“Winning Baseball” by Ethan Allen, “The Science of Hitting” by Ted Williams, 3 More Books.
Lot 365. “Winning Baseball” by Ethan Allen, “The Science of Hitting” by Ted Williams, 3 More Books. The Allen and Williams books provide important fundamentals on playing baseball. Allen’s book, a 1942 first edition, is a 64-page 9” x 12” softcover published by McGraw-Hill. It is vg-ex and extensively illustrated. Allen was a center fielder and .300 career batter who played for six Major League teams, 1926-38. Williams’ book is a 1971 first printing 94-page hardcover, vg+ book and dust jacket. Williams is the focus of another book, “The Ted Williams Reader,” 1991 softcover, vg+, edited by Lawrence Baldassaro. The book has more than 30 articles on Williams by such writers as Bob Considine, Grantland Rice, Arthur Daley, Red Smith and John Updike. A 164-page softcover contains the “Major League Baseball Players Benefit Plan as amended April 1, 1980,” 164 pages, vg. Text is in English and Spanish. Also, “The Official Baseball Atlas, 1993 Edition,” 1993 Rand McNally 178-page softcover, ex-m. And a four-page brochure for the Ted Williams Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame in Hernando, FL, vg+ to ex. Minimum Bid $20.