6 “Baseball Magazines” 1946-54, and 32 Player Photos from Inside the Magazine.
Lot 251. 6 “Baseball Magazines” 1946-54, and 32 Player Photos from Inside the Magazine. Catcher Rick Ferrell and Roger Wolff, Dutch Leonard and Mickey Haefner share the cover of the May 1944 issue; covers loose, pages intact, f-g. The condition of the Feb. 1946 issue, which has an action photo on the cover, is the same. The May 1946 issue has Lou Boudreau and Bob Feller on the front cover, which is almost separated from the pages. G overall with vg-ex pages. Ray Coleman of the St. Louis Browns, umpire Bill McKinley and other players are in an action scene on the Jan. 1948 cover. The front cover has separated and the back cover is loose; the magazine is complete and g. Tommy Henrich, Casey Stengel and Johnny Mize share the cover of the March 1950 issue. Inside is an article on Robin Roberts. Vg+ to ex. The World Series is the focus of the Oct. 1954 issue. It has a sketch of Bob Feller on the cover and contains articles by Shirley Povich, Frank Graham, Tom Meany, Lee Allen and Christy Walsh. Vg-ex. Eight player photos from the inside of front or back covers, all nicely trimmed to include the red border, range from f to ex+ and average vg+. The players are Cy Blanton, George Gibson, Charlie Hargreaves, Babe Herman, Dan MacFayden, Fred Schulte, Pie Traynor and Arky Vaughan. The other photos are trimmed to approximately 7.25” x 9.5”, have pin holes in the corners and are free of significant creases. HoF players are Bob Feller, Whitey Ford and Ralph Kiner. Also, Avila, Brecheen, Brissie, Carrasquel, Easter, Garver, Sid Gordon, Hutchinson, Sheldon Jones, Keltner, Kinder, Konstanty, Lockman, Marshall, Russ Meyer, Cass Michaels, Rolfe, Rosen, Stanky, Suder, Wertz, Westrum and Wyrostek. Some cover photos on the opposite side of these photos are interesting. They include Walter Johnson; Connie Mack, Joe Cronin and others; Mack; Ted Williams and three other Red Sox; and Warren Spahn and three other Boston Braves. Winning Bid $25.