Offered for sale is this rare WWII Booklet titled, Official Softball Rules of 1943, by Hillerich & Bradsby Company, the maker of Louisville Slugger Baseball Bats. The booklet has 48 pages giving the 1943 rules for playing softball along with some great black and white photos. Also there are 5 pages that show the different Louisville Softball Bats that can be used by both men and women.
There is also a team photo of the 1942 Men's World's Softball Champions, the Tulsa Oilers, and a team photo of the 1942 Women's World's Softball Champions, the Jax Brewers. There is a two page story on the History of Louisville Sluggers and how they are made along with a photo of J.A. Hillerich, the President of the Hillerich & Bradsby Company. The booklet measures 4¾" wide x 7 7/8" long x 1/8" thick.
**Condition: The front and back covers are in very good condition, very clean and bright, and the inside pages are in very good condition, very clean and bright. *Covers: There is minor edge wear and a crease mark at the bottom right front corner. There is stress to the spine on the back cover.
A fantastic piece of sports memorabilia to add to your collection or to give as a gift to someone that loves to play softball.
Item ID: 7807
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