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Baseball Games: Home Versions of the National Pastime, 1860s-1960s

Baseball Games: Home Versions of the National Pastime, 1860s-1960s

Mark Cooper with Douglas Congdon-Martin

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Baseball and board game collectors alike will be thrilled with this wonderful new book. Illustrated in full-color, it contains nearly every baseball board or table game produced from the 1860s to the 1960s. With the games reflecting the evolution of the National Pastime, this is a visual history of the game. Information about the games is included in accurate captions, and the context for the games in the history of the professional game is provided by the helpful text. There is a wealth of information for collectors, including tips on the dating of games and rating their condition. There is also a price guide to help the collector assess a fair value for the games.All in all this is an important new book for collectors and historians of the game. In a time when board games are giving way to the fast pace of computers, this is a delightful reminder of simpler times.All in all, this is an important new book for collectors and historians of the game. In a time when board games are giving way to the fast pace of computers, this is a delightful reminder of simpler times.Memorabilia from the National Pastime, also published by Schiffer Publishing.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 325 color photos & illus. | Price Guide | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780887407673 | Binding: hard cover

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Mark Cooper is a physician who has been collecting baseball artifacts for many years. Douglas Congdon-Martin is the co-author of Baseball Treasures: Memorabilia from the National Pastime, also published by Schiffer Publishing.