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ALL AMERICAN BASEBALL GAME
1962 edition



This is a pretty detailed basic baseball strategy game.   It was endorsed by William McKechnie of the Baseball Hall of Fame and C.O. Brown (then President of the American Amateur Baseball Congress) and others.   It is a charts and dice game where the play result is derived from whichever chart corresponds to the present base-runner/manager strategy situation.   Managers select their lineups from a team of players who have varying skills.  

all american baseball game parts

The game parts are in EXCELLENT condition.  The game is 100% complete with all parts accounted for.  It appears that the game was hardly played with at all.  There are some paper pieces that have suffered age-related tanning.  Otherwise it looks brand new.  Overall I would grade the game parts 7-8 on a 10 scale (see condition guide below).  

all american baseball game box

The game box is in EXCELLENT condition.  Nice clean box.  No splits, stains or writing.  Just a little bit of caving from having another game stacked on top.  I would grade it a 8 on a 10 scale (see condition guide below).


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CONDITION GUIDE: 

MINT (10):
 I will only give this grade to brand new, unused items. NEAR MINT (9):  Shows virtually no use.  Seldom if ever played.   Perhaps some very light handling creases to the instructions or other minor flaws with the game parts.  Boxes will have only the slightest hint of shelf wear.   EXCELLENT (7-8): The game has seen some use but it was obviously well taken care of.  Game parts might have some light handling creases or other signs of careful use.  Board might have just a hint of color loss or dented corners.  Boxes will have light rubbing to the artwork or perhaps some minor dishing or a very light stain.   VERY GOOD (5-6):  The game was not especially well cared for but it still has faired pretty well.  Game parts will show obvious use but nothing will be torn, badly stained or have any serious damage.  Box may have some rubbing, light staining, dishing, 1 or 2 neatly split corners, minor writing and/or a few pieces of tape.  No major structural damage and artwork will still be generally attractive.  GOOD (3-4): Obviously no care was taken with the game but it is still playable as is.  Game parts show considerable use but the game is complete with all parts in usable condition.  Box may have staining, writing, split corners, dishing and/or other structural damage but it will be intact and still usable.   POOR (1-2):  Only suitable to fill a space in your collection.  Game will be missing parts (these will be noted).  Box will have serious damage and may be missing aprons or badly torn.

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