(n. p.): A. G. Spalding & Bros. [1934 - 1936]. Unpaginated, though 48 pp. "How to Score a Base Ball Game", p. 48. Paste-downs Spalding adverts. Oblong format: 5-1/2" x 7-3/8". Original publisher's pebbled blue cloth binding, with gilt title stamping to front board. Gilt lettering a bit dull. Age-toning to paper. Overall, a VG [or better] item. Item #40149
This scorebook from the mid-30s, and was used to record [primarily] games from the Pacific Coast League... the first scores a game between Sacramento & Hollywood, played in Los Angeles July 8, 1934. Next comes Sacramento vs Oakland, played in Oakland July 15, 1934. A total of 23 games are scored, including the October 3rd & 4th 1936 World Series games between the New York Giants and the New York Yankees... Gerhig hit a home run in each of these two games, and such is herein recorded. Further, this the first World Series played by the young phenom, Joe DiMaggio.
All-in-all, a desirable piece of baseball history.