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Lot # 877 (of 1137)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1910-2012 Baseball Guide Collection (145) Including Near-Complete Run of Who's Who in Baseball (1928-2012)

Starting Bid - $400, Sold For - $830

This large and extremely substantial collection of baseball guides, spanning the years 1910 through 2012, is highlighted by 111 annual editions of Who's Who in Baseball, including a near-complete run from 1928-2012. Includes the following: 1) Bull Durham Baseball Guide (2): 1910 and 1911. Fair condition overall. 2) Baseball Bat Bag (3): 1923-1925. Gd overall. 3) Who's Who in Baseball (111 editions total, including 26 duplicates): The collection is comprised of the years 1921, 1926, and a near-complete run from 1928 through 2012, missing only the special hard-bound volume issued in 1933. The twenty-six duplicate issues included in the collection are: 1944, 1945 (2), 1947, 1948, 1949 (2), 1952, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 (2), 1977, 1978, 1979 (2), 1982, and 1986. As one might expect, condition varies with age. The 1920s volumes are in Fair condition overall. The 1930s and 1940s issues grade Good overall. Those from the 1950s and 1960s average Very Good, while the 1970s issues are in Excellent condition overall. The remainder of the guides range from Ex-Mt to Nr-Mt. 4) Who's Who in the Major Leagues (17): Complete run from 1936 to 1952. Good to Very Good condition overall. 5) 1935 Who's Who in the American League (Gd-Vg). 6) 1935 Who's Who in the National League (Gd-Vg). 7) Major League Baseball Facts and Figures (10): Complete run from 1941 to 1950. Good to Very Good condition overall. Total: 145 guides. Reserve $400. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $830


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