The Official Encyclopedia of Baseball

New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, (1956).

Price: $850.00

Hardcover. Revised edition. Lightly worn, top edge stained, very good without a dustwrapper. Ownership signature of sportswriter and columnist David R. Condon of the Chicago Tribune. Condon apparently had this copy Signed by 25 Major League Baseball players including nine Hall of Famers: Casey Stengel, Phil Rizzuto, Mickey Cochrane, Luke Appling, Edd Roush, Ted Lyons, Ray "Cracker" Schalk, Ed Walsh, and Red Faber. Other players who have signed by their entries are Walker Cooper, Emil Verban, Eddie Lopat, Rip Collins, Johnny Rigney, Jimmy Archer, Donie Bush, Bob Coleman, John Cooney, Lou Fiene, Snipe Hansen, Hub Hart, Tony Piet, Charlie Silvera, Eddie Stack and "Milkman" Jim Turner. A nice collection of signatures, put together before baseball autographs became an industry.

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