The Baseball Bibliography

The Baseball Bibliography

Author: Myron J. Smith

Publisher: McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub

ISBN: UOM:39015069290271

Category: Reference

Page: 1718

View: 242

"With over 57,000 entries, this two-volume set is the most comprehensive non-electronic, non-database, print bibliography on any American sport. Represented here are books and monographs, scholarly papers, government documents, doctoral dissertations, mas
Categories: Reference

Babe Ruth and the Creation of the Celebrity Athlete

Babe Ruth and the Creation of the Celebrity Athlete

When the baseball objects took off in popularity, the first Beckett Baseball Card
Monthly, a pricing guide, was published in ... Bob Engel, stole 4,180 baseball
cards, a 1990 theft that cost him his job when he pleaded no contest.14 With a
Ruth baseball ball selling in 1998 for ... 15 To demonstrate the financial aspect of
collecting, the 33rd annual National Sports Collectors Convention was held in
2012 and ...

Author: Thomas Barthel

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476665320

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 286

View: 848

"Much has been written about Ruth, but as someone who teaches sports marketing, I really appreciate the angle taken by Barthel, who reveals how the most marketable athlete of his day parlayed great celebrity into business opportunities. This book has much to offer baseball fans and marketing scholars alike."—John Fortunato, author of Sports Sponsorship: Principles and Practices and Commissioner: The Legacy of Pete Rozelle. From his first year in the majors, George Herman "Babe" Ruth knew he could profit from celebrity. Babe Ruth Cigars in 1915 marked his first attempt to cash in. Traded to the Yankees in 1920, he soon signed with Christy Walsh, baseball's first publicity agent. Walsh realized that stories of great deeds in sports were a commodity, and in 1921 sold Ruth's ghostwritten byline to a newspaper syndicate for $15,000 ($187,000 today). Ruth hit home runs while Walsh's writers made him a hero, crafting his public image as a lovable scalawag. Were the stories true? It didn't matter--they sold. Many survive but have never been scrutinized until now. Drawing on primary sources, this book examines the stories, separating exaggerated facts from clear falsehoods. This book traces Ruth's ascendance as the first great media-created superstar and celebrity product endorser.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Ulrich s International Periodicals Directory

Ulrich s International Periodicals Directory

33 ( foreign £ 43 ) ( effective 1999 ) ; newsstand price : £ 2.75 . Model Activity
Press Ltd. , 5 George ... 796.075 796.357 US ISSN 1083-5199 GV875.3
BECKETT BASEBALL CARD PRICE GUIDE . a . , no.21 , 1999 . $ 19.95 (
effective 1999 ) .

Author: Carolyn Farquhar Ulrich

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105018743026

Category: Periodicals

Page:

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Categories: Periodicals

The Baseball Card Price List

The Baseball Card Price List

James Beckett. COMMON CARD (16-30) .... COMMON CARD (31-75) .... □ 1 Ed
Kranepool □ 2 Pete Rose □ 3 Cleon ... 33 Willie McCovey 25.00 □ 34 Mike
Epstein 6.50 □ 35 Paul Blair 6.50 □ 36A Gary Nolan 7.50 (No 1970 date) □ 36B
 ...

Author: James Beckett

Publisher: House of Collectibles

ISBN: 1887432116

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page:

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Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture 2011 2012

The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture  2011  2012

... L. Oliver, and Robert M. Regoli, “Race, Performance, and Baseball Card
Values,” Journal ofSport and Social Issues 29, no. ... As collectibles, baseball
cards are not as liquid as financial instruments (checking account balances,
stocks, bonds, etc.). 23. Beckett, Official Price Guide. ... 33. Nardinelli and Simon
include measures for wins, losses, saves, complete games, earned runs,
strikeouts, walks, ...

Author: William M. Simons

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476602738

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

View: 894

The 2011–2012 volume in the Cooperstown Symposium series is a collection of new scholarly essays that use baseball to examine topics whose import extends beyond the ballpark. The essays represent 16 of the leading presentations from the two most recent proceedings of the annual Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, held on June 1–4, 2011, and May 30–June 1, 2012. The essays are divided into six parts. “Baseball History, Myth, and the American Past” considers the distinction between reality and remembrance. “Decade of Transition: The 1960s in Baseball and America” explores a critical passage in the evolution of the nation and the game. “Baseball Economics: Owners, Profits, and the Public” provides perspectives on sports as business. “Out of the Bleachers: Women Umpiring and Playing” links the game to those who participate and care about it despite the expectations of atavistic gender roles. “Casting the Game: Stage and Screen” examines theatrical and cinematic treatments of baseball. Part 6, “Game of Numbers: Statistical Baseball,” examines the sport and its artifacts quantitatively.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Baseball Card Price Guide

Baseball Card Price Guide

Author: Sports Collectors Digest

Publisher: Krause Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 0896892980

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 1248

View: 759

Prices and identifies thousands of baseball cards, including rookie card designations, card gradings, and information about autographs, jerseys, and bat inserts.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

Beckett Football Card Price Guide

Beckett Football Card Price Guide

Author: James Beckett

Publisher:

ISBN: 1930692005

Category: Reference

Page: 800

View: 384

The new edition of this popular annual guide features more than 4,000 football card sets checklisted and priced. Virtually every football card ever produced! Prices and listings cover the years from 1894 to present. Includes cards from NFL, CFL, USFL, colleges.
Categories: Reference

Official Beckett Price Guide to Baseball Cards 2004

Official Beckett Price Guide to Baseball Cards 2004

Author: James Beckett

Publisher: House of Collectibles

ISBN: 0375720553

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 624

View: 877

The exhaustive price guide covers all cards issued from 1948 to the present, featuring a glossary of terms, illustrated entries, an inventory checklist, more than 290,000 prices for individual cards and sets in various grading categories, and helpful tips on buying, selling, and collecting cards. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

American Popular Culture

American Popular Culture

It functions as a valuable cross - reference to standard price guide volumes .
Collecting - Sports and Recreation - Basketball Handbooks 30 . Beckett , James .
The Sport Americana Basketball Card Price Guide & Alphabetical Checklist . No .
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Author: Frank W. Hoffmann

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: STANFORD:36105009818662

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 286

View: 202

Organized by types of information sources, the book selectively covers guides to the literature of popular culture, including general and subject encyclopedias; subject dictionaries; handbooks and manuals; biographical compilations; directories, indexes, and abstracts; bibliographies, discographies, and videographies; and supplemental sources (e.g., periodicals, research centers, associations). Each section is arranged by subject: general; popular arts (e.g., music, fine arts); mass media (e.g., radio, computers); folkways/oral tradition; and fads, events, trends, and other social phenomena. Selective rather than comprehensive, the book offers entries with descriptive and sometimes evaluative annotations. Essential as a research tool in academic and public libraries, this guide will also be useful in collection development.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Official Guide to Flea Market Prices

Official Guide to Flea Market Prices

Author: Harry Rinker

Publisher: House of Collectibles

ISBN: 0609807722

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 512

View: 240

Provides information on identifying, finding, and evaluating flea markets and their offerings, listing current prices for thousands of collectibles, including pottery, toys, books, glassware, buttons, posters, and memoribilia.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

Basketball Card Price Guide

Basketball Card Price Guide

Author: James Beckett

Publisher: House of Collectibles

ISBN: 0676600832

Category: Basketball cards

Page: 512

View: 735

Dr. James Beckett, the world's leading expert on sports card collecting, slam-dunks the competition with his newly updated guide to collectible basketball cards. Here are complete listings of every card issued from 1948 to 1997, featuring such series as Collector's Choice, Finest, Flair, Fleer, Hoops, Jam Session, Skybox, SP Championship, Stadium Club, Star, Topps, Ultra, and more. Photos throughout.
Categories: Basketball cards

Sport Americana

Sport Americana

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Author: James Beckett

Publisher: Edgewater Books Distribution

ISBN: 093742465X

Category: Art

Page: 1120

View: 509

A manufacturer-by-manufacturer guide to baseball cards lists current prices and provides tips in collecting them
Categories: Art

The Official 1998 Price Guide to Baseball Cards

The Official 1998 Price Guide to Baseball Cards

Author: James Beckett

Publisher: House of Collectibles

ISBN: 0676600506

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 859

View: 789

Discusses collecting baseball cards and gives prices for complete card sets and individual cards since 1948
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles