TWICE SIGNED BY CATFISH HUNTER
HUNTER, Jim "Catfish" and KETEYIAN, Armen. Catfish: My Life in Baseball. New York: McGraw Hill, (1988). Octavo, original half blue cloth, original dust jacket. $450.
First edition of this inside story of Hunter’s years as a “stopper,” illustrated with 16 pages of photographs, signed on the half title and on the title page by “Jim Catfish Hunter.”
"Catfish" Hunter taught a new generation of Yankees "how to win" (George Steinbrenner). He pitched a perfect game, won the Cy Young award, earned 224 victories and played on five World Series championship teams. Small dealer sticker on half title.
Book fine, dust jacket with only slightest soiling. A very nearly fine copy, twice signed.