Classic Baseball: The Photographs of Walter Iooss Jr.Harry N. Abrams #ad - Combining nostalgic postwar-era portraits with action shots of today's most popular players, and enhanced by the commentary of Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Dave Anderson, Classic Baseball offers the definitive illustrated account of the sport since the 1960s. Presents equally classic images of baseball greats of the past 40 years.
. Special features like a six-page gatefold, collages created by Iooss exclusively for the book, and several never-before-published images make this the natural follow-up to Abrams' top-selling Baseball's Golden Age. Joe dimaggio, sandy koufax, grace under pressure, Cal Ripken, these men, Sammy Sosa: more than mere athletes, with their superlative physical skills, and all-too-human foibles, rank as classic American heroes.
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Lost BallparksPavilion #ad - The union grounds in brooklyn, is considered to be the first ballpark ever built, New York, when William Cammeyer decided to use the Union Skating Pond as a ground for baseball games in 1862. Professional teams followed in 1871 and enterprising owners began to invest in the creation of wooden palaces, such as the Grand Pavilion in Boston and Sportsman’s Park in St Louis.
The first steel-and-concrete ballpark was Shibe Park in Philadelphia built in 1909 which housed a then-record 20, 000 spectators and set the standard in ballpark design. The brooklyn dodgers matched that with ebbet’s field in 1913 and the New York Yankees trumped them with a 58, 000 capacity Yankee stadium to house the legion of babe Ruth fans.
Lost Ballparks #ad - Over the years the cathedrals of baseball have come, been copied and are now gone, with all but a few heavily-modernized exceptions. Lost ballparks looks back at the most storied ballparks in baseball’s rich history. From the wooden bleachers of boston’s huntington avenue grounds to the ‘space age’ houston astrodome, los angeles, san diego, omaha, ketchikan al, kansas city, emeryville ca, st louis, there is a huge variety of ballparks that have fallenList of cities: Atlanta, St Paul, Washington, Clearwater, Newark, Dallas, Fort Mill SC, New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Boston, to the tidal harbor ballpark at Ketchikan Alaska, Memphis, Montreal, Salt Lake City, Toledo, Rochester, Cincinnati, San Francisco, Johnson City NY, NewOrleans, Miami, Houston, Baltimore, Seattle, St Petersburg, Detroit, Tokyo Japan, Indianapolis, Toronto, Brooklyn, Milwaukee, DesMoines, Denver, D.
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Greats of the Game: The Players, Games, Teams, and Managers That Made Baseball HistoryHarry N. Abrams #ad - 25, 000 first printing. A lavishly photographed survey of some of the past century's most outstanding baseball athletes, and personalities features provocative text by the author of Iron Horse, teams, games, managers, in a volume complemented by rare archive photos. Used book in Good Condition. Pavilion.
Classic Baseball Photographs, 1869-1947Smithmark Pub #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Chronicles the history of the game through photographs, beginning with a team portrait of the Cincinnati Red Stockings taken in 1869 and including a photograph of Jackie Robinson shot on his first day in the major leagues Pavilion. Used book in Good Condition.
Smithsonian Baseball: Inside the World's Finest Private CollectionsSmithsonian #ad - It's the perfect gift for any baseball fan, young or old, a baseball collectible in its own right. A father-daughter collecting duo has an impressive collection of World Series scorecards and programs, dating back to the inaugural series in 1903. The book also includes seven "tips" essays. Great product! Learn to distinguish between an original first-generation photograph versus a wire photo, a vintage jersey worn at home games as opposed to one worn on the road, a player's game-used bat and one made for retail sale -- and much, much more.
Find out how to store and display your collectibles. Some of the most valuable vintage photographs and advertising displays as well as the most sought-after baseball cards are in these collections, including the famous T206 Honus Wagner, the highest professionally graded set of 1915 Cracker Jacks, and a gem-mint condition 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle.
Marvel at the memorabilia as you read about the historical background of the objects and get to know each collector's passions and motivations. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Some of the game's most historically significant artifacts are part of these private collections, yet most have never before been seen by the public.
Smithsonian Baseball: Inside the World's Finest Private Collections #ad - Smithsonian baseball: inside the world's Finest Private Collections celebrates the abiding passion for our national pastime, as witnessed by the dedication of the sport's most devoted collectors. The first book of its kind, smithsonian Baseball features revealing stories and lavish photography highlighting 21 of the best private collections of baseball memorabilia in existence.
Baseball Uniforms of The 20th Century: The Official Major League Baseball GuideSterling Pub. Co #ad - Baseball uniforms of the 20th century: the official major league baseball guide tis the only complete history of every major league baSEBALL UNIFROM FROM 1900-1991. This is a standard reference for everyone. Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Used book in Good Condition. It provides the history and development of the uniform in general, along with an essay on each individual team's uniform.
Used book in Good Condition. It illustrates each team's home and away uniform for each year. Sports illustrated said, "No one in the world knows more about baseball uniforms than Marc Okkonen. Pavilion. There are black & white photos and color illustrations by the author. It was nominated for a Casey Award as the best baseball book of the year.
Baseball's Golden Age: The Photographs of Charles M. ConlonHarry N. Abrams #ad - Neal mccabe and constance mccabe, Baseball's Golden Age: The Photographs of Charles M. Used book in Good Condition. Ty cobb slides into third in a flurry of dust and spikes. Wee willie keeler and cy young, babe ruth and dizzy dean, joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams--these and other American heroes take the field in Baseball's Golden Age: The Photographs of Charles M.
Used book in Good Condition. Conlon. From 1904 to 1942, conlon photographed it all, creating some of baseball's most famous photographs, but the photographer himself has remained practically unknown. Roger angell of the new Yorker called it ‘the best book of baseball photographs ever published. Los angeles Times Pavilion.
Baseball's Golden Age: The Photographs of Charles M. Conlon #ad - Great product! . Selected and printed from the conlon negatives in the archives of The Sporting News, 205 dazzling images fill the pages of Baseball's Golden Age. The glory of that time shines through in the text as well, as author Neal McCabe has assembled wonderful, evocative stories that bring these legendary baseball heroes to life.
Home run baker, young and strong, takes batting practice while his teammates stand in awe. Conlon, hardcover. This volume is the first publication to reproduce Conlon's photographs as fine art and to give his remarkable legacy its due.
Game Faces: Early Baseball Cards from the Library of CongressSmithsonian Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Marrying gems from the collection's 2, 100 baseball cards to images of American life from 1887 to 1914, the book also offers engaging insights into the players and the game, giving readers an intimate view of both baseball's development and American culture at the turn of the twentieth century.
Used book in Good Condition. The book highlights cards depicting many of the game's first stars--including Ty Cobb, Cy Young, and Christy Mathewson--as well as less widely known figures, shown with extravagant ornamentation and boldly juxtaposed colors that render the cards works of art in their own right.
Game Faces: Early Baseball Cards from the Library of Congress #ad - Game faces is a rich, engrossing history of the baseball card and the ways that it has illustrated and influenced American culture as a whole. Neal mccabe and constance mccabe, Baseball's Golden Age: The Photographs of Charles M. Used book in Good Condition. Pavilion. Edwards collection, bringing to life an era of American history that saw the game explode in popularity.
Conlon, hardcover. A charming gift book showcasing baseball cards from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries alongside photos from the early days of the nation's beloved pastimeGame Faces showcases rare and colorful baseball cards from the Library of Congress's Benjamin K. Great product!