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“THE MOST SHADOWY PLAYER IN THE HISTORY OF BASEBALL”

(BERG, Morris “Moe”) BERG, Moe. Selections from American Poetry. Boston, 1915.

American literature textbook belonging to major league baseball player and OSS spy Moe Berg, “the one person qualified to sneak into Europe to determine the likelihood of a German A-bomb,” signed by him multiple times. $1600.

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OWNED AND ANNOTATED BY MAJOR LEAGUE BALLPLAYER AND O.S.S. SPY MOE BERG

(BERG, Morris “Moe”) OKAKURA, Yoshisaburo. The Japanese Spirit. New York, 1905.

First edition of these lectures on Japanese history and culture, the copy belonging to major league baseball player and O.S.S. officer Morris “Moe” Berg, with his ownership stamps and extensive pencil markings, signed also by his sister. $1600.

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WORLD WAR II-ERA ESPIONAGE NOVEL OWNED AND ANNOTATED BY MAJOR LEAGUE BALLPLAYER AND O.S.S. SPY MOE BERG

(BERG, Morris “Moe”) NASON, Leonard H. Contact Mercury. Garden City, 1946.

First edition of this espionage novel, the copy belonging to major league baseball player and O.S.S. officer Morris “Moe” Berg, with his ownership stamps and pencil markings, also signed by his sister. $1500.

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SIGNED BY MICKEY MANTLE

MANTLE, Mickey and HERSKOWITZ, Mickey. All My Octobers. New York, 1994. First edition of Mantle’s bestselling memoir of his 12 World Series appearances, illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photographs, signed on the title page by him. $1250.

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“I WOULD AS SOON BE KILLED ON A BASEBALL FIELD AS ANYWHERE ELSE”

JOHNSON, Harry (“Steamboat”). Standing the Gaff. Nashville, 1935.

First edition of the first book-length life of an umpire, illustrated with five photographs, inscribed, “Best Wishes to Jack Hessen from “Steamboat” Johnson, Umpire, Southern League.” $1100.

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THE FIRST BASEBALL BIOGRAPHY:
CHICAGO SUPERSTAR “CAP” ANSON’S REMINISCENCES, 1900

ANSON, Adrian C. Ball Player"s Career. Chicago, 1900.

First edition of “the personal experiences and reminiscences” of the captain and manager of the 1880s and ’90s Chicago White Stockings, including an account of the 1889 world tour. $950.

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