SIGNED BY 65 BASEBALL PLAYERS, INCLUDING JOE DIMAGGIO AND WHITEY FORD
DIMAGGIO, Joe; HONIG, Donald. The New York Yankees. An Illustrated History. New York: Crown, (1981). Quarto, original half black cloth, original dust jacket. $5500.
First edition of Honig's profusely illustrated history of the New York Yankees, signed by 65 baseball players including Joe DiMaggio, Whitey Ford, Catfish Hunter, Dave Righetti, Sparky Lyle, and many more.
This scarce association copy is signed by 65 players, all of whom distinguished themselves in Major League Baseball, including: George Selkirk, Tommy Henrich, Charles Keller, Joe DiMaggio, Bob Feller, Vic Raschi (twice), Allie Reynolds (twice), Phil Rizzuto, Cliff Mapes, Jerry Coleman, Hank Bauer (twice), Gene Woodling, Tommy Byrne, Johnny Mize, Whitey Ford, Irv Noren, Ed Lopat, Johnny Sain, Andy Carey, Billy Martin, Don Larsen, Johnny Kucks, Enos Slaughter, Bob Farley, Art Ditmar, Bobby Shantz, Ryne Duren, Hector Lopez, Jim Coates, Luis Arroyo, Cletis Boyer, Bobby Richardson, Bud Daley, Bill "Moose" Skowron, Johnny Blanchard, Ralph Terry, Rollie Sheldon, Bill Stafford, Joe Pepitone, Tony Kubek, Hal Reniff, Stan Hamilton, Phil Linz, Mel Stollemyre, Horace Clarke, Fritz Peterson, Steve Bahnsen, Ralph Houk, Ron Bloomberg, Catfish Hunter (twice), Roy White, Ed Figueroa, Sparky Lyle, Willie Randolph, Dave Winfield, Dave Righetti, George Platt, and John Gordon. With hundreds of black-and-white photographic images, many full page.
A very nearly fine multi-signed copy.