Throwing Heat: The Autobiography of Nolan Ryan. Nolan Ryan, Harvey Frommer.

Throwing Heat: The Autobiography of Nolan Ryan

Hard Cover. New York: Doubleday, 1988. First Edition. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.

First edition. Signed and inscribed by Ryan to the title page. Original publisher's blue cloth-backed, original paper covered boards; photographic dust jacket with Ryan to the front cover. About fine; unclipped dust jacket with a small sticker to the lower spine and a touch of rubbing to the lower spine. In Throwing Heat, Nolan Ryan tells his life-story. With the help of sports historian and writer Harvey Frommer, Ryan chronicles his own history, starting as a kid in Refugio, Texas and culminating in his becoming one of the greatest MLB pitchers of all time. The book also includes various quotes from players and members of Nolan's family. Ryan, nicknamed the "Ryan Express" for his remarkable throwing speed, is the MLB's all-time leader in strikeouts and no-hitters. He also is one of the only players who have had their numbers retired by three teams: The Angels, Astros and Rangers.

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Price: $175.00

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