports to take a neutral look at Williams, citing controversy and controversial anecdotes surrounding the noted slugger. G... View more info