From Ghetto to Glory: The Story of Bob Gibson. Bob Gibson, Phil Pepe.

From Ghetto to Glory: The Story of Bob Gibson

Hard Cover. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1968. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.

First edition, fourth printing. Signed by Bob Gibson on title page. Publisher’s orange boards with titles in black to spine; original red, yellow, and white dust jacket with titles in black and white to front panel and spine, photo of Gibson to front panel taken by Ken Regan. Fine book; near fine unclipped dust jacket with a light scratch that wraps around the jacket and a touch of edgewear. Overall, a bright and attractive copy. In this memoir, the all-time great St. Louis Cardinals pitcher tells his story. Gibson overcame a number of obstacles, including severe health issues as a child and racial segregation, to become a major leaguer. He played for the Cardinals for seventeen years, picking up nine Gold Glove Awards and nine All-Star selections along the way. Hailed as “one of baseball’s greatest competitors” by Stan Musial, Gibson was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1981 and selected for the prestigious All-Century Team in 1999.

Item #BGPP001

Price: $200.00

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