Hard Cover. New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1961. First Edition. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
First edition. Signed by Yogi Berra on half-title page. Publisher's blue boards, titles and horizontal lines in white to spine; original dust jacket with wraparound photograph of Yogi Berra in uniform, titles in white lettering to front panel and spine. Near fine book with a tiny dent to top of rear board, previous owner's information and black marker cross-out to front pastedown, "87" written in black marker to front free endpaper; near fine unclipped dust jacket with light wear to spine ends, very light soiling to rear panel. Overall, a bright and attractive copy. In this book, Yogi Berra tells his life-story. Berra, born and raised in an Italian neighborhood in St. Louis, grew up to become one of the greatest catchers in MLB history and be a part of thirteen championship teams. He played eighteen seasons with the Yankees alongside such other greats as Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio. Berra was famous off the field for his unique way with words, coining various sayings like "It ain't over til it's over," making this autobiography a particular delight.