I picked up a few cool vintage items today. To view full-sized images, just click on the thumbnails!
Cuban baseball identification card from the “ASOCIACION NACIONAL DE PELOTEROS PROFESIONALES DE CUBA”, and signed by the Association President Orestes “Minnie” Minoso. ID card is dated Diciembre 10, de 1959
1951 Cuban baseball “Guia de Fanatico” (Fan Guide). 40 pages of photos, records, statistics, and advertising
1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, and 1938 Sporting News Record books
1949 Pacific Coast League News, Vol. 2, No. 9. 12 pages of photos and news. Front features PCL legend, Billy Raimondi, as well as Jack Graham, and Hillie Layne
1946 Winning Baseball by Ethan Allen Instructional Book. This is the 1st actual picture analysis of baseball fundamentals demonstrated by players like Al Lopez, Billy Herman, Ducky Medwick. There are 66 pages and contains a ton of old player photos.
Original 1947 Youngstown, Ohio Baseball team player release form. This was for a player named Patrick Aucoin. It is signed by Youngstown team president William J. Koval on the front and by Aucoin on the back.
1953 Baseball Major & Minor League Handbook. 14 page handbook includes all 1952 final standings for the Majors as well as the Southern, Texas, International, and Pacific Coast Leagues. Team photos for the Yankees and Dodgers along with complete 1953 schedules for all teams, major & minor and bio pages for 1952 MVP award winners Hank Sauer and Bobby Shantz