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Category: All Categories: Sports: Signed Sports
21 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Bisher, Furman  
Face to Face (signed)

Publisher: Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing, 2005 1st ed..
SIGNED on title p. by author. 229pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. A collection of some 28 of the long-time Atlanta sportswriter Bisher's (1918-2012) interviews with sports personalities ranging from Shoeless Joe Jackson to Joe Torre, from Bobby Jones to Jack Nicklaus.

Appr.: | AUD 64.86 CAD 66.37 EUR 43.64 GBP 36.14 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 600.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 19021.
    
US$60.00
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2.
Blount, Roy Jr.  
About Three Bricks Shy of a Load: A Highly Irregular Lowdown on the Year the Pittsburgh Steelers Were Super but Missed the Bowl (signed)

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown/Sports Illustrated Books, 1974 1st ed..
SIGNED on ffep by author. 310pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine/no dj. A collectible signed copy of prolific humorous Blount's first book, published when he wore the hat of a sportswriter. Lacks the dust jacket.

Appr.: | AUD 81.08 CAD 82.96 EUR 54.55 GBP 45.18 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 750.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 17668.
    
US$75.00
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3.
Butkus, Dick & Pat Smith  
Butkus: Flesh and Blood (inscribed)

Publisher: New York: Doubleday, 1997 1st ed..
INSCRIBED on title p. by Dick Butkus. 326pp. illus. hardback sm 4to: near Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [pp. 272-274 are wrinkled and slightly damaged from a drop; else a nice clean and crisp copy] The Bears' dual college and NFL Hall-of-Famer Butkus's autobio.

Appr.: | AUD 81.08 CAD 82.96 EUR 54.55 GBP 45.18 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 750.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 19697.
    
US$75.00
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4.
Castiglione, Joe with Douglas B. Lyons (to Skip Caray)  
Broadcast Rites and Sites: I Saw It on the Radio with the Boston Red Sox (inscribed association copy)

Publisher: Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2004 1st ed..
INSCRIBED warmly on half-title p. to Atlanta Braves broadcaster Skip Caray. 346pp. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. A baseball announcer’s autobiography describing his career covering the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox, inscribed to Atlanta Braves broadcaster Caray (1939-2008). Castiglione (b. 1947) joined the Red Sox broadcast team in 1983.

Appr.: | AUD 48.65 CAD 49.78 EUR 32.73 GBP 27.11 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 14551.
    
US$45.00
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5.
Clifford, Craig & Randolph M. Feezell (to Joe Simpson)  
Coaching for Character: Reclaiming the Principles of Sportsmanship (inscribed association copy)

Publisher: Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers, 1997 1st ed..
INSCRIBED on title p. to Atlanta Braves broadcaster Joe Simpson by Ralph Feezell 111pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Fine.

Appr.: | AUD 16.22 CAD 16.59 EUR 10.91 GBP 9.04 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 14564.
    
US$15.00
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6.
Cromartie, Bill  
Clean Old-Fashioned Hate 7th Edition (inscribed to Kim King)

Publisher: Atlanta: Gridiron Publishers, 2000 7th ptg..
INSCRIBED on title p. by author. 611pp. illus. white cloth tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [dj = nicked @ a top corner; else F] A crisp exceptional association copy of this popular history of the Georgia-Georgia Tech football rivalry that dates back to 1893. Author’s inscription reads, “To Kim King, a great player in this great rivalry. Best wishes, Bill Cromartie.” Atlantan Kim King (1945-2004), the “Young Lefthander,” as dubbed by his broadcast partner Al Ciraldo (1921-97), was a legendary figure in the annals of Georgia Tech football, both on the field and in the radio booth.

Appr.: | AUD 108.11 CAD 110.62 EUR 72.73 GBP 60.24 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 16986.
    
US$100.00
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7.
Devine, Dan with Michael R. Steele w/foreword by Joe Paterno & prologue by Joe Garagiola  
Simply Devine: Memoirs of a Hall of Fame Coach (signed)

Publisher: Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing Inc., 2000..
SIGNED ffep by both author & co-author. 229pp. illus. cloth tall 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. A memoir by Coach Dan Devine (1924-2002), who was head football coach at the University of Missouri before moving to the Green Bay Packers succeeding Vince Lombardi. His Notre Dame team won the 1977 national championship.

Appr.: | AUD 48.65 CAD 49.78 EUR 32.73 GBP 27.11 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 8240.
    
US$45.00
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8.
Edwards, Bob  
Fridays with Red: A Radio Friendship (signed)

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993 1st ed..
SIGNED on title p. by author. 240pp. illus. hardback 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj [hint of tiny age foxing to top & fore edges; else a nice crisp copy] NPR’s then Morning Edition radio newsman Bob Edwards recounts his 12 years talking with veteran Major League broadcaster Walter “Red” Barber (1908-92) on Friday mornings.

Appr.: | AUD 7.56 CAD 7.73 EUR 5.08 GBP 4.21 JPY 699.00 MXN 87.38 ZAR 69.90 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 15384.
    
US$6.99
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9.
Hawkins, Alex (to Skip Caray)  
Then Came Brain Damage: Life (?) after Pro Football (inscribed association copy)

Publisher: Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 1991 1st ed..
INSCRIBED on title p. to Atlanta Braves broadcaster Skip Caray. 275pp. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. A humorous post-NFL memoir by former Colts and Falcons player Alex Hawkins (b. 1937, inscribed to Atlanta Braves broadcaster Caray (1939-2008).

Appr.: | AUD 48.65 CAD 49.78 EUR 32.73 GBP 27.11 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 14557.
    
US$45.00
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10.
McCarver, Tim with Danny Peary  
Tim McCarver's Baseball for Brain Surgeons and Other Fans: Understanding and Interpreting the Game So You Can Watch It Like a Pro (inscribed)

Publisher: New York: Villard, 1998 reprint..
INSCRIBED on half-title p. by McCarver. 344pp. hardback sm 4to: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart cover [hint of age browning to fore edge; else F]

Appr.: | AUD 21.62 CAD 22.12 EUR 14.55 GBP 12.05 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 15306.
    
US$20.00
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11.
Merckx, Eddie; Rich Carlson.  
A Year for Lemond: The Fabulous World of Cycling, Vol. 8.

Publisher: Allentown PA: Winning Bicycle Racing Illustrated, 1989..
First Edition ISBN: 0951021664 Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in yellow cloth with no titles. 176 pages illustrated by color photographs. The book details the racing season of 1989 including the Tour de France won by Greg Lemond. This copy signed by Leopold over his picture on the dustjacket, and by 20 others on the front endpaper, presumably all cycling figures with the following readable by us: Mary Grigson, Gail Longnecker, Mike Curiak, Jessica Phillips. In addition, two postcards laid in: one advertising the Gary Fisher Mountain Bike Team picturing and signed by Mary Grigson; the other advertising Satan Cruz Bicycles picturing and signed by Matt Thompson and Dave Ziegman. The book is clean, bright and sound with minimal shelf wear. The jacket is complete but it is moderately creased at and adjacent to the foot of the spine and lightly creased with a one inch tear at the head of the spine. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 243.24 CAD 248.89 EUR 163.64 GBP 135.54 JPY 22,500.00 MXN 2,812.50 ZAR 2,250.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 14133.
    
US$225.00
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12.
Murphy, Dale with Chris Patton & intro. by Furman Bisher  
Ask Dale Murphy: Advice to Young Baseball Players by the All-Star Centerfielder of the Atlanta Braves (inscribed)

Publisher: Chapel Hill/Dallas: Algonquin/Taylor, 1987 1st ed..
INSCRIBED boldly on half-title p. "Best wishes [to ///]! Dale Murphy." 102pp. illustrated. paperback sm 4to: near Fine [bit of age browning top edge; else a nice crisp copy] Includes over four dozen photos of Murph from youth to the Bigs. A very nice inscribed copy by one of Major League baseball's class acts.

Appr.: | AUD 108.11 CAD 110.62 EUR 72.73 GBP 60.24 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 5656.
    
US$100.00
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13.
Niekro, Phil and Joe with Ken Picking  
The Niekro Files: The Uncensored Letters of Baseball's Most Notorious Brothers (signed)

Publisher: Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1988..
INSCRIBED on ffep by Joe Niekro & signed beneath by his brother Phil Niekro under “and me too.” 227pp. hardback 8vo: Very Good in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [text is completely age browned owing to acidic publisher’s paper; else VG] Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro (b. 1939) was THE face of the Atlanta Braves between the Hank Aaron and the Dale Murphy eras. Joe Niekro (1944-2006) pitched for the 1987 World Series champion Minnesota Twins. The publisher, Contemporary Books, did not indicate edition numbers on any of its titles during this era.

Appr.: | AUD 135.14 CAD 138.27 EUR 90.91 GBP 75.30 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,250.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 4935.
    
US$125.00
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14.
Plimpton, George (Hank Aaron)  
One for the Record: The inside story of Hank Aaron's chase for the home-run record (inscribed)

Publisher: New York: Harper & Row..
INSCRIBED ffep by author. 153pp. illus. hardback 8vo: Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dj in Brodart poly cover [small scuffed patch on back cover where cover paper has torn; some age browning; else VG+; dj = nicked @ spine head; torn @ spine tail; else VG+] A thinking sportsman’s view of the Hammer’s record setting run in 1973-74. George Plimpton (1927-2003) founded The Paris Review.

Appr.: | AUD 108.11 CAD 110.62 EUR 72.73 GBP 60.24 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 6897.
    
US$100.00
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15.
Pope, Edwin.  
The Edwin Pope Collection.

Publisher: Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing, 1988..
ISBN: 9780878336098 1st edition, 1st printing. 266 pp. Index. Fine book (no markings to text) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Inscribed by Pope on the title page to Terry Pluto, longtime sportswriter for the Akron Beacon Journal, and more recently, the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 32.43 CAD 33.19 EUR 21.82 GBP 18.07 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

Purchase direct from: Buckeye Bookshop. Item number: 9514.
    
US$30.00
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16.
Proctor, J. Channing  
Seasoned Rookie (inscribed association copy)

Publisher: privately issued, 2002 1st ed..
INSCRIBED warmly on front pastedown to Atlanta Braves broadcaster Skip Caray. 297pp. red cloth 8vo: Fine/no dj. A baseball novel presented to Atlanta Braves broadcaster Caray (1939-2008).

Appr.: | AUD 27.03 CAD 27.65 EUR 18.18 GBP 15.06 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 14546.
    
US$25.00
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17.
Rigsby, Scott with Jenna Glatzer  
UnThinkable: The True Story about the First Double Amputee to Complete the World-Famous Hawaiian Ironman Triathlon (inscribed)

Publisher: Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House, 2009 1st ed..
INSCRIBED by author on ffep in a long inscription. 273pp. illus. hardback 8vo in pictorial boards: Fine/no dj [a turned page corner; else F]

Appr.: | AUD 48.65 CAD 49.78 EUR 32.73 GBP 27.11 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 18038.
    
US$45.00
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18.
Rodgers, Bill with Scott Douglas, Frank Shorter & Joan Benoit Samuelson  
Bill Rodgers’ Lifetime Running Plan: Definitive Programs for Runners of All Ages and Levels (inscribed w/bonus inscribed photograph)

Publisher: New York: HarperCollins, 1996 2nd ptg..
INSCRIBED ffep by author. 254pp. illus. hardback sm 4to: near Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover[few of tiny tiny foxed spots top & fore edges; else nrF] Foreword by Frank Shorter plus special advice for women runners from Joan Benoit Samuelson. 6x9-in. color photo of the author in running gear and inscribed by him is also laid in.

Appr.: | AUD 54.05 CAD 55.31 EUR 36.36 GBP 30.12 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 4993.
    
US$50.00
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19.
Ryun, Jim and Sons (Drew & Ned)  
The Courage to Run (inscribed by Ryun)

Publisher: Ventura, CA: Regal Books, 2006 1st ed..
INSCRIBED on title p. by author. unpaginated illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover.

Appr.: | AUD 48.65 CAD 49.78 EUR 32.73 GBP 27.11 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 19703.
    
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20.
Schuerholz, John with Larry Guest & foreword by Bob Costas  
Build to Win: Inside Stories and Leadership Strategies from Baseball's Winningest General Manager (signed)

Publisher: New York: Warner Books, 2006 1st ed..
SIGNED boldly on title p. by Schuerholz. 272pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover.

Appr.: | AUD 27.03 CAD 27.65 EUR 18.18 GBP 15.06 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 19932.
    
US$25.00
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21.
Thrift, Syd & Barry Shapiro  
The Game According to Syd: The Theories and Teachings of Baseball's Leading Innovator (inscribed association copy)

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990 1st ed..
INSCRIBED on ffep to Atlanta Braves broadcaster Skip Caray. 304pp. hardback 8vo: Fine/no dj. A baseball memoir inscribed to Atlanta Braves broadcaster Caray (1939-2008).

Appr.: | AUD 27.03 CAD 27.65 EUR 18.18 GBP 15.06 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 14580.
    
US$25.00
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