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1 Campanella, Roy It's Good to be Alive
Boston & Toronto Little, Brown, and Company 1959 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Very Good 
Boston & Toronto: Little, Brown, and Company, 1959. Roy Campanella had starred in the Negro Leagues prior to joining the World Champion Brooklyn Dodgers and becoming one of the game's greatest catchers. A tragic accident rendered him paralyzed, cutting short his great career; this autobiography tells the story of his attempt to recover. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition, Gray cloth binfing; publisher logo in red on front cover; spine lettering in red and black. Clean text; 306 pages. The dustjacket is Very Good; it is unclipped (although the publisher blacked out the original price and raised it a bit), showing some light edge-wear and moderate surface soiling. In an archival pl;astic protector. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 Piersall, Jim and Al Hirshberg Fear Strikes Out
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1955 Reprint Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1955. A talented major-leaguer, Piersall suffered from what we now term bi-polar disorder. His account of his struggles was made into a movie. First published by Atlantic, and surprisingly uncommon. This is a Near Fine copy of the reprinted popular edition. Brown "tweed" cloth binding with black titling on the spine. Clean text; 217 pages. Red topstain is slightly faded; else Fine. The dustjacket is Very Good, with light edgewear and some slight soiling. In an archival plastic protector.. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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