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1949-1953 Baseball Gold Age Comic Book Lot of (21) with Jackie Robinson Partial Set of (4/6)

Lot Number 453

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With super-heroes and cartoon characters firmly entrenched as mainstays of the comic book genre, the industry turned to sports in the late-1940s and early 1950s with real-life heroes playing the starring roles. Witness this post-war craze with this lot of (21) 1949-1953 baseball themed comics. Major League players such as Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays, Yogi Berra and other diamond brights fill out the pages of these Gold Age classic issues, which average in respectable grades of (GD to VG) with just one lesser as noted below. The list of included issues is as follows:


Jackie Robinson partial run of (4/6) published by Fawcett ranging (GD to VG) with #3, #4, #5, #6, all feature Robinson real photo covers and the last two issues have full page photos on the back cover

The Pride of the Yankees: The Life of Lou Gehrig published by Magazine Enterprises (GD-VG) with Gehrig batting pose cover photo

The Amazing Willie Mays published by Famous Funnies (GD+) cover is detached at top staple only and spine has a 1" split, cover has an art image of Mays

Home Run #3 published by Magazine Enterprises (VG) with Stan Musial batting pose cover photo

(5) Baseball Hero published by Fawcett average (GD-VG) with: Yogi Berra, Larry Doby, Don Newcombe, Phil Rizzuto (FR, detached cover with spine splits) and Eddie Stanky, all feature player real photo front covers and full page back photo covers

(2) Thrilling True Story of the Baseball... published by Fawcett with the Giants and the Yankees, both (GD-VG) with multi-player front covers and team photo back covers

Babe Ruth Sports #9 published by Harvey (GD) with art cover

Baseball Heroes published by Fawcett (GD) with multi=player photo cover including Ruth and Gehrig

(2) Baseball Thrills published by Ziff-Davis with #2 (GD-) and #10 (GD-VG), both have art covers

(2) Bill Stern's Sport Book published by Ziff-Davis with #2 and #10 both (VG) with art covers

Sport Thrills #13 published by Star (GD) with art cover

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