1935 and 1936 “Who’s Who in Major League Football.”
Lot 248. 1935 and 1936 “Who’s Who in Major League Football.” These nicely produced annuals are from B. E. Callahan, publisher of most of the so-called “Carmichael” “Who’s Who in Major League Baseball.” The 1935 edition provides 96 pages of content in a 7 ¾” x 10 7/8” format, while the 1936 version 64 pages that are 8 ¾ x 11 ¾”. Harold (Speed) Johnson edited both issues. Each issue presents photos and written profiles of National Football League players by team, as well as articles on teams, players and football in general. A coupon inside the front cover of the 1936 edition could be exchanged by a woman for a grandstand seat at certain NFL games. To obtain the ticket, she needed to be “accompanied by a gentleman escort who purchases a ticket to the same game.” The 1936 program has a small chip in the lower right corner of the cover. Both programs are ex. Winning Bid $138.