Hard Cover. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. First Edition. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
First edition, first printing. Signed by Mays on front free endpaper. Original publisher's tan cloth-backed yellow boards, with spine lettered in gilt; in its original pictorial dust jacket, painting and design by Wendell Minor, lettered in brown and black. Fine book; fine unclipped dust jacket. Overall, a very sharp copy. In Say Hey, Willie Mays tells his life story with the help of prolific sportswriter Lou Sahadi. Mays started playing professional baseball at 16 in the Negro Leagues and was soon drafted by the New York Giants. He went on to play 21 seasons with the Giants, winning a World Series with the team in 1954. A 24x All-Star and a 12x Gold Glove award winner, Mays was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1979 and was voted to the Major League Baseball All-Century Team in 1999. Item #LSMAYS003