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1939-2005 Multi-Sport Publication Lot of (76) with Bill Russell in NCAA Championship

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Marvel at the wide world of sports with this assortment of (76) vintage to modern multi-sport publications. Populated with issues from a variety of major sports, this group covers a lot of territory in featuring both important events and legendary stars. In an addition to an exciting array of magazines, programs, guides and instructional manuals, this bundle also includes a few pieces of Chicago White Sox memorabilia. 


Highlights are:

3/22-23/56 NCAA Basketball Championship "Final Four" with Bill Russell and the University of San Francisco in the second of back to back national champion seasons; (VG-EX) due to an unobtrusive vertical compacting fold, otherwise presents better

1996 NCAA Basketball Championship "Final Four" program (NM)

1952-1953 Harlem Globetrotters program (EX)

1958 Dell Basketball magazine with Wilt Chamberlain/Kansas cover (EX)

1960-1961 Complete Basketball magazine with Wilt Chamberlain/Philadelphia Warriors cover (NM)

1959 Converse Basketball Yearbook (EX)

1961 Converse Basketball Yearbook (EX)

11/7/43 Wrigley Field football program with Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers (VG)

1954 Chicago White Sox yearbook (VG-EX)

1956 U.S. Olympic Team Trials basketball program (EX)

1953 World Tennis Championship program; (VG-EX) due to corner wear, presents better with vivid colors

2005 U.S. Open Championship golf program

c.1950 Chicago White Sox full-size pennant with stadium scene applique (EX-MT) with deference to typical pinholes. Attached to white accent stripe at left are (2) pins with "Luke Appling" (NM) and "Chicago White Sox" (EX-MT).

Chicago White Sox 5 x 6-1/2" "SOX" patch (EX-MT) with deference to some minor soiling


Also present are:

(10) Basketball programs average (EX to NM): 1954 NCAA "Eastern Regional Playoffs"; 1962 NCCA Tournament "Mideast regional; 1974 NCAA Tournament "First Round"; 1976 NCAA Tournament "First Round"; 1986 NCAA Tournament "First and Second Rounds"; 2/26/66 Bradley vs Tulsa; 2/15-16/68 "North-South" doubleheader; 1969-1970 San Francisco Warriors; 3/18/80 LA Lakers vs Golden State Warriors; 12/4/89 Orlando Magic vs Portland Trailblazers

(9) Basketball magazines: 1952 Sport's Review Basketball (FR); 1957 Street and Smith's Yearbook (GD); 1957 Dell Basketball (GD); 1958 Street and Smith's Yearbook (VG+); 1921 Basketball Yearbook (VG-EX); 1962 Basketball Yearbook (VG-EX); 2/62 Complete Sports with Oscar Robertson presents VG detail with deference to 50% loss of back cover; 1963 Basketball with Jerry West (VG-EX); 1964 Basketball (EX)

(4) Baseball programs range (VG-EX to NM): (2) 1967 Atlanta Braves; (2) 1985 NY Yankees

(1) 1982 Chicago White Sox yearbook (NM+)

(10) Baseball magazines: 1950 Complete Baseball with Ted Williams cover (VG); 1958 Sports All-Stars with Warren Spahn (VG-EX); 1959 Dell Baseball Stars with Spahn (GD); 7-9/59 Dell Sports with Mickey Mantle (VG); 1960 Street and Smith's Yearbook with Nellie Fox and Luis Aparicio (VG-EX+); 2/61 Sport (EX) with small spine split; 4/61 Sport with Frank Howard (EX); 8/61 Dell Sports (EX); 1962 Street and Smith's Yearbook with Roger Maris (VG-EX+); 6/62 Dell Sports (VG+)

(2) Football programs: 9/22/57 Ninth A.F. Commanders vs Fort Lee Travelers (VG); 11/28/57 Marine Corps Schools vs Fort Lee (VG-EX+)

(3) Sports Illustrated: 9/28/59 "World Series Preview" with White Sox team photo cover (VG); 12/11/61 (VG); 12/1/69 with Pete Maravich (VG-EX)

(2) Multi-Sport magazines: 1951's Ten Best Athletes (PR) cover absent; 1962 Sport Annual (VG)

(19) Guides/Manuals: 1939 Major League Baseball (GD); 1946 Famous Slugger Yearbook (VG); 1947 Dell Major League Baseball (VG-EX); 1948 Famous Slugger Yearbook (GD); 1948 Dell Football presents VG-EX detail with deference to 10% surface loss on back cover; 1948 How Champions Play Baseball (FR) front cover detached, back cover absent; c.1952 How To Improve Your Basketball (EX+); 1950s Quaker Oats How To Star in Basketball (EX); 1953 100 Drills for Teaching Basketball (EX-MT); 1950s Keds Handbook of Sports (VG-EX); 1957 Rawlings Intramural Handbook (EX-MT+); (2) 1957-1958 Seal-O-San Basketball Coaches Digest (VG-EX, VG); 1958 NCAA Official Record Book (VG); 1960 NCAA Official record Book (PR) front cover absent; 1962 NCAA Official Record Book (VG); 1968 Sports Guide Series Baseball Guide (VG-EX); 1972 Illustrated Digest of Pro Basketball (EX-MT); 1960s Cramer's of Gardner, KS A Training Room Manual (VG-EX)

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