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YEA ARGOS, 1951 Official Programme (Program)

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Toronto, Argonaut Football Club Limited: 1951

Seller ID: 015437

Condition: Good

The official Toronto Argonauts programme for the October 20, 1951 game between the Argos and the Montreal Alouettes. Contains a few brief articles, a lot of ads (including some cigarette ads from a time when it was cool to smoke), and a multitude of photographs of such folks as coach Frank Clair, Argos legend Nobby Wirkowski, Oatten Fisher, Ulysses Curtis, and the rest of the double-blue crew. 56 pages, copiously illustrated, cover drawing by John Roberts. Light cover soil, uneven 1" tear to fore-edge of front cover, cover detached at bottom staple (and maybe at the top staple, too, if ... View more info

Cleveland Browns A to Z

By: Gordon, Roger

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Champaign, Sports Publishing LLC: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015553

ISBN: 1-58261-240-4

Condition: Near Fine

From the front flap: "A must-have book for any Cleveland Browns fan, 'Cleveland Browns A-Z' contains hundreds of facts and statistics, painstakingly compiled into alphabetical order. This book is a complete history of the tradition-filled franchise and includes more than 500 different items of interest." Black boards w/gilt spine lettering, 230 pages, illustrated. A nice copy/ View more info

THE CORNER BACK, A Novel of Professional Football

By: Maule, Tex (pseudonym of Hamilton Prieleaux Bee Maule)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015531

Condition: Very Good

Fiction. Maule's sixth novel of professional football. In this one, a fifth-year corner back with the Los Angeles Rams (they may be the St. Louis Rams now, but in a just universe they'd still be in L.A.) becomes suspicious of "a menace that threatens not only himself and his teammates but the whole National Football League. Who is this friendly neighbor, so eager to supply steaks for cook-outs, so solicitous about the health and prospects of the team?" (I'm thinking we've got a bet or two going, here). Pale green cloth w/black spine lettering, 200 pages. Gently bumped/lightly worn... View more info

The Football Gravy Train

By: O'Rourke, Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes & Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015443

Condition: Very Good

Fiction. Tells the story of a young man with an athletic scholarship "driven by pressure from all sides to put football ahead of his studies, to throw away a future career for a present victory." Burgundy cloth w/orange spine lettering, 182 pages, cover illustration by Calabrese. A bit of slant, tanning, faint dampstaining to bottom edge, in price-clipped dust jacket w/some edgewear/light chipping, sticker pull to top right corner of front panel, a bit of dampstaining to bottom of rear panel. Can be a difficult title to find in a dust jacket. View more info

Image for THIRD AND LONG, Inside the CFL


By: Thomas, Willie

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Saskatoon, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016257

ISBN: 0-88833-230-0

Condition: Very Good

Beginning with his rookie year as a Calgary Stampeder, and finishing with the Montreal Alouettes, Thomas tells his story as a CFLer. Blue cloth w/grey spine lettering, 169 pages. Light edgewear, in dust jacket w/light rubbing, impressions to top right corner (sticker removal). View more info