Reach American League BaseBall Guide for 1936 (Bill Veeck's Personal Copy)
Price: 85.00 USD
Phila: A.J. Reach, 1936. Rebound in green cloth-covered hardcovers with original illustrated covers bound in. 329 pps. plus illustrated ads for player model gloves, masks, bats. With 48 page rule book supplement. Illustrated throughout with photographs including scenes from the 1935 World Series between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs, collages of players from each team, etc. Guide is in generally excellent condition; there is some corner dampstaining to the new endpapers of the hardcovers but this does not affect the guide itself. BASEBALL HALL OF FAMER BILL VEECK'S PERSONAL COPY WITH THE STAMP BEARING FACSIMILE SIGNATURES OF HIMSELF AND HIS WIFE MARY FRANCES, LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM CORNER OF THE REAR PASTEDOWN. This guide was deaccessioned from the Office of The Commissioner of Baseball and the Office of the American League President; it was deemed superfluous when the league offices were absorbed into the Commissioner's Office in the 1990s.