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1950s-1980s Philadelphia Phillies Signed Hardbound Books (5) Including "Whiz Kids" with Ashburn, Jones and Konstanty

Lot Number 916

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Headlining this quintet is a 1953 First Edition copy of Lieb and Baumgartner's Philadelphia Phillies, with "8-9"-strength signatures on the first flyleaf of Rich Ashburn, Otto Knabe, Del Ennis, Steve O'Neill, Willie Jones, Benny Bengough, Jack Mayo and Jim Konstanty. A period notation on the inside front cover references the book being a confirmation gift to a child. VG condition.


Condition of the remaining 4 hardbacks averages about VG-EX overall (with GD dust jackets) and "9-10" signatures:


1962 Rich Ashburn The Richie Ashburn Story (photo gallery page)

1964 Gene Mauch View from the Dugout (half title page)

1965 Jim Bunning The Story of Jim Bunning (half title page)

1987 Dick Bartell Rowdy Richard (first flyleaf)


Auction LOA from JSA.

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