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Gridiron Courage, Alton, Everett E.
1 Gridiron Courage
Alton, Everett E.
Chicago Wilcox & Follett 1949 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration on cover, black title box on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with just a hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully preserved collectible quality first edition of this football classic for young adults. 018908

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Four Cornerstones of Winning Golf, Andrisani, John; Harmon, Claude
2 The Four Cornerstones of Winning Golf
Andrisani, John; Harmon, Claude
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 0684807920 / 9780684807928 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean beige boards with clean green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 255 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Foreword by Greg Norman. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Butch Harmon shares the secrets he's taught to Greg ANorman, Davis Love III, and Tiger Woods. 017741

Price: 15.00 USD
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Merritt Leads the Nine, Barbour, Ralph Henry
3 Merritt Leads the Nine
Barbour, Ralph Henry
New York D. Appleton Century 1936 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket George M. Richards, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page of text. Clean orange cloth boards with small black illustration, black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Four illustrations by George M. Richards. 256 pages. 024515

Price: 30.00 USD
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Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream, Bissinger, H. G.
4 Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream
Bissinger, H. G.
Addison Wesley Publishing Co. 1990 0201196778 / 9780201196771 Stated First printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing ("First Printing, July 1990" with letter line beginning with "A"). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 357 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; mere hint of light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book documents the coach and players of a high school football team of Odessa, Texas and the town's obsession with the game. Made into a film in 2004 and a television series which premiered in 2006. 018507

Price: 120.00 USD
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Frank Armstrong's Second Term, Colton, Matthew M.
5 Frank Armstrong's Second Term
Colton, Matthew M.
New York Hurst & Company 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Martin Lewis, Illustrator 
Clean decorated binding with some bubbling to cloth. Blue-gray ribbed cloth boards with red, white and black baseball player on cover in mid-pitch, player with bat in hand on spine. Bright red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. All lettering and decoration crisp and unworn. Tiny pin-head spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. With four original illustrations by Martin Lewis. 318 pages. 023019

Price: 15.00 USD
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GOLF'S BEST SHORT STORIES, D Staudohar, Paul
6 GOLF'S BEST SHORT STORIES
D Staudohar, Paul
Chicago Chicago Review Press 1997 1556523211 / 9781556523212 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unchipped original jacket, as new condition. Very clean light green boards with clean black cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 394 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty-four wonderful short stories about golf by the likes of John Updike, Paul Gallico, P. G. Wodehouse, Stephen Leacock, and many more. 019023

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Dallas Cowboy Wives "Celebrating Texas Cuisines" Cookbook and Family Photo Album, Dallas Cowboy Wives
7 Dallas Cowboy Wives "Celebrating Texas Cuisines" Cookbook and Family Photo Album
Dallas Cowboy Wives
Granbury, Texas Happy Hill Farm Academy 1996 Stated First Printing Hardcover Fine 
"First Printing, October, 1996 stated on copyright page. Clean unworn glossy boards with comb binding in excellent condition. No bumping or wear. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs (full color and black and white). Cooking tips and favorite recipes from the wives of the Dallas Cowboys, plus Cowboys' candid family photos, previously unpublished Cowboys information and personal reflections. 020282

Price: 15.00 USD
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CUT 'N' RUN, Deford, Frank
8 CUT 'N' RUN
Deford, Frank
New York Viking Press 1973 0670251844 / 9780670251841 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue boards with blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. Light fading to board edges; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean dark blue endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: " August 6th, 1996 - For Luanna Anderson - Almost 25 years later, with Ravens in Balthane asked of Cotts! Many thanks for your kind words, and all your wishes - Frank Deford." 248 pp. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, unchipped, no tears, very light fading to spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019736

Price: 20.00 USD
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Pass That Puck!, Flood, Richard T.
9 Pass That Puck!
Flood, Richard T.
New York Houghton Mifflin/Junior Literary Guild 1948 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket C. L. Hartman, Illustrator 
Clean unfaded red cloth boards with illustration of hockey player on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned on front free endpaper. 136 pp. with illustrations by C. L. Hartman. Red, white and black illustrated dustjacket has 1/3" chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few small edge nicks. No price on dustjacket - a Junior Literary Guild selection. A fast-moving ice hockey story for boys set in a New England preparatory school background. 020509

Price: 15.00 USD
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Lou Gehrig - "Pride of the Yankees", Gallico, Paul
10 Lou Gehrig - "Pride of the Yankees"
Gallico, Paul
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1942 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Nice copy in original jacket. Clean bright orange cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (pages are tanned). Small neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 185 pp. Frontis photo portrait of Lou Gehrig. Foreword by Bill Dickey (Gehrig's "Yankee" roommate). Clean dustjacket with photos of Lou Gehrig and Gary Cooper in baseball uniform on front panel (Cooper played Gehrig in the Samuel Goldwyn movie production). Jacket is unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears, a few tiny rubs to front panel, fading to orange background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019635

Price: 70.00 USD
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The Young Pitcher, Grey, Zane
11 The Young Pitcher
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1939 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition in original illustrated dustjacket. Clean rust red boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned) with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Clean dustjacket has small fingernail size chip at top spine edge, very small spine corner chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story for boys by Zane Grey about a young man who enters Wayne College to pursue his study of forestry and ends up playing baseball when a new varsity team is organized. 018917

Price: 40.00 USD
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Sports Car Rallies, Trials and Gymkhanas, Hebb, David and Arthur Peck
12 Sports Car Rallies, Trials and Gymkhanas
Hebb, David and Arthur Peck
Channel Press 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket George Janes, Illustrator 
First Edition in unclipped original jacket. Clean red boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Hint of bumping to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 159 pages with appendix. Illustrated with lovely drawings by George Janes, cartoons by Anna Lou Edebohls. Original T.S.D. Table from publisher laid in. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chip at top left corner near spine edge, tiny chip at rear base spine corner, some wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The first book on competing in America's sports car rallies, trials and gymkhanas, it contains detailed, step-by-step how-to information and covers the most minute phases of sports car competitions. 021123

Price: 30.00 USD
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Through the Green: The Mind and Art of a Professional Golfer, Iii, Sal Maiorana With the Cooperation Of David Love
13 Through the Green: The Mind and Art of a Professional Golfer
Iii, Sal Maiorana With the Cooperation Of David Love
New York St. Martin's Press 1993 0312093632 / 9780312093631 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition (stated) with full number line on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean uchipped jacket. Clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author: "Sal Maiorana" on front free endpaper, with "Autographed Copy" removable sticker still on jacket. 263 pp. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (21.95 on front inside flap). enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019541

Price: 30.00 USD
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Hoop Dreams: A True Story of Hardship & Triumph, Joravsky, Ben
14 Hoop Dreams: A True Story of Hardship & Triumph
Joravsky, Ben
Atlanta, GA Turner Publishing 1995 1570361533 / 9781570361531 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Clean orange boards with small decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 301 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (22.95 on front inside flap), no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Award-winning journalist Ben Joravsky chronicles Arthur Agee and William Gates battle to reach the top in basketball -- their only escape from the grim streets of Chicago's West Side. Hoop Dreams began as a documentary film that tracked these two young men for almost five years as they struggled to turn their playground skills into the kind of basketball mastery that could earn them college scholarships. 020931

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15 Hoop Dreams: A True Story of Hardship and Triumph
Joravsky, Ben
Atlanta Turner Publishing Inc. 1995 1-57036-153-3 / 9781570361531 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean orange boards with small illustration on cover (lion), black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean black endpapers. 301 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011205

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Boys of Summer, Kahn, Roger
16 The Boys of Summer
Kahn, Roger
New York Harper & Row 1972 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition (so stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige and gray cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on half-title page. 442 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears, a little creasing at lower edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023838

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Winning Forward Pass, Lawton, Charles
17 The Winning Forward Pass
Lawton, Charles
New York Cupples & Leon 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean unfaded red boards with black lettering and football illustration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight tanning to page edges). Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 206 pp. Clean illustrated dustjacket has some chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A boys series book from the "Champion Sport Stories" series -- written by Charles Lawton (pseudonym of Noel Sainsbury). 019983

Price: 20.00 USD
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Rough Ice, Lord, Beman
18 Rough Ice
Lord, Beman
New York Henry . Walck, Inc. 1963 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Arnold Spilka, Illustrator 
Clean book in original jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with white illustration of hockey goalie on cover, white lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Arnold Spilka. 64 pages. Dustjacket has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears, small abrasion on upper right corner from sticker removal. Price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A hockey story about a young boy's experiences in the Pee Wee League, and his triumph as a goalie. 022171

Price: 20.00 USD
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Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer, Lynne Cox
19 Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer
Lynne Cox
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2004 0375415076 / 9780375415074 Stated First Edition Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean gray boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 323 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Authors extraordinary adventures as a distance swimmer and her mystical relationship with the water. First to swim the Strait of Magellan and the first to swim the Bering Strait, also the first to swim the Cape of Good Hope (a shark emerged from the kelp, its jaws wide open, and was shot as it headed straight for her.) 022326

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125 Years of Professional Baseball, Major League; Felber, Bill Baseball
20 125 Years of Professional Baseball
Major League; Felber, Bill Baseball
Chicago Triumph Books 1994 1880141841 / 9781880141847 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
125-year Collector's Edition. As new condition in original slipcase, a unique "timeline" accordion design with glossy hardcovers, illustrated paper fold-out panels -- baseball history literally UNFOLDS before your eyes. Clean, unmarked, unworn. Approx. folded size, 12" x 4". 1933-1994 baseball history panels. The greatest moments of America's favorite pastime...captured in 200 full-color historic illustrations and photos. 024365

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