"FOLK-HEROES OF THE YANKEE LEGEND: MICK AND SLICK": FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY MANTLE AND FORD
MANTLE, Mickey. Whitey and Mickey: A Joint Autobiography of the Yankee Years. New York: The Viking Press, 1977. Octavo, original half gray cloth, original dust jacket.
First edition, signed by Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford on the half title.
The story of the Yankees, who dominated baseball in the 1950s and 1960s and were in turn dominated by these two great players. Authenticator's small label affixed to lower corner of half title.
Faint sunning to spine ends; dust jacket with tiny chip to spine head, evidence of tape to spine foot. A near-fine copy, scarce and desirable signed by both Mantle and Ford.