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1 Advocate Magazine Matthew Mitcham Cover -- Aug. 26, 2008 Issue
NY LPI Media 2008 Edition 1013. Magazine Very Good Magazine 
64 pp. Lightly read, slight curling of corners. Cover features closeup ol Olympian diver Matthew Mitcham (shirtless, head. shoulders and chest. ) A preview of his prospects for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and his status as a top-ranked gay athlete. Other articles relate to Air Force Major Margaret Witt, the death of Sen. Jesse Helms, Margaret Cho and Anna Faris. Size: 4to -- 10.75 in Tall 
Price: 5.00 USD
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2 Ainslie, Tom The Compleat Horseplayer
NY Simon & Schuster 1966 6th Printing. Brown Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 
172 pp. Slight scuffing, some spotting on rear cover. Impressed silhouette of a horse and jockey on front cover. Text clean, binding OK but cracked at title page. A technically detailed but readable guide on how to analyze horse racing records and pick winners. Ainslie emphasizes it's a lonely pursuit that requires discipline, diligence and patience, plus willingness to place large bets. L.C. No. 66-14753. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Baldwin, George H. Seeing England from the Fifty Yard Line
Georgetown, Connecticut Spectacle Lane Press 1996 0930753208 / 9780930753207 First Edition. Cloth Very Good + Very Good Book San Angelo, David Signed by Author(s)
200 pp. Nearly new. Inscribed by author: "To Sophie, a very special lady. George Baldwin." An American football coach recounts his retirement trip to England to coach a team in Colchester just learning American-style football. Baldwin is now a resident of Ormond Beach. Florida. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 5.50 USD
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Laughing in the Hills, Barich, Bill
4 Barich, Bill Laughing in the Hills
New York Daily Racing Form Press 2007 1932910875 / 9781932910872 Reprint Trade Paperback Good Book 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall 
228 pp. Some wrinkling on corners of endpaper and rear pages from dampness. Light rippling. Text clean. No markings. Spine uncreased. A classic tale of racetrack life, first serialized in the New Yorker. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Of Wee Sweetie Mice and Men, Bateman,Colin
5 Bateman,Colin Of Wee Sweetie Mice and Men
NY Arcade Publishing 1997 1559703768 / 9781559703765 1st American Edition. Boards Very Good + Very Good Book 
325 pp. Near new, never read. A former Belfast journalist weaves a tale of a sportswriter who goes to N.Y. to cover a prize fight between a Northern Irish boxer and an American black. Racism turns the match ugly. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 4.00 USD
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6 Bean, Billy;Bull, Chris Going the Other Way: Lessons from a Life in and Out of Major-League Baseball
New York Marlowe & Co 2003 1569244863 / 9781569244869 3rd Printing Boards Fine Near Fine Book 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall 
256 pp., with 8 pp. glossy b&w photos. Glossary of baseball terms. Close to new, text very clean, no markings. DJ has slight grease crayon marking. Billy Bean recounts his major-league baseball career from 1987-95, which included stints with the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres. He disclosed his homosexuality after he left baseball. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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7 Boyer, Clete Inscribed Color Photo of New York Yankee Third-Baseman Clete Boyer
1965 Very Good Book Inscribed By Subject
Color photo of Clete Boyer, New York Yankee infielder circa 1965. Inscripiton in blue marker pen on Boyer's torso reads: "#6 to Jimmy my Best, Clete Boyer." Full front pose of Boyer's upper body, with Boyer smiling and grasping a bat; small playing field in background, possibly a spring training field in Fort Lauderdale (palm trees visible). Boyer played for the Yankees 1959-66 Size: 8 By 10 in 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Brown, Alan Invitation to Sailboat Racing
NY Simon & Schuster 1972 0671209876 / 9780671209872 First Edition. Cloth Good + Good Book 
255 pp. No markings, front free endpaper cut out, rest is complete. Tannish spot on fore edge, elseclean. Mylar protector taped on dj. Brown, an upstate New York physician and experienced racer, lays out a series of lessons on racing fundamentals and strategy. Numerous diagrams on nearly every page. Q&A material. Size: 8vo-- 9 in Tall 
Price: 3.00 USD
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Surfers Bible, Christian Surfers International
9 Christian Surfers International Surfers Bible
Minto, New South Wales The Bible Society in Australia 2002 0647508303 / 9780647508305 Later Printing. Trade Papeback Very Good No Jacket Book 
624 pp. Close to new, no markings. Light vertical creases on front and back covers, parallel to spine. A rendering of the New Testament in modern, simplified English, plus Christian testimonies and color photos from 16 well-known surfers. The translation is not specifically credited, but the text is attributed to Andrew Carruthers, Huw Morris, Chris Ahrens and Brett Davis. The Surfers Bible is a joint project of several Bible societies, including the American Bible Society. Color photo on stiff wraps, showing a monster wave, along with 5 thumbnail detail images of individual surfers in action. Cover mugshots and blurbs from Jen Belshaw, Glyndyn Ringrose and Kyle Maligro. A label on inside cover states that a local chapter of Christian Surfers meets Tuesdays 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Ormond Beach. Details from Cal, tel. 386- 441-9011; or Sam 386-235-5596. Size: 8vo-- 7.75 in Tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Best American Sports Writing 2001, Collins, Bud, Ed.
10 Collins, Bud, Ed. The Best American Sports Writing 2001
Boston Houghton Mifflin 2001 0618086269 / 9780618086269 First Edition. Trade Paperback Fair Book 
368 pp. Rippled text, thumbed, edge stains. No spine creases, or markings. Writers included in this anthology of 27 pieces include Charles P. Pierce, Buzzy Bissinger, Charles M. Young, Gene Collier, Rick Reilly, Kevin Conley, Greg Child, Ian Whitcomb et al. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 2.50 USD
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11 Coyle, Daniel Hardball: A Season in the Projects
NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 1993 First Edition. Cloth & Boards Fine Fine Book 
217 pp. A look at an inner-city Little League team in Chicago and the interaction between the volunteer coaches and the players. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 4.50 USD
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12 Cramer, Richard Ben Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life
NY Simon & Schuster 2000 0684853914 / 9780684853918 Cloth Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
546 pp., approx 40 b&w photos. Sympathetic but unsentimental biography of the legendary Yankee star. Small hole in dust jacket at joint. 
Price: 3.30 USD
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13 Dalla, Nolan; and Alson, Peter One Of A Kind: The Rise And Fall Of Stuey The Kid Unger, The World's Greatest Poker Player
New York Atria Books 2005 0743476581 / 9780743476584 First Edition Boards Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall 
316 pp. Close to new, but lacks jacket. Small whitish scratch on rear cover. No markings, text bright. A biography of a teen prodigy in the poker-playing world who continued to dazzle and dominate the game intermittently until he became a drug addict in his 50s. Foreword by Mike Sexton. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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14 Devito, Basil V.;Layden, Joe Wrestlemania: The Official Insider's History
New York Regan Books (Harper Collins) 2001 0060393874 / 9780060393878 First Edition Cloth Very Good + No Jacket Book 4to -- 10.75 in Tall By 10.75 in Wiode 
192 pp. on glossy stock. Corners lightly bumped. Couple of small scuff marks. Rear page stuck to rear pastedown. No markings or writing. Close to new. Color photos on every page. A pictorial and text history of Wrestlemania shows from their 1985 launch through 2000. Many closeups of Hulk Hogan and other pioneers of this form of show business. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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15 Dunn, Jay The Tigers of Princeton: Old Nassau Football
Huntsville, Ala. Strode Publishers 1977 0873971078 / 9780873971072 Likely First Edition. Cloth Very Good + Very Good Book 
436 pp. index and appendix of comprehensive NCAA stats for Princeton's football players from 1937 onward. Lightly read, clean text, no markings. Slight rubbing and bumping of bottom edge of orange cloth cover. Small acket tears at bottom of spine and left center of front panel. Jacket is price-clipped,A newspaper sports reporter recounts the history of football at Princeton from 1969, date of America's first intercollegiate FB game (Princeton vs. Rutgers). Includes material on Hector Cowan, Snake Ames, Doc Hillebrand, Arthur Poe, and Dick Kazmaier, who wrote a foreword for this book. Historical b&w photos on about a quarter of the pages. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
Price: 12.00 USD
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16 Edwards, Bob Fridays with Red: A Radio Friendship
NY Simon & Schuster 1993 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good Very Good Book 8v0 -- 8.75 in Tall Inscribed by Author(s)
240 pp., with index, b&w photos. Close to new. Very clean except for small smudge along top edge of front cover. Slight edge crinkling of dust jacket. Inscribed on title page "To Doug, Bob Edwards." the National Public Radio host pens a warm, personal tribute to his sports commentator, Walter "Red" Barber, who did a weekly commentary on Edwards' "Morning Edition" show for 12 years. Many delightful excerpts of their chatty dialogues, and a sympthetic account of Barber's devotion to his wife Lylah as she declined with Alzheimer's Disease. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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17 Farrow, W. Milton How I Became a Crack Shot With Hints to Beginners
Prescott, Arizona Wolfe Publishing Co. 1988 0935632034 / 9780935632033 Reprint Trade Paperback Fine No Jacket Book 16mo -- 6.5 In Tall 
204 pp. in faux brown leatherette wraps. With facsimile of daughter's inscription on title page. Reprint of a vivid 882 first-person account of a jeweler who seriously pursued the hobby of competition rifle-shooting. Gilt coat of arms on cover. Very tight and clean. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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18 Fears, J. Wayne Hunting Whitetails Successfully
Minneapolis North American Hunting Club 1996 25th Printing Leatherette Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
206 pp. Brown leatherette cover with fully intact gilt lettering and logo, plus color photo of a buck. Nearly new, no markings, decorative endpapers. With index. Numerous b&w photos. Comprehensive guide to deer hunting techniques. Part of the Hunter's Information Series published by the North American Hunting Club. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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19 Feinstein, John A Season Inside: One Year in College Basketball
NY Villard Books 1988 Stated First Edition. Cloth & Boards Near Fine Very Good Book 
464 pp. A couple of small stray dots on fore edge and top edge, otherwise clean. Still tight, crisp, slight rippling of dj's top edge. An insider's view of the 1987-88 college basketball season. Author is a Washington Post sportswriter and frequent commentator on National Public Radio. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.50 USD
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20 Finley, Lori Mountain Biking the Southeast
Helena, Montana Falcon Press 1996 1560444541 / 9781560444541 Reprint. Trade Paperback Verty Good + No Jacket Book 
240 pp., plus 59 maps illustrating 59 routes throughout Florida, and coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Part of Dennis Coello's America by Mountain Bike series.Numerous b&w photos. A guide to trail conditions and sightseeing opportunities in the low-altitude landscape of the Southeast. Formerly titled "The Mountain Biker's Guide to the Southeast." Still close to new, lightly thumbed. No markings in text. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
Price: 3.70 USD
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