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1920s-80s Multi-Sport Publication Lot of (197) with Mantle, DiMaggio, Ruth & Ali

Lot Number 271

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Legends abound in this lot of (197) 1920s-80s multi-sport publications. Highlights are: (4) 1948-61 Sport magazine: Mantle/DiMaggio (VG), Ruth (VG), Maris (VG), T. Williams (VG); (3) 1963-72 Life; Mantle (VG-EX), Koufax (VG), Namath (EX); (6) Ali assorted magazines (avg. EX); 1952 "Pictoral History of American Sports" book with Ruth cover (VG); (5) College football programs: 1935 California/Stanford (VG), 1948 National HS Annual (VG-EX); 1951 Notre Dame Preview (GD), 1957 Oklahoma/Notre Dame (EX), 1958 Shrine Game (EX). More on our website.

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(2) Signed copies of the hardback book “Jocko” by Jocko Conlan, both (“9”) with dust jackets, one signed and inscribed as “To my two Kids Irene & Jock. I love you- Jocko 1970” and one signed and inscribed as “Best Wishes Always To My Best Friend Christopher Conlan From Your Grandpa- Jocko Conlan 7/4/1985”, with one LOA from PSA/DNA for both books.

(7) 1955 “Golden Stamp Books” (avg. EX to NM) with (6) Brooklyn Dodgers and (1) New York Giants, all with full complements of unused stamps located at front and back inside the covers (all stamp pages are partially attached to the next page in the book, however they are unused.

1914 “Pitching Course” booklet (GD-VG) with lessons by Mathewson, Johnson, Rucker, Walsh, White and Wood

1928 Tufts vs. Bowdoin scorecard, unscored (EX) with writing on front cover

1937 book “Adios to Ghosts” by Christy Walsh (EX)

1939 “Athlete” magazine (GD-VG) with Foxx cover

1949 American Legion magazine (GD-VG)

1950 Fort Wayne Daisies program (VG) unscored

1952 Washington Nationals yearbook (EX)

1952 Who’s Who in Baseball (VG-EX) with J. DiMaggio cover

1955 UCLA program (EX-MT)

1958 MacGregor catalog (EX)

1961 Post Cereal/Jello Collector’s Album (VG-EX) with (1) card (#34 Baumann) adhered inside and numerous residue spots on the pages due to the removal of adhered cards

1962 Mantle/Maris heavy stock magazine (EX) with deference to cover being absent

1964 Mets “World’s Fair” edition program (VG), unscored

1964 Hall of fame program (VG-EX)

(2) 1980 Phillies “World Champion” official publications (EX-MT, VG-EX)

1984 All-Star Game program from Candlestick Park in San Francisco (EX)

(3) Comic books with c. 1950s instructional (VG), 1991 Mantle (NM) and 1991 Ryan (NM-MT)

1982 Topps “Sticker Album” (EX) full of stickers

(27) assorted 1960s-80s Major, Minor and Little League magazines/publications (60% EX to Ex-MT, 30% VG to VG-EX, 10% lesser)

(12) 1940s-90s Smaller booklets/handbooks (avg. VG-EX to EX-MT)


1951 “Camera” magazine (EX-MT) with Mikan cover

c.1950 Wilkes Barre Barons program (VG-EX) with hole punhes

(3) 1944-46 “Scholastic Coach”, ((2) VG, (1) FR with tape repair on spine)

1965 Dell Sports (VG) with B. Bradley cover

1969 Bullets program (VG)

2/16/70 SI (EX) with T. McMillen cover

1971 Sport (GD-VG) with D. Bing cover


1950 Ring magazine (EX) with Louis cover

1980 Leonard/Duran program from Montreal (EX-MT)


1947 “The Rose Bowl” hardcover book (VG) with partial spine separation

(5) Bowl Game programs with: 1963 Orange (EX) with stub stapled to front cover, 1969 Rose (EX), 1969 Gator (GD-VG), 1975 Rose (VG-EX) and 1984 Sugar(VG-EX)

(5)1963-65 Dell Sports magazines with football covers: Dawson (VG), Starr (GD), Tittle (VG-EX), Brown (VG) and Tarkenton/Johnson (VG-EX)

(21) College programs (avg. VG to EX, 15% lesser)

10/17/25 Princeton vs. Navy scorecard (VG) with one vertical compacting fold

1948 Dodgers program (EX) with two horizontal compacting folds

”The Life of Knute Rockne, appealing, no technical grade due to absence of cover

1964 Wheaties Stamp Album (EX) full of adhered stamps

1972 NFL Action stamp album (VG), no stamps

(5) Assorted publication (avg. VG-EX, (1) without cover)


1972 “Face-Off of the Century” Canada vs. USSR program (EX)

1971 Hall of Fame program (NM)

(15) 1951-72 Minor League programs (avg. VG-EX to EX-MT)


(35) 1930s-80s Multi-sport magazines/publications ranging in grades of (20% EX-MT, 30% EX, 25% VG, 25% lesser) including soccer, tennis, horse racing, Olympics, chess, golf and a variety of literary titles, many of which feature prominent athlete endorsements including (4) Liberty, (4) Literary Digest, (5) Tournament of Roses, (3) The Pointer, The Notre Dame Alumnus, The American Legion Monthly, Franklin Field Illustrated , The American Magazine and (10) others

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