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FS: Baseball out-of-print Books (Part 1)
Baseball out-of-print Books (Part 1)
I have for sale the following Major League Baseball out-of-print Books:
Prices US plus postage
+ "The Last Hero The Life Of Mickey Mantle" by David Falkner out-of-print,
1st Edition Hardcover Book (1995). The hardcover edition contains 255 pages
of text as well as vintage black and white photographs tracing the life
and times of American Baseball hero, Mickey Mantle, from his boyhood in
Oklahoma to his tragic death. MINT condition $35.
+ "All My Octobers" by Mickey Mantle (1994). This out-of-print harcover,
1st edition contains 224 pages of text as well as vintage black aand white
photos spanning the life of baseball great Mickey Mantle.
Front cover excerpt:
"To all Americans, Mickey Mantle epitomizes the Golden Age of American
sport: He is the Quintessential hero of a time when much was right with the
world, and nothingwas ever wrong with the New York Yankees. In "All My
Octobers, Mickey recounts his career as an athletic Phenomenon in the
greatest dynasty baseball has ever seen".
This out-of-print 1st. edition is in MINT condition.
+ "#7 The Mick" by Mickey Mantle out-of-print, harcover, 1st edition Book
(1985). The edition contains 248 pages of text as well as vintage black &
white photos profiling the life of baseball great Mickey Mantle.
Front cover excerpt:
"If every boy in America dreams of playing major league baseball, then
Mickey Mantle had fulfilled that dream before his twentieth birthday. In
the years that followed, Mantle became a symbol for millions-the
all-American boy, as wholesome as the Oklahoma farmland of his birth. Here,
then, is Mickey Mantle's true story: honest answers to the questions that
his fans have been asking for more than twenty years".
The Mickey Mantle "#7 The Mick" out-of-print 1st edition is in MINT
+ "Mickey Mantle" from the Baseball Legends series by Mark and Neil
Gallagher. This 64 page hard-cover book with black and white photos
profiling "Mickey Mantle, the New York Yankee's popular centre fielder, was
a baseball fan's dream come true. He was the greatest switch-hitter who
ever lived and could wallop tape-measure home runs and haul in the toughest
long drives. On top of all that, he played to win while suffering from leg
injuries and a bone disease...Mickey Mantle was inducted into the Hall of
Fame in 1974". MINT $20.
+ "My Favorite Summer 1956" by Mickey Mantle (1991). This out-of-print, 1st
edition harcover contains 248 pages of text as well as vintage black &
white photographs covering Mickey Mantle and the New York Yankee's 1956
Baseball Season. Also included is a sepia-tone Team Photo of the 1956 New
York Yankees. MINT $45.
+ "Letters To Mickey" by The Friends & Fans Of Mickey Mantle (1995). The
edition contains 138 pages of letters, black and white photographs,
including "Mickey Mantle's Last Letter To His Fans", as well as a black and
white vintage photo of Mickey Mantle on the cover. $15.
+ "Miracle Man" by Nolan Ryan (1992). This 272 page 1st edition contains
text as well as black & white photos profiling the career of baseball great
Nolan Ryan. Also included are Nolan Ryans career records, stats, and Major
league Baseball achievements.
Front Cover Excerpt:
"Every time Lynn Nolan Ryan Jr. takes to the mound, he has the capacity to
push one of his forty-eight major league pitching records further from
reach. While most men his age are watching kids young enough to be their
sons play big league baseball on television, Nolan remains a major force.
And, he is not just hanging on. He is a power pitcher-one of a few of any
age who can throw a ball faster than ninety-five miles per hour."
This out-of-print edition is in MINT condition. $25.
+ "Throwing Heat" by Nolan Ryan (1988). This out-of-print, hardcover, 1st
edition book contains 336 pages of text as well as black and white photographs
profiling the Baseball Career of Nolan Ryan with parts one through four on
his playing days with: Alvin Texas, New York, California, and Houston.
Front Jacket Excerpt:
"When I was young and starting out, I never thought I would pitch as long
as I have. If I stay healthy, I think I can still be pitching until past my
forty-second birthday. Throwing Heat is a long-awaited autobiography of the
greatest power pitcher in the history of baseball."
This out-of-print 1st edition hardcover is in MINT condition. $20.
+ "It's What You Learn After You Know It All That Counts" autobiography by
Earl Weaver (1982). This out-of-print 1st edition hardcover book, is
AUTOGRAPHED By Orioles' Earl Weaver in orange felt-tip. $55.
+ "Aaron: The autobiography of the greatest home-run hitter of the
modern era" by Henry Aaron (1974). This out-of-print, hardcover edition
contains 236 pages of text as well as vintage black and white photographs
and career statistics profiling the life and times of baseball great Henry
"Hank" Aaron. $25.
+ "FENWAY: An Unexpurgated History Of The Boston Red Sox" by Peter
Goldenbock (1992). Out-of-print, 1st edition hardcover contains 464 pages
of text as well as black and white vintage photographs profiling the Boston
Red Sox Baseball Club's history. Included are Chapters on: "The Fans, The
New League, The Birth Of The Green Monster, Enter The Babe, Tom Yaukey, Joe
Cronin, Ted Hits 406, Carl Yastrzemski, The Kids (Tony Conigliaro and Rico
Petrocelli), Carlton Fisk and many more (46 chapters in all). MINT
+ "Fifty Tears With The Tigers: A Fifty Year History of the Detroit Tigers"
by Fred T. Smith (1983). This trade edition contains 256 pages of Text,
Photos, as well as year-by-year Records, Stats and Memories of the Detroit
Tigers. The book includes text on such Tigers as: Al Kaline, George Kell,
Rick Farrell, Sparky Anderson, Ernie Harwell, and many more.
This out-of-print edition is in excellent condition. $25.
+ "Tiger Tales and Trivia" by Fred T. Smith (1988). This trade edition
contains 287 pages of Text, black & white Photos, as well as Tiger Trivia
on players from A to Z. Photos include: Sparky Anderson, Erie Harwell, Paul
Carey, George Kell, Al Kaline, Lary Oserman, Jim Northrup, Darrell Evans,
Gary Petit, Chet Lemon, Alan Trammell, Tom Brookens, Jack Morris, Dave
Bergman, Walt Terrell, Mike Henneman, and many more.
"(Since the Tigers first played in the American League there have been 1083
men who have participated in at least one game. This book is a sketch of
each of the 1083)."
The Tiger Tales and Trivia book is in excellent condition. $20.
+ "Reggie" The Autobiography by Reggie Jackson (1984). The out-of-print 1st
hardcover edition book contains 332 pages of text profiling the private
life and pro career of baseball star Reggie Jackson.
The out-of-print, hardcover 1st edition is in MINT condition. $25.
+ "Billy Martin: The Story OF Baseball's Unpredictable Genius" by Gene
Schoor (1980). This out-of-print book contains 228 pages of text as well
as black and white photos, on the life of the late Billy Martin.
Front cover excerpt:
"No one can claim an indifference to Billy Martin. He is loved or hated.
There is nothing in between." Good condition. $20.
+ "Iron Man: The Cal Ripken Jr. Story" by Harvey Rosenfeld (1995). This
out-of-print 1st edition hardcover contains 297 pages of text as well as
black and white photos profiling the baseball life of Cal Ripken Jr.
Front jacket excerpt:
"Iron Man chronicles Junior's ascent to superstardom. What was it like
playing baseball with a father as manager and a brother as a double-play
combination? How did his father's firing and his brother's trade affect him?
What made him choose strike over the Streak?
This out-of-print 1st edition is in MINT condition. $25.
+ "The Only Way I Know" Cal Ripken Jr. Autobiography (1997) with "A Special
Edition Baseball Card Inside. This 1st edition, hardcover edition contains
325 pages of text as well as vintage full-color photographs, tracing the
personal life and Baseball career of Cal Ripken Jr. This 1st edition copy
with factory-sealed envelope containing the Cal Ripken Jr. Collector Card is
in MINT condition.
"2,131 lucky people will win a signed and numbered Cal Ripken, Jr. baseball
card" (factory-sealed envelope inside book).
MINT condition. $25.
+ "I Love This Game (My Life In Baseball)" by Minnesota Twins' Kirby
Puckett (1993). This out-of-print, hardcover, 1st edition autobiography
contains 328 pages of text as well as black and white photographs profiling
the career of the Minnesota Twins All-Star out-fielder Kirby Puckett.
Front Cover Excerpt:
"Kirby Puckett's incredible catch above the center field fence and his
eleventh-inning home run in Game Six of the 1991 World Series turned that
championship series around-and ignited a nationwide fandom for the smiling
center fielder of the Minnesota Twins."
The out-of-print book is in MINT condition. $25.
+ "Strike Zone" by Jim Bouton (author of "Ball Four") and Eliot Asinof
(author of "Eight Men Out"). This out-of-print, hardcover edition contains
253 pages text tracing the life and struggles of a baseball player. MINT
+ "The George Foster Story" by Malka Drucker (1980). The book contains 119
pages of text as well as vintage black and white action photographs and
statistics profiling the life and career of Cincinnati Reds MVP George
"The George Foster Story" out-of-print book is in excellent condition. $20.
+ "Slick My Life In And Around Baseball" by Whitey Ford (1987). This
out-of-print hardcover, 1st edition book contains 256 pages of text as well
as black and white photos profiling the private life and baseball career of
New York Yankee, Hall Of Fame pitcher, Whitey Ford.
The out-of-print hardcover edition is in MINT condition. $25.
+ "Palmer and Weaver: Together We Were Eleven Foot Nine" by Jim Palmer (1996).
This out-of-print 1st edition hardcover contains 169 pages with black and
white photographs profiling Baltimore Orioles' Jim Palmer and Earl Weaver.
MINT condition. $25.
+ "Ballpark: Camden Yards and the Building of an American Dream" by Peter
Richmond (1993). This out-of-print 1st edition hardcover contains 294 pages
with black and white photos profiling facts and the building of "Orioles
Park at Camden Yards". MINT condition. $25.
+ "WINFIELD A Player's Life" by Dave Winfield (1988). This out-of-print,
hardcover edition, Autobiography Book contains 314 pages of text including
black and white photographs profiling the career and personal life of Major
League Baseball player Dave Winfield.
Front Jacket Excerpt:
"Six foot six, 220 pounds. Bats right, throws right. Power hitter to all
fields. Runs hard, fast, and smart on the base[aths. Climbs the wall like
Spiderman to steal homeruns and throws the ball on a rope to pick off
runners. But, as this book shows, Dave Winfield has also lived a complete
life, on and off the field."
The out-of-print, Hardcover Edition, "WINFIELD A Player's Life" is in MINT
+ "Pete Rose: My Story" by Pete Rose and Roger Kahn (1989). This 1st edition
hardcover contains 300 pages of text as well black and white photographs
profiling the life and banishment of Baseball's Pete Rose. "I will tell
my side of the story in the very near future." - Pete Rose August 24, 1989.
MINT condition. $25.
+ "Hustle, The Myth, Life, and Lies of Pete Rose" by Michael Y. Sokalove
(1990). This 1st edition hardcover contains 304 pages of text as well as
black and white photographs profiling the private life of Pete Rose. "Based on
interviews with Rose's team-mates, team owners, sportswriters, police,
investigators, even members of Rose's own family." MINT condition $35.
+ "Pete Rose On Hitting" by Pete Rose (1985). This out-of-print trade
edition book contains 96 pages of instruction as well as black and white
instructional photos on hitting as well vintage, game-action photos of Pete
This out-of-print book is in MINT condition. $20.
+ "A Whole Different Ball Game: The Sport And Business Of Baseball" By
Marvin Miller (1991). This out-of-print, 1st edition hardcover contains 430
pages with black & white photographs, delving into the business aspect of
Major League Baseball. The story of Marvin Miller's experiences in Baseball
as it's first Executive Director. "Miller describes his forging of the first
and most successful union in sports at a time when it took guts to do so.."
MINT condition. $25.
+ "Baseball's Greatest Managers" (1985). This out-of-print hardcover edition
contains 280 pages of text as well as black and white photos of some of the
greatest baseball managers of all time.
Front Jacket Excerpt:
"This collection of profiles, gathered together for the first time, affords
a rare inside look at twenty-one of the greatest baseball pilots of all
time." The book is filled with inside interviews, data and humorous
moments.Included a Walter Alston, Leo Durocher, Whitey herzog, Joe
McCarthy, Connie Mack, Billy Matin, Earl Weaver, Bill McKechnie, Miller
Huggins, John McGraw, Charlie Dressen, Frank Chance, and many more.
This out-of-print hardcover is in MINT condition. $30.
+ "The Braves" "An Illustrated History Of America's Team" by Bob Klapisch &
Peter Van Wieren (1995). This out-of-print, hardcover, 1st edition
contains 272 pages with full-color, and black and white photos profiling the
"Braves" history. Included are taem photos of the 1914 Boston Braves, 1957
Milwaukee Braves, and the 1991 Atlanta Braves. MINT conditon. $30.
+ "Encore" by I.J. Rosenberg (1992). This out-of-print, hardcover, 1st
edition contains 231 pages of text as well as full-color photographs by the
Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "The Inside Story Of The Atlanta Braves
Second Consececutive National League Championship" with day-by-day stats of
their progress. very good condition. $20.
+ "Chop To The Top" by Richard Sink (1992). This out-of-print, hardcover, 1st
edition contains 463 pages of text as well as black and white photographs.
"It's all here. All Braves fans could want to know-and-remember-about their
baseball team's unforgettable 1991 dream season". MINT condition. $25.
+ "Tomahawked" by Bill Zack (1993). This 1st edition harcover contains 222
pages including black and white photos chronicling "The Inside Story of the
Atlanta Braves' Tumultuous Season" of 1992. MINT condition $20.
+ "Hawk" by Andre Dawson (1994). This hardcover edition contains 207 pages of
text as well as black and white photos profiling the Major League Baseball
career and personal life of Chicago Cubs' Andre Dawson, with foreword by
Ernie Banks. $25.
+ "High And Tight: The Rise And Fall Of Dwight Gooden And Darryl
Strawberry" by Bob Klapisch (1996). This out-of-print, 1st edition hardcover
contains 228 pages with black and white photos. "In High And Tight, Bob
Klapisch chronicles the rise and fall of these two superstars."
MINT Condition $20.
+ "Mile High Madness: A Year With The Colorado Rockies" by Bob Kravitz (1994).
This 1st edition harcover contains 257 pages including black and white photos
following the inaugural season of the expansion "Rockies", with team and
player stats. MINT condition. $25.
+ "Sparky" by Sparky Anderson (1990). This out-of-print, 1st edition hardcover
profiles the life of Red's/Tiger's manager Sparky Anderson. Included are
black and white vintage photos of Sparky with the Reds, the Tigers, and
action-photos of his Major League playing days. MINT condition. $25.
+ "Bless You Boys: Diary Of The Detroit Tigers' 1984 Season" by Sparky
Anderson (1984). The trade edition book contains 232 pages of text as well
as black and white action photographs profiling the 1984 Detroit Tigers
World Series Winning Season.
Back Cover Excerpt:
"Bless You Boys chronicles the incredible 1984 season of the Detroit Tigers
from opening day straight through to clinching the American League East
Division title. Sparky Anderson, the Tigers' colorful manager, tells all in
this, his day-to-day diary of the making of a championship ballclub. He
shares with you the highlights of each game, the talents and personalities
of the Tiger players, and the behind-the-scenes action of baseball at it's
best. Bless You Boys is illustrated with dozens of action photos and
includes the season's box scores and records, as well as a tribute to the
legendary Sparky himself."
The Sparky Anderson, out-of-print book "Bless You Boys" is in MINT condition.
+ "Baseball Days From The Sandlots To The Show" by Bill Littlefield (193).
This out-of print, 1st edition, harcover contains 152 pages of text as well
as full-color photos tracing Baseball's Minor League system to the Major
League level. MINT condition $25.
+ "No Big Deal" by Mark Fidrych and Tom Clark (1977). This out-of-print,
1st edition, "AUTOGRAPHED" hardcover Book contains 251 pages of text,
stats, team photos, and black and white photos of Mark "The Bird" Fidrych,
of his life, and career with the Detroit Tigers.
Excerpt from Front Jacket:
"In the summer of 1976 an engaging, uninhibited, and extremely talented
young player galvanized the world of professional baseball. Technically,
Mark "The Bird" Fidrych was a rookie pitcher for the Detroit Tigers".
The book is autographed "Best wishes to a true fan Mark "The Bird" Fidrych
R.O.Y. 76" is black pen. $40.
+ "A Magic Summer: The '69 Mets" by Stanley Cohen (1988). Out-of-print 1st
edition hardcover contains 318 pages with black and white photos profiling
the 1969 Miracle Mets, with complete stats, records, and team photo.
+ "The Negro Leagues: 40 Years Of Black Professional Baseball In Words and
Pictures" by David Craft (1993). This 1st edition hardcover contains 112
pages of black and white, and full-color photos profiling the old 'Negro
League' baseball era. $25.
Continued Next File:
Please include your "postal mailing address" with inquiries so as I can
calculate shipping charges to your destination. Thank you
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