A 23 book original series written by Clair Bee included 8 basketball themed books. Championship Ball #2 was the first book from 1948. Other basketball books in the series include Hoops Crazy #5 - 1950, Backboard Fever #10 - 1953, Tournament Crisis #14 - 1957, HardCourt Upset #15 - 1957, Backcourt Ace #19 - 1961, Buzzer Basket #20 - 1962, and Comeback Cagers #21 - 1963. Please reference each individual book for information on first printings.
Chip Hilton Series Books - Clair Bee
Grosset and Dunlap