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Written by Maury Brown   
Friday, 19 February 2010 20:21

Maybe in the future, Strat-O-Matic will yield the same sense of nostalgia that baseball-related games did in the ‘20s, '30s and ‘40s, but as functional art goes, the baseball-themed pinball machine ranks up there as the best.

Hunt Auctions is conducting a sports memorabilia and collectable cards public auction on Fri. and Sat. Feb 26 and 27 in King of Prussia, PA at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The highlighted piece is a 1978 Reggie Jackson game worn World Series jersey (look for a separate story on this shortly), but within the mix, is this collection of baseball pinball machines. Once again… it’s baseball as art (see our first installment on baseball as art, The Art of the Ballpark Seat, with another “ballpark seat” installment forthcoming).

Select each of the images below to see in larger view

Lot 381 - "Hit and Run" c. 1932
Hit and Run (Top View)
"Hit and Run"
Lot 376 - "Yanks" c. 1940s

Yanks (Top View)

Lot 377 - "Slugger" c. 1940s
Slugger (Top View)
Chico Ball
Lot 382 - "Chico Ball" c. 1930s-1940s

Chico Ball (Top View)

"Chico Ball"
Play Ball
Lot 378 - "Play Ball" c. 1940s

Play Ball (Top View)

"Play Ball"

Deluxe Baseball

Lot 379 - "Deluxe Baseball" c. 1950s
Deluxe Baseball (Top View)
"Deluxe Baseball"
Major League
Lot 380 - "Major League" c. 1940s

Major League (Top View)

"Major League"
(Top View)

Bush League

Lot 375 - "Bush League" c. 1940s


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