New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover.
First Edition, First Printing. Signed by Willie Mays on first free endpaper.
The legendary athlete discusses his greatest plays, his greatest teammates and opponents, his personal life, his days in the Negro Leagues, his views on the numerous changes and crises in today’s game, contemporary baseball, and his most bitter moment in the major leagues, when he was banned from the game by former Commissioner Bowie Kuhn for his association with Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City.Item #900904
5-5/8 x 8-3/4", ¼ beige cloth, yellow paper over boards spine, 286pp, index, photo credits, illustrated with photographs.
5/8” linear shallow dent lower corner front board front and front dust wrapper panel, faint staining top-edge of text-block (not extending to leaves), else clean, crisp, square, near fine in dust wrapper with creasing to bottom-edge of rear panel, in protective mylar.