1947-1969 Sports Magazine Collection (137) - Mainly Baseball Titles

Sold For: $480

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1786

Item Year: 1947

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Large collection of 137 various sports magazines spanning the years 1947 to 1969. Most of the publications are devoted to baseball. This is an outstanding compendium of vintage sports periodicals, consisting of both familiar and less-familiar titles, and one that offers historians an especially large source of primary information. Excellent condition overall. The collection is comprised of the following titles and issues:

Baseball Magazine (18 total): 1947 (July and Aug.), 1948 (Feb., July, Aug., and Sept.), 1949 (July), 1951 (Feb., March, Sept., and Nov.), 1952 (Feb.), 1953 (Spring and Nov.), 1954 (Sept.), 1956 (Aug.), 1957 (Sept.), and 1965 (Jan.)

Sports Album (12 total; includes Vol 1. No. 1): 1948 (March-May and Oct.-Dec.), 1949 (Jan-March, May-July, and Aug.-Oct.), 1950 (Dec.-Feb., March-May, June-Aug., and Sept.-Nov.), 1951 (March-May and June-Aug.), and 1952 (March-May).

Sports Pix (4 total): 1949 (Feb., Apr., June, and Fall)

Sport Life (28 total; includes Vol. 1 No. 1): 1948 (Sept. Nov., and Dec.), 1949 (Jan., Feb., March, Apr., May, July, and Oct.), 1950 (Feb., June, and Aug.), 1951 (Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Dec.), 1952 (Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., and Dec.), and 1953 (Feb., April, and June).

Sports Parade (2 total; includes Vol. 1 No. 1): 1949 (Apr. and Aug.)

Pic Sports Review (1 total): Winter 1949-1950

Sport Annual (6 total): 1949, 1950, 1954, 1964, 1967, and 1969.

Sports World (4 total): 1949 (March, May, July, Sept.)

Complete Baseball (17 total): 1949 (Spring), 1950 (Spring and Summer), 1951 (Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter), 1952 (Spring, July, Sept., and Nov.), 1953 (Feb., Apr., Summer, Sept., and Dec.), 1953-1954 (Winter)

Baseball Stars (9 total; includes Vol. 1, No. 1): 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, and 1958

Sports Stars (15 total): 1950 (Apr., Aug., Oct., and Winter), 1951 (Spring, Aug., and Nov.), 1952 (Feb., May, July, Aug., Sept., and Nov.), 1953 (Jan. and March)

Street & Smith's All Star Sports (1 total): 1950-1951

Who's Who in Sports (4 total; includes Vol. 1, No. 1): 1950, 1951, 1952, and 1953

Official Baseball Annual (1 total): 1952 (Vol 1. No. 1)

Baseball Life Stories (2 total; includes Vol 1. No. 1): 1952 and 1953

Inside Baseball (5 total): 1952 (Aug.), 1953 (March, Aug., and Oct.), and 1954 (Feb.)

Baseball All Stars (1 total): 1953

Sport Review Baseball (1 total): 1953

Inside Sports (5 total): 1953 (Feb., June, Aug., and Nov.) and 1954 (Feb.)

Baseball Pictorial (1): 1954






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