3 Baseball Publications Loaded with Player Photos - 1956, 1961 and 1971.
Lot 474. 3 Baseball Publications Loaded with Player Photos - 1956, 1961 and 1971. All photos are black & white. The 5” x 7” 1956 issue of “Baseball Pictorial”, from William M. Jacobellis, advertises “800 Photos of Every Major Leaguer” on the front cover, which pictures Aaron, Kluszewski, Mantle, Musial, Pierce, Score and Snider. The 1955 World Champion Brooklyn Dodgers team is inside the front cover, and the A.L. Champion New York Yankees, inside the back cover. The 98-page publication has at least five pages of photos for each Major League team. The inside pages show photos throughout of major league ballplayers. G overall with the front and back pages connected but separated from the pages, which are ex. In 1961 JKW Sports Publications launched its series of sports “Photo Albums.” Volume 1 of the “Old Timer’s Baseball Photo Album” presents more than 300 photos, including Anson, Cobb, DiMaggio, Gehrig, Mathewson, Ruth, Wagner and others on the front cover. It contains “Over 300 Collector’s Item Photos of Famous Old Timers from the 1890’s on” in an 8.5” x 11.5” format. Among the players shown inside are Cochrane, Dean, Feller, Foxx, Greenberg, Grove, Hornsby, Hubbell, Joe Jackson, Walter Johnson, Ott, Paige, Reese, Rizzuto, Thorpe and Cy Young. Ex with ex-m to nm inside pages. Volume 4 of the “Old Timer’s Photo Album,” in the same format as Volume 1, also has more than 300 photos. Berra, Ford, Koufax, Mantle and Spahn and others are on the front cover along with others, and Colavito, Fox, LaSorda, Maris, Mathews and Roberts are among the stars inside. Vg-ex cover with nm to nm-m pages. Winning Bid $30.