Hard Cover. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1978. First Edition. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
First edition. Signed by Jim Palmer on front free endpaper. Publisher's boards with wraparound sports collage, white label with titles in black to front board and spine; original dust jacket with photograph of Palmer to front panel; right edge-facing titles in orange to front panel. Near fine book with light toning to spine and some spotting to top edge of textblock; fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to corners. Overall, an attractive copy. Jim Palmer: Great Comeback Competitor tells the story of the Hall of Fame Baltimore Orioles pitcher. Palmer joined the team in 1963 after turning down a basketball scholarship from UCLA. He's the only American League player to win the Cy Young Award three times and won four Gold Glove Awards. Palmer won three World Series with the Orioles in three decades (1960s, 1970s, 1980s), and has been a part of all six of the Orioles' World Series appearances. Item #PALMJC001