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1941-1969 Sporting News Baseball Register Complete Run (29 Issues) plus 5 Duplicates

Lot Number 563

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An intriguing collection of the popular Sporting News publication, with duplicates of 1943, 1953 and 1965; a triplicate of 1954; and a few re-bound copies that once belonged to baseball notables. In terms of key cover figures, there's Joe DiMaggio (1942, 1950), Billy Southworth (1945), Walter Johnson (1947), Ken Boyer (1965), Sandy Koufax (1966), Frank/Brooks Robinson (1967, with Clemente back cover), Jim Lonborg/Elston Howard/Dick Williams (1968) and Willie Horton (1969). The re-bound copies with embossed names feature Cardinals owner Sam Breadon (1943); Hall of Famer and AL President Joe Cronin (1956); and Cardinals owner/U.S. Postmaster General Robert Hannegan. Other bound copies without names are 1943 and 1953. Condition averages VG overall with the 1941 2nd issue and 1942 3rd issue being GD/VG.



 
 
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