Hard Cover. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1975. First Edition. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
First edition. Signed by Nolan Ryan to the title page with the Nolan Ryan official hologram affixed to the title page. Original publisher's orange illustrated boards, lettered in black; white illustrated dust jacket, lettered in blue and red. About fine with a touch of rubbing to the extremities and several small creases to the spine and rear jacket panel. Nolan Ryan: Fireballer tells the story of Ryan's career up until 1975, describing his development into one of the greatest pitchers in MLB history. The title is a reference to Nolan Ryan's fastball, which is arguably the best of all time and routinely broke 100mph. Ryan is also notable for his incredible longevity, as he is one of only 29 players whose careers spanned four decades.