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A Portrait of Scottish Rugby

By: Massie, Allan (SIGNED)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Polygon Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 03682

ISBN: 0904919846

Condition: Very Good+


Introduction by Jim Telfer. Signed by Allan Massie and former rugby stars Jim Telfer & John Rutherford. Boards are slightly bowed. The jacket is price-clipped and has some fading along the spine. Protected now in a new Brodart archival cover. Clean copy with no marks or tears. The front free endpaper contains the signatures of the author plus Rugby greats Telfer & Rutherford. An informative history of the game's development in Scotland, illustrated with many black & white photos of rugby stars & teams from the past to the 1983-84 season. View more info

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Born to Play Ball

By: Mays, Willie, as Told to Charles Einstein

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10472

Condition: Poor


Black cloth with orange lettering. Ex-Library copy (U.S. Army) with stamp to fore-edge and bottom edge of the page block. Shelf location stamp on the spine of the cloth covers. Tape and residue from something having been pasted on the front and rear endpapers and later removed. Shelf wear and worn corners and spine ends. Front free endpaper removed. The dust jacket is price clipped and has no markings on it, just wear to the extremities and a sunned spine. 168 pages with black and white photos. Willie Mays' baseball autobiography through the 1954 season in which Willie won the batting title wi... View more info

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Here Come the Texas Longhorns - Two Volumes: Volume 1 (1893-1970), Volume 2 (1970-1978)

By: Maysel, Lou

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Burnt Orange Publishers: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 02905

Condition: Very Good


VOLUME 1: Jacket worn and chipped at the spine ends and upper corners. Minor spots to fore-edge and rear flap fold. Protected in a new mylar cover. 389 pages, including records, stats, and index. Illustrated with many historical black & white photos. Historical photos accompany this detailed history, including Darrell Royal in action for Oklahoma, Tom Landry for Texas, and Doak Walker for SMU, to name a few. VOLUME 2: 132 pages, with detailed summaries of each year, including rosters and schedule results. records, stats, and index. An entire chapter "Trail to the Heisman," devoted to Earl Camp... View more info

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From the Sidelines: The Best of Bill McGrotha

By: McGrotha, Bill; Edited by Gerald Ensley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tallahasse, Florida, Tallahassee Democrat: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 06336

ISBN: 0961304030

Condition: Near Fine


Light bumping to the book; however, the jacket is edge-worn and chipped. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. Inscribed to the book's previous owner by the editor, Ensley. A two-page letter from the previous owner's mother is also laid in. It references the deaths of Bill McGrotha and Red Barber in the same year and how she got the signed book. 316 pages of McGrotha's sports column pieces for the Tallahassee Democrat. He was a two-time president of the Florida Sportswriters Association and served one term as president of the Football Writers Association of America. He worked at the Tal... View more info

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Baseball's Greatest Hitters

By: Meany, Tom

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes and Company: 1950

Seller ID: 02693

Condition: Good+


Beige cloth, toned front and back around a square area taht had apparently been covered with something. Bumped at the spine ends and corners. A few white spots on the rear cover. 278 pages, indexed. Photo of each player for that player's chapter. All the great ones are here: Cobb, Gehrig, Ruth, Williams, DiMaggio, and many more. View more info

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The Chronicle of Baseball: A Century of Major League Action

By: Mehno, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Carlton Books: 2000

Seller ID: 04579

ISBN: 1842220691

Condition: Near Fine


Navy blue leatherette with gilt lettering and decoration. All edges gilt. Silken endpapers. Some of the gilt edging rubbed off. Previous owner name, with note not to remove, in red ink on verso of front free endpaper. 576 pages, with stats, records, and Index covering 1900-1999. Contents organized by year. Numerous photos illustrate the book. Silk ribbon bookmark sewn in. View more info

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Dallas Cowboys (Great Teams' Great Years Series)

By: Meyers, Jeff

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmilan: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09902

Condition: Near Fine


Mild edge wear to the dust jacket, which is protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 192 pages with numerous photos documenting the history of the Dallas Cowboys from their beginnings to the 1970s. Team stats and records included along with a Cowboys All-Time Roster (up to the early 1970s). View more info

Dan Stuart's Fistic Carnival

By: Miletich, Leo N.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: College Station, Texas, Texas A & M University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, Paperback

Seller ID: 03018

ISBN: 089096615x

Condition: Fine


In 1895, Dallas gambler Dan Stuart promotes a boxing carnival featuring the heavyweight championship between Gentleman Jim Corbett and Fighting Bob Fitzsimmons. 243 pages with Index, Notes, and Bibliography. Illustrated with historic photos of the boxers, El Paso, Juarez, a group of Texas Rangers, and others. View more info

Ballpark Figures: The Blue Jays and the Business of Baseball

By: Millson, Larry (SIGNED)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 03840

ISBN: 0771058764

Condition: Near Fine+


Inscribed on the front free endpaper to a previous owner ("Gord"), who appears to have been helpful in the writing of this book. 290 pages about how the Toronto Blue Jays became a successful baseball team and business. View more info

Hardwood Gold: The Rise and Fall and Rise of the Denver Nuggets

By: Monroe, Mike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Taylor Publishing Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05376

ISBN: 0878331050

Condition: Fine


189 pp., with numerous black & white and color photos. Foreword by Dan Issel. View more info

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Cut 'n Shoot, Texas: The Roy Harris Story

By: Montgomery, Robin Navarro

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Publications: 1984

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 09293

ISBN: 0890154295

Condition: Very Good


Slight reading bend and crease in the upper corner. Clean copy with no stains or writing. 180 pages with black and white photos. The story of Roy Harris and his family in Cut 'n Shoot, Texas, northeast of Houston. Harris was a heavyweight boxer who challenged Floyd Patterson for the title in 1957 and later fought Sonny Liston. After retiring from boxing, he became a lawyer. View more info

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The Oldest Rookie: Big-League Dreams from a Small-Town Guy

By: Morris, Jim; Joel Engel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10144

ISBN: 0316591564

Condition: Fine


"A high school baseball coach, at 35, becomes the oldest major league rookie in forty years, when he accepts a bet with his players." Basis for the movie, "The Rookie," starring Dennis Quaid in 2002. Morris pitched for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays during the 1999 and 2000 seasons before shoulder problems recurred from injuries in a Minor League career cut short a decade earlier. View more info

The Courage to Believe: Inspiring Stories of Famous Sports Figures Who Have Committed Their Lives to Christ

By: Morton, Craig

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02368

ISBN: 0131844164

Condition: Very Good


169 pages, photos. Boards lightly bumped. Previous owner name of front free endpaper. Chipping and a few edge tears to jacket. View more info

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Ring Of Hate: Joe Louis Vs. Max Schmeling The Fight Of The Century

By: Myler, Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 06636

ISBN: 1559707895

Condition: Near Fine


246 pages with Appendixes, Bibliography, and Index. Professional records for Joe Louis and Max Schmeling are provided in the Appendixes. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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How I Played the Game

By: Nelson, Byron (SIGNED)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dallas, Taylor Publishing Company: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05357

ISBN: 0878338195

Condition: Near Fine


Green leatherette with gilt lettering. Signed by Nelson on the front free endpaper: "Happy Days, Byron Nelson" 271 pages with Appendix of Byron Nelson's records, 24 pages of photographs. View more info

The Zollner Piston Story

By: Nelson, Rodger

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fort Wayne, Indiana, Allen County Public Library Foundation: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05217

Condition: Near Fine


Story of the early days of pro basketball. 267 pages, illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

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Texas Golf: The Best of the Lone Star State

By: Newberry, Kevin; Foreword By Jim Nantz

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Gulf Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04461

ISBN: 0884158918

Condition: Fine


A hefty 543 pages showcasing Texas' legendary golfers, its golf courses and tournaments. Numerous photos of people and places, golf course maps for Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Austin/San Antonio, and a Directory of One-Star Courses. Included at the back (inside rear cover) is an unopened Texas Golf Screen Saver CD. Extra postage will be required for expedited and international delivery. View more info

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Jack Nicklaus Golf Instruction Companion Volumes: My 55 Ways to Lower Your Golf Score (1964) + Take a Tip from Me (1968)

By: Nicklaus, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10505

Condition: Good


Clean, sharp books with mild wear and dust jackets with edge wear, chips, and tears. The first book, My 55 Ways, has scattered underlining in pencil. The second book, Take a Tip from Me, is missing a large piece of the jacket's spine and a small piece on the front panel near the head of the spine. Both books are in Mylar sleeves now for protection. Take a Tip from Me, published in 1964, is the companion volume to My 55 Ways to Lower your Golf Score, published in 1968. Both are 125 pages and illustrated by Francis Golden with color drawings depicting Jack Nicklaus demonstrating his methods. View more info

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John David Crow: Heart of a Champion (Texas Legends Series)

By: Pate, Steve (Edited by Dan Jenkins)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, Masters Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09471

ISBN: 1570281653

Condition: Near Fine


Brief gift inscription on the front endpaper, but hard to see on the maroon paper. 160 pages with numerous black and white photos. Laid in is an enlarged (8.5 x 11.5 inches), color photo of game action between Texas and Texas A&M. Appears to be 1950s and its inclusion by a previous owner likely indicates John David Crow played in the game. Unsure of location-Kyle Field or Memorial Stadium. View more info

Danica: Crossing the Line

By: Patrick, Danica

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Fireside: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04116

ISBN: 0743298144

Condition: Near Fine


Bio of the 2005 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year and first female to win an IndyCar race (Montegi, Japan in 2008). 219 pages, color photos. View more info