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Babe  The Legend Comes to Life, Creamer, Robert
1 Creamer, Robert Babe The Legend Comes to Life
Simon & Schuster 1974 0671217704 / 9780671217709 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition with full number line. Book and dust look almost new. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 443 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Season of Glory The amazing Saga of the 1961 New York Yankees, Houk, R.
2 Houk, R. Season of Glory The amazing Saga of the 1961 New York Yankees
Putnam Adult 1988 0399132600 / 9780399132605 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Looks never read. Former Yankee manager Ralph Houk recounts the historic 1961 season, when sluggers Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle pursued Babe Ruth's home run record, and the team, considered by many to be the greatest ever, battled its way to the championship ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 6.97 USD
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The decline and fall of the New York Yankees, Mann, Jack
3 Mann, Jack The decline and fall of the New York Yankees
Simon and Schuster 1967 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Book looks never read, dust has sun fading to spine area. A veteran New York City sportswriter's detailed "behind-the scenes" account of what happened and why following the New York Yankees 1964 baseball season.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages 
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Before They Were the Bombers  The New York Yankees' Early Years, 1903-1919, Reisler, Jim
4 Reisler, Jim Before They Were the Bombers The New York Yankees' Early Years, 1903-1919
McFarland & Company 2002 0786412267 / 9780786412266 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Many histories of the New York Yankees only skim the early years in their rush to pick up with the 1919 season when Babe Ruth joined the team and go on to celebrate the careers of Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Whitey Ford, and the team’s World Series titles. But what about the Yankees before these big names?

The early Yankees, who spent their first 12 years known as the Highlanders and were occasionally known as the Americans and the Invaders, get the attention they deserve in this work. It tells the story up until the 1919 acquisition of Ruth, beginning with 1903 when the team was formed from the remnants of the Baltimore Orioles. Led by future Hall of Famers "Wee" Willie Keeler, Jack Chesbro, and Clark Griffith, they were the most expensive major league team ever assembled—but they are remembered primarily for their terrible failures, which included losing a club-low 103 games in 1908 and finishing 55 games out of first place in 1912. Yes, the Yankees. ; 0.83 x 10.34 x 7.12 Inche; 282 pages 
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Baseball, Smith, Robert T.
5 Smith, Robert T. Baseball
Simon & Schuster 1970 0671206664 / 9780671206666 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Minor spots on cover. Mr. Smith's many books, among them six novels, included ''Baseball,'' ''Heroes of Baseball,'' ''Baseball in America'' and ''Babe Ruth's America.'' He also collaborated on Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway's memoir, ''The Korean War,'' published in 1967. ; Illustrated endpapers; 437 pages 
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