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Philadelphia/Kansas City/Oakland Athletics Program/Yearbook Lot of (65) - Outstanding Condition!

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The Athletics’ “tale of three cities” is marked by dynasties in both Philadelphia and Oakland and a 13-year Kansas City run (1955-1967) in between during which they never enjoyed a winning season. These (65) publications span all three homes. Condition is spectacular throughout, with guides averaging (NM) quality. Highlights include: (16) Programs Philadelphia/Kansas City A’s (regular season and exhibition); (20) Yearbooks: 1949-1967 Philadelphia/Kansas City editions; (15) Postseason Programs: all Oakland. More on our website.

Note: as indicated in our catalog descriptions, conditions on these publications are unbelievably stellar. The publications present (NM) unless indicated otherwise,

PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS PROGRAMS:

1947:
Shibe Park program (vs. New York Yankees); presents (VG-EX) with folds and unmarked scoring grids

1952: Shibe Park program (vs. Chicago White Sox) with unmarked scoring grids

KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS PROGRAMS:

1958:
Municipal Stadium program (vs. Washington Senators) with unmarked scoring grids

1959: Municipal Stadium program (vs. Chicago White Sox) with unmarked scoring grids

1960: Municipal Stadium program (vs. Boston Red Sox) with unmarked scoring grids

1961: Connie Mack Field (West Palm Beach, Florida) spring training Program (vs. Los Angeles Dodgers) with unmarked scoring grids
1961: Connie Mack Field (West Palm Beach, Florida) spring training Program (vs. Milwaukee Braves) with unmarked scoring grids
1961: Connie Mack Field (West Palm Beach, Florida) spring training Program (vs. New York Yankees) with unmarked scoring grids
1961: Connie Mack Field (West Palm Beach, Florida) spring training Program (vs. Washington Senators) with unmarked scoring grids
1961: (MT) Municipal Stadium program (vs. Minnesota Twins) with unmarked scoring grids

1962: (MT) Municipal Stadium program (vs. Los Angeles Angles) with unmarked scoring grids

1964: Municipal Stadium program (vs. Minnesota Twins) with unmarked scoring grids

1965: (MT) Municipal Stadium program (vs. Boston Red Sox) with unmarked scoring grids
1965: (MT) Municipal Stadium program (vs. Detroit Tigers) with unmarked scoring grids
1965: (MT) Municipal Stadium program (exhibition vs. St. Louis Cardinals) with unmarked scoring grids

1966: Municipal Stadium program (vs. Detroit Tigers) with unmarked scoring grids

PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS YEARBOOKS:

1949: ((VG-EX) team-issued sketch book
1951: publisher unspecified; yearbook is (VG-EX)
1952: “Big League Books” edition
1953: “Big League Books” edition
1954: “Big League Books” edition

KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS YEARBOOKS:

(2) 1955: “Big League Books” editions
1956: team-issued
1958: team-issued
(2) 1960: team-issued
(2) 1961: team-issued
1962: team-issued
(2) 1963: team-issued
1964: “Big League Books” edition
1965: “Big League Books” edition
(2) 1967: team-issued

OAKLAND A’S POSTSEASON PROGRAMS:

1971 ALCS Program: (MT) condition Baltimore Memorial Stadium guide with unmarked scoring grids
1971 ALCS Program: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum program with unmarked scoring grids

1972 ALCS Program: (MT) condition Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum guide with unmarked scoring grids
1972 World Series Program: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum guide with unmarked scoring grids
1972 World Series Program: (MT) condition guide with unmarked scoring grids; issued at Riverfront Stadium

1973 ALCS Program: Baltimore Memorial Stadium guide with unmarked scoring grids
1973 ALCS Program: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum guide with unmarked scoring grids
(2) 1973 World Series Programs: both (MT) condition guides with unmarked scoring grids; issued at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
(2) 1973 World Series Programs: both issued at Shea Stadium; (1) is (MT), (1) is (NM); both have unmarked scoring grids

1974 World Series Program: (MT) condition guide with unmarked scoring grids (no specific venue of issue, as 1974 was the first year in which World Series programs were uniform for both teams)

(2) 1981 ALCS Programs: issued at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

MISCELLANEOUS:

(7) Philadelphia Athletics Spring Training Roster/Schedule Booklets: includes: 1947, (2) 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952 and 1953

Golden Jubilee of Club and Manager: 64-page guide documenting Connie Mack’s lengthy tenure
My 66 Years in the Big Leagues: 1950 publication

1960 All-Star Game Program: issued at Kansas City’s Municipal Stadium

1963 Kansas City Athletics Highlights: season recap booklet compiled by announcers Monte Moore and George Bryson

1971 Oakland A’s Picture Stamp Book: (MT) condition with all components

Waiting Game: 1982 black-and-white photo compilation

The A’s Story: team-issued mailer promoting the 1987 All-Star Game

 
 
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