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BASEBALL NOVELS

BASEBALL NOVELS

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1 Asinof, Eliot. MAN ON SPIKES.
NY: MCGRAW-HILL. 1955 1955 First Edition. Hardcover Near fine Dust Jacket Included 
Near fine in a Vg.+ dj. (Edges of cloth mildly discolored by age. Very shallow chipping at spine ends. Orange titles on spine somewhat discolored, but perfectly readable. Couple of 1"-inch tears in dj.) FIRST novel by the author of "Eight Men Out." As scarce as Malamud's "The Natural." (B) 
Price: 450.00 USD
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2 Baker, Kevin. SOMETIMES YOU SEE IT COMING.
NY CROWN. 1993 First Edition. Fine 
REVIEW COPY. (Publisher's printed review slip & a packet of publicity material laid-in) Fine in a fine dj. Author's FIRST book. (B) 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 Brashler, William. THE BINGO LONG TRAVELING ALL STARS AND MOTOR KINGS.
NY HARPER & ROW. 1973 First Edition. Fine 
About fine in a Nf. dj. (Barely discernable 1/2"-inch tear at front dj. flap seam. Hint of faint stain on inside of dj. at base of spine. Not affecting cloth. Couple of corner tips lightly nudged) Novel of the black baseball leagues which served as the basis for a film adaptation. (B) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Brashler, William. THE BINGO LONG TRAVELING ALL STARS AND MOTOR KINGS.
NY HARPER & ROW. 1973 First Edition. Fine 
Fine in a fine dj. Basis for a well received film adaptation. (O) 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5 Brock, Darryl. IF I NEVER GET BACK.
NY: CROWN. 1990 1990 First Edition. 
Fine in a fine dj. Author's highly acclaimed FIRST book. Time travel & the American pastime. (B) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Brock, Darryl. IF I NEVER GET BACK.
NY CROWN. 1990 First Edition. Printer Wrapper Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) 
ADVANCE READING COPY. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. Time travel and the American pastime. (B) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Cronin, Justin. A SHORT HISTORY OF THE LONG BALL.
TULSA COUNCIL OAKS BOOKS. 1990 First Edition. Cloth Fine Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in a Vg.+ dj. (1"& 1/2"-inch tear at head of rear panel of dj., with a 1/4"-inch tear at base) Author's FIRST book. (B) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Cronley, Jay. SCREWBALLS.
NY DOUBLEDAY. 1980 First Edition. Fine 
INSCRIBED by Jay Cronley on the front endpaper. Fine in a close to near fine dj. (Yellow hue on spine lightly discolored. Couple of tiny chips at corner tips. A few spots of mild shelfsoiling to dj.) Humorous baseball novel which has become something of a cult favorite. (B) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Davis, Clyde Brion. NORTHEND WILDCATS.
NY: FARRAR & RINEHART. 1938 1938 First Edition. 
Fine in a Vg.+ to near fine dj. (Previous owner's signature on front endpaper. Small chip at crest of spine on dj. A few short edge tears) Scarce juvenile baseball novel. (B) 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10 Everett, Percival L. SUDER.
NY VIKING. 1983 First Edition. Cloth 
About fine in a very close to fine dj. (2 exceedingly faint soil spots at top edge. Half-inch tear at head of rear panel of dj.) A sharp copy of the author's FIRST book.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Fitzgerald, Ed. & Sara, Dorothy. (Editors) THE BALLPLAYER.
NY A.S. BARNES. 1957 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
REVIEW COPY. (Publisher's printed review slip laid-in) Fine in a Nf. dj. (A few short edge tears in dj. Trace of slight rubbing at edges) An uncommon title. (B) 
Price: 200.00 USD
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12 Greenberg, Eric Rolfe. THE CELEBRANT.
NY EVEREST HOUSE. 1983 First Edition. Fine 
REVIEW COPY. (Publicity sheets & publisher's printed slip laid-in) Fine in dj. (2 tiny edge nicks in dj.) An elusive title. A novel of baseball immortal Christy Mathewson. The winner of the first annual Casey Award. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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13 Kinsella, W.P. BOX SOCIALS.
NY BALLANTINE BOOKS. 1992 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Near fine in a fine dj. (Hint of light foxing at top edge) (B) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Kinsella, W.P. SHOELESS JOE.
BOSTON HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & COMPANY. 1982 First Edition. 
About fine in a fine dj. (Couple of tiny specks of foxing at top edge. 1/2'-inch wrinkle at mid-spine on dj.) A Houghton, Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award winner, and basis for the beloved film adaptation starring Kevin Costner. Sharp copy. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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15 Kinsella, W.P. SHOELESS JOE.
BOSTON HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & COMPANY. 1982 First Edition. Cloth Fine Dust Jacket Included 
Close to fine in a like dj. (Minute soil spot at bottom edge. Tiny edge nick at head of rear panel of dj.) Basis for the well received film. A Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award novel. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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16 Kinsella, W.P. SHOELESS JOE.
BOSTON HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & COMPANY. 1981 First Edition. Fine 
SIGNED by W.P. Kinsella on a tipped-in bookplate on the front endpaper. Fine in a fine dj. Basis for the enormously popular film adaptation. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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17 Lapin, Mark. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
NY: DUTTON. 1991 1991 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included Signed by Author(s)
INSCRIBED by Mark Lapin on the title page. Fine in dj. (B) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Molloy, Paul. A PENNANT FOR THE KREMLIN.
NY: DOUBLEDAY. 1964 1964 Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in a Nf. dj. (A few short edge tears) (B) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 O'Rourke, Frank. THE CATCHER AND THE MANAGER.
NY: A.S. BARNES. 1953 1953 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
About fine in a Nf. dj. (Couple tiny edge nicks in dj. Paper in text age toned) A nice copy. (B) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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20 Quarrington, Paul. HOME GAME.
TORONTO DOUBLEDAY. 1983 First Edition. Cloth Fine Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in a fine dj. Author's SECOND novel. (B) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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