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Booklets: National Federation/NCAA

The National Federation of State High School Athletic Associations and the NCAA spent so much time producing booklets, it is a wonder they got anything else done! Because of this, I had to make it its own category.

Basketball Play Situations 1935-36
Basketball Play Situations 1937-38
Basketball Play Situations 1939-40
Basketball Play Situations 1940-41
Basketball Play Situations 1941-42
Basketball Play Situations 1942-43
Basketball Play Situations 1943-44
Basketball Play Situations 1944-45
Basketball Play Situations 1945-46
Basketball Play Situations 1946-47
Basketball Play Situations 1947-48
Basketball Rule Book - 1933-34
Basketball Rule Book - 1934-35
Basketball Rule Book - 1936-37
Basketball Rule Book - 1937-38
Basketball Rule Book - 1938-39
Basketball Rule Book - 1939-40
Basketball Rule Book - 1940-41
Basketball Rule Book - 1941-42
Basketball Rule Book - 1942-43
Basketball Rule Book - 1943-44
Basketball Rule Book - 1944-45
Basketball Rule Book - 1945-46
Basketball Rule Book - 1946-47

My Most Recent Blogs

Story-paper Tabloids - Feb. 28, 2017

You may be familiar with the term pulp, used to describe some of the older, cheaply made periodicals from many years ago. However, the term "story-paper tabloid" may not be as common. Story-paper tabloids are similar to pulps in the low quality of the materials used, but differ in their format and size. Produced using cheat wood pulp paper, they ...

Seldom seen Clark Candy Cards! - June 19, 2016

Recently, I was lucky enough to find 10 of the 16 cards from the 1954 Clark Candy basketball set. These cards are quite rare and seldom seen, even by advanced basketball collectors.

Rare Album Postcard Acquired - March 1, 2016

Recently, I came across a surprising find - the 1928 Cuban Aguilitas Album Redemption postcard. When I've seen these in the past, they have always been baseball related. This one is basketball themed and shows the same image as card #397, the HNOS Maristas. The seller of this item said he found it in Cuba three decades ago. It is a nice and une...

The rarest card ever in vintage basketball - C.A. Briggs - Feb. 7, 2016

On January 20, 2016, the 1933 C.A. Briggs card was added to the collection. I am excited to share info about this card with all of you. While there are many rare items in our hobby, speaking specifically about cards, this is probably at the very top of the list in terms of rarity. Take a few minutes to read a little more a...

My Favorite Items

1933 C.A. Briggs Basketball
B33 Basket Ball Flannels 1912
Basket Ball Rules for 1893
Hamilton King L5 Leather 1912
Ken-Wel Advertising 1920
Naismith's Phog Allen Portrait Print 1936
Spalding Men - 1896
Spalding Men - 1899/1900
Spalding Women - 1901