1933 Hardbound “Who’s Who in Major League Baseball."
Lot 479. 1933 Hardbound “Who’s Who in Major League Baseball." Published by Grover C. Buxton of Chicago and compiled by sportswriter Harold (Speed) Johnson, this scarce reference is what every annual should be. Consisting of 544-pages, this hardcover publication devotes a full page to several hundred baseball players. Each player is represented by a large photo. In addition, the publication provides the player’s complete record and a biographical sketch with career highlights. The “Who’s Who” starts with Earl “Sparky” Adams and ends with Tom Zachary. Judge Landis, managers, owners and other personalities also are profiled. The violet hardcover, without a dust jacket, is vg-ex with wear at the corners. Inside, “Bob Wilson 1933” is written neatly in black ink on the fly leaf, and “Bob Wilson” is again written - neatly but in pencil - on the first title page. Otherwise, the contents are vg-ex to vg+ to ex. Scarce and desirable. Winning Bid $92.