Discounts are available on multiple purchases. He was already America's homerun king. About this Item: Doubleday, 1991. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
Mantle played on 12 pennant winners and 7 World Series Championship clubs. May have minor sticker residue or marks or writing. He still holds the records for most World Serie Mickey Charles Mantle was an American baseball player who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. I thought it was a good book because it was an autobiography of Mickey Mantle, but Phil Pete helped him write it.
As a small independent book store in the Midwest we thank you for the support. Mickey also led the American League in Slugging %, Total Bases, and Runs Scored. An easy, nostalgic read about Mickey Mantle's 1956 baseball season in which he won the Triple Crown, leading Major League Baseball in average. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. He tried his hardest that season. Mantle gives a good sense of the team and its players. First edition and first printing, hardcover and dust jacket, in excellent, near-pristine condition slight handling.
Among Stephen Jay Gould's many gifts was his ability to write eloquently about baseball, his great passion. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. About this Item: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Both the non price clipped Dust Jacket and the book are in very good condition. Let us know what we can do to help!. Bookseller: , Washington, United States. We ship within 24 hours from when we receive your order, as customer satisfaction is our top priority.
Mantle played on 12 pennant winners and 7 World Series Championship clubs. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. First edition of this exciting baseball reminiscence. Mickey Mantle, like Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio before him, was arguably the most beloved player of his time in New York, and in this look back at his greatest year, written with New York Daily News sportswriter Pepe, one understands why he was so popular. This is a great statistical excerpt from the book. Mantle writes as well of his notorious escapades with Whitey Ford and Billy Martin and of his special relationship with manager Casey Stengel, but what readers will carry away is the picture of a fierce competitor who also seems to be a warm and generous-hearted human being. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
About this Item: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Please email with any questions or concerns! Mickey Mantle had his greatest season in 1956 which was a few years into his 18 year career. He won the Most Valuable Player award and figured importantly in the World Series, chiefly because of a catch he made to preserve Don Larsen's perfect game. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Mantle gives a good sense of the team and its players. It talked about the career of Tony LaRussa and the St.
In The Perfect Yankee, Larsen and co-author Mark Shaw describe for the first time the facts surrounding one of the most famous games in baseball history. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Jacket design by Randall Fleck. Figuring on an average of 550 plate appearances a season, in a sense I went seven years in the major leagues without ever touching the ball. Mantle describes his season with lots of ups and downs, but he hit the most homeruns, had the highest batting average and the most runs batted in, earning him the Triple Crown.
Here, Lew Paper delivers a masterful pitch-by-pitch account of that fateful day and the extraordinary lives of the players on the field—seven of whom would later be inducted into the Hall of Fame. The inside covers have the 1956 New York Yankees team photo. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. More than just the story of a single game, Perfect is a window into baseball's glorious past. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. About this Item: Condition: Fair.
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Simple, straightforward, and apparently honest retelling of the 1956 season with appropriate recounting of pre- and post-year stories by a man who lived it. We always welcome your feedback, positive or negative as we strive to always better ourselves! Possible ex library copy, that may have the markings and stickers associated from the library. About this Item: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.