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Many Autumns Ago: the Frank Leahy Era At Boston College and Notre Dame, Bynum, Mike (edited by)
1 Bynum, Mike (edited by) Many Autumns Ago: the Frank Leahy Era At Boston College and Notre Dame
0945718012 / 9780945718017; SIGNED - It all began a long time ago during the late 1930s, 1940s and 1950s when Frank Leahy and his winning Boston College and Notre Dame teams took the college football world by storm and, in the process, captured the hearts and emotions of an entire nation. "To him, " a sportswriter once said of Knute Rockne's greatest student, "there was only one way to play football - the Frank Leahy way. His system was simple - they won. " This book is the inspiring story of Frank Leahy, his great teams and their memorable era. It is filled with warm memories and thrilling glories, a story which we will all want to stand up and cheer for. Includes appendix of Leahy's record and photos. Jacket is lightly scuffed; in protective cover.; Octavo (standard book size); 247 pages
October Football Corp
Birmingham, Alabama, U. S. A., 1988, First Edition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

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Price: 23.00 USD
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2 Dave Condon; Veeck, Bill (Foreword by) The Go Go Chicago White Sox
SIGNED - A book from the short-lived Coward-McCann Sports Library. This is the complete story of the Chicago White Sox, who after forty years of "penance and frustration" made 1959 a red-letter year by unseating the mighty New York Yankees and winning the American League pennant. The pen of a top-flight sports writer and a big selection of action pictures tell all about it, including: highlights of the 1959 season; intimate glimpses of the players, their families and the front office "brass; " an exciting behind-the-scenes account of the battle for team control that finally ended with the arrival of "Sport Shirt" Bill Veeck, and lots more. Very well illustrated in green cloth boards with light wear at the corners and spine ends. The jacket has chips at the corners and spine ends and some pen scribbles on the white inside at the back (doesn't show through) ; in a protective cover. Appendix includes World Series stats from 1906 and all-time White Sox roster. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s)
New York, NY, 1960, First Edition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

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Price: 62.56 USD
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The Greatest First Basemen of all Time, Honig, Donald
3 Honig, Donald The Greatest First Basemen of all Time
051756842X / 9780517568422; This book details those athletic first basemen who are in every play. Nineteen players who have dominated that power-hitting position are detailed in this interesting book. An illustrated volume, Honig profiles each player with a biography, a picture portfolio, and lifetime statistics. Some of the greats include Frank Chance, Hal Chase, Stuffy McInnis, Jim Bottomley, Lou Gehrig, Gil Hodges, Steve Garvey, Eddie Murray, Don Mattingly and so forth. There is a section of "They Also Ran" that includes players that could have been included; you may feel they should have over other players! The binding is tan and blue, with a red dot at the top of the pages (remainder) . The jacket has some scuffing. 148 pages including an index. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Crown Publishers, Inc.
New York, New York, U. S. A., 1988, First Edition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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