Greatest Giants of Them All. Monte Irvin, Hoyt Wilhelm, Juan Marichal.

Greatest Giants of Them All

Hard Cover. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1967. First Edition. Near Fine.

First edition. Signed by Hall of Fame Giants: Monte Irvin, Hoyt Wilhelm and Juan Marichal to the front endpaper. Original publisher's green, white and blue illustrated cloth. About near fine with light rubbing spine ends and lower extremities, spine lightly toned; small former owner stamp to front pastedown. Greatest Giants of Them All gives chapter-long biographies to some of the most famous Giants players in MLB history. The author, Arnold Hano, is perhaps best known for his book A Day in the Bleachers, which gives a first-hand account of Game 1 of the 1954 World Series, in which Willie Mays made his famous over-the-shoulder catch. This copy is signed by three Hall of Famers who played for the Giants: Monte Irvin, Hoyt Wilhelm, and Juan Marichal. Irvin was one of the first African American players to break the color line, joining the MLB in 1947.

Item #MIRV002

Price: $200.00

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