Lot 488. 8 Vintage Sports Books for Youth – 5 Football, 2 Track & Field, 1 Baseball. Four of these books, all hardbacks with illustrated covers and without dust jackets, are 1930s pocket-sized 4.5” x 5.25” novels from Saalfield Publishing. The three football books from this publisher are “Stan Kent Captain” by William Heyliger, 1937, illustrated by Louis G. Schroeder, g-vg with the covers connected but separated from the pages and text missing from the spine. “West Point on the Gridiron,” Kennedy Lyons, 1936, illustrated by Charles H. Towne, covers connected and separated from the pages, vg. And “Kelly King at Yale Hall,” Paschal Strong, 1936, illustrated by Robert A. Graeff, g-vg with the text strip along the spine detached but present. The fourth pocket-sized Saalfield book is from the world of track and field, “The Winged Four” by Lyons, 1937, illustrated by Schroeder, vg. The two other football books, both hardbacks, are the same, “Kickoff!” by Thomas Baldwin, Goldsmith Publishing, one vg with minor writing on the front end-page and one page inside, and the other, g-vg, with a pencil drawing inside the front cover, names on two blank pages, and two punch holes seven leafs. Baldwin also wrote “His Olympic Feat,” from Goldsmith, with track and field as the sport, vg+ book and g+ to vg dust jacket. The book on baseball is a paperback, “The Kid Comes Back,” by John R. Tunis, 1951, vg. Winning Bid $10.