America's favorite baseball hero recalls his greatest season. Only 25 years old in 1956, the future Hall of Famer put it all together as no one before or since ever has. Here are his battle with idol Ted Williams for the batting title; the victorious race for the Triple Crown; the amazing catch that saved Don Larsen's perfect game; and fond ...Read MoreAmerica's favorite baseball hero recalls his greatest season. Only 25 years old in 1956, the future Hall of Famer put it all together as no one before or since ever has. Here are his battle with idol Ted Williams for the batting title; the victorious race for the Triple Crown; the amazing catch that saved Don Larsen's perfect game; and fond memories of playing for the legendary Casey Stengel in a time gone by.Read Less
Hardcover 1st printing of the 1st ed; as new in dust jacket. Writing in the NY Times Book Review (4/7/91), Frederic Busch says of this account of Mantle's Triple Crown Year " there is much fine shrewdness and humor here...as Mantle sketches his career, details the race for the pennant, then describes the World Series...He tells friendly tales about the legendary players who were his teammates", but " this book reminds us that editing is an endangered art". BW photos.
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New in new dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 246 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. This is the hardcover stated Doubleday First Edition from April 1991. Both the DJ and the book are in positively excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc. and the pages and binding are tight. This wonderful, impossible-to-find item is available for purchase now! **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. NAME YOUR PRICE! ! ! Due to the vagaries of market fluctuations, an item's listed price should be considered a guideline. Serious buyers are welcome to make a BEST OFFER on each and every item listed, with the assurance that ALL reasonable offers will be accepted! !
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