Christy Mathewson: Baseball's Greatest Pitcher (in original dust jacket)

Gene Schoor

Published by Messner, New York, 1953
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First edition. Hardcover. 180 pp. with index. Very gently ex-lib with only a blindstamp on the title page, a small four digit number inked below the publisher's imprint and very light tape marks on the endpapers. In the original pictorial dust jacket, with some wear about the edges and light scuffing to the head and foot of spine; original first printing price of $2.75 intact on front flap.Biography of one of baseball's greatest pitchers, dead-ball era New York Giants star Christy Mathewson. Mathewson, who attended Bucknell, was the original "all-American boy" superstar athlete in an era when the National Pastime was still populated largely by tough and tumble, under educated men. Very scarce in dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # E18064

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Title: Christy Mathewson: Baseball's Greatest ...

Publisher: Messner, New York

Publication Date: 1953

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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