12 Editions of “Carmichael’s Who’s Who in Major Leagues” - 1937-42 and 1944-49.
Lot 481. 12 Editions of “Carmichael’s Who’s Who in Major Leagues” - 1937-42 and 1944-49. The editions for 1937, 1945 and 1948 are hardcovers with dust jackets. The other books are softcovers. These books contain season records, many player photos and brief biographies or summaries of season achievements. Speed Johnson edited the 1937 edition; John Carmichael is the editor for the others. All are published by B. E. Callahan, and all contain George Burke photos. 1937, hardcover with Gehrig, Dizzy Dean, Hubbell, Grove and Paul Waner on the dust jacket; vg 170-page book with a fair dust jacket. 1938, Joe DiMaggio, Gehringer, Gomez, Hartnett, Hubbell and Medwick on the front cover; vg, 166 pages. 1939, commemorates baseball’s centennial, 128 pages, vg-ex. 1940, Joe DiMaggio, Mize and Grove on the front cover, 1939 World Champions Yankees on the back, 128 pages, vg+ to ex with better pages. 1941, World Series managers, including Bill McKechnie, on the front cover and World Champion Reds on the back; ex, 128 pages. 1942, illustration on the front cover, World Champion Yankees on the back, 128 pages, ex. 1944, 128 pages, ex. 1945, 96-page ex hardcover with Newhouser, Stirnweiss and the World Champion Cardinals on the vg dust jacket. 1946, cover with photos of 28 players who served in World War II, including Joe DiMaggio, Feller, Mize, Reese and Ted Williams; vg-ex to ex, 96 pages. 1947, Musial, Newhouser, Pollet and Vernon on the cover, World Champion Cardinals on the back, 96 pages, vg-ex. 1948, ex hardcover, Jackie Robinson pictured inside as N.L. Rookie of the Year, 104-pages, vg-ex dust jacket. 1949, Enos Slaughter and others on the cover, vg-ex. Winning Bid $50.