FIRST EDITION OF I HAD A HAMMER, SIGNED BY HANK AARON
AARON, Hank and WHEELER, Lonnie. I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story. (New York): Harper Collins, (1991). Octavo, original half purple cloth, original dust jacket. $600.
First edition of the great champion's autobiography, signed by Hank Aaron, with 24 pages of illustrations.
"Henry Aaron left his mark on the world by breaking Babe Ruth's record for home runs. But the world has also left its mark on him… In a career that may be the most consistent baseball has ever seen, Aaron also set all-time records for total bases and RBIs." First edition, first printing: co-authored with Lonnie Wheeler.
Book fine; trace of dampstaining to verso of bright extremely good dust jacket.