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1942-1985 Baseball Annual Publications Lot of (117) With "Dope Books" and "The Sporting News" Guides

Lot Number 326

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A voluminous assortment, to say the very least, this lot of (117) annual guides is comprised of virtual baseball “bibles” from print media’s heyday. These editions have stood the test of time with most maintaining (EX-MT) to (NM) quality. Includes: (36) The Sporting News Official Baseball Guide: spanning the 1942-1977 editions; (43) Baseball Register: dating 1940 through 1982; including a 1945 “Special Servicemen’s Edition”; (38) Baseball Dope Book: Spanning 1942 through 1985. More on our website.

The Sporting News Official Baseball Guide: all present (EX) or nicer with covers/pages intact. Includes: 1942 (simply titled “Baseball Record Book”), 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962 (introduction of color on the front cover design), 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967 (leather bound), 1968 (leather bound), 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977

Baseball Register: issued by The Sporting News (with pre-1965 editions traditionally sub-titled The Game’s Four Hundred), guides present (VG-EX) to (NM); includes: 1940 (leather bound), 1941 (leather bound), 1942, 1943, 1945, 1945 (Special Servicemen’s Edition), 1946 (leather bound), 1947 (leather bound), 1948 (leather bound), 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952 (leather bound), 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968 (leather bound), 1969, 1970 (leather bound), 1971, 1972 (leather bound), 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982

Baseball Dope Book: published by The Sporting News, these informative guides shows (EX-MT) and (NM) quality. Showcasing front-cover caricatures on earlier editions and color photos on later guides, the publications include; 1942, 1948, 1949,(2) 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, (2) 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985

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