Baseball Almanac highly recommends the following texts for all levels of collectors. Each has something unique to offer and each is a valuable resource of information. Please consider purchasing them here.
Baseball Autograph Collecting Books
Why buy It? This book covers all aspects of autograph collecting including celebrities and other sports. It is well written, easy to understand and extremely informative. Approximately 150 baseball autograph samples are included.
Why buy It? This book covers all aspects of baseball autograph collecting AND has the home address of every living major league ballplayer. It is updated every two years and it is the best way to write to the players of yesteryear.
Why buy It? A thoughtful, step-by-step guide to collecting sports autographs. Advice is given on such subjects as building a collection, collecting by mail, and protecting and storing collections. All in all, a nice book for the young or mature hobbyist.
Why buy It? This groundbreaking guide showcases two or more signatures from each of the 200-plus key players included, along with biographical information and the estimated value of each autograph.
Why buy It? The best-selling price guide to baseball memorabilia includes over 10,000 items with accurate updated prices on baseball magazines, balls, bats, gloves, autographs, pennants, pins plus a little of everything else!
Why buy It? The ultimate guide to baseball memorabilia from the top name in sports collectibles, this book helps fans evaluate childhood mementos, discover how much new items cost, and build a collection that's both emotionally gratifying and financially sound.
The Negro League Autograph Guide is far more than autographs as the biographies are short, compact and filled with interesting information.
The last two guides both contain nearly one-thousand photographs of items and each approaches the field as an investment versus a hobby.
The Baseball Autograph Collector's Handbook has every home address of every living player and is a terrific way to write players from teams of the past.