From Ghetto To Glory: The Story of Bobn Gibson. Bob Gibson, Phil Pepe.

From Ghetto To Glory: The Story of Bobn Gibson

Prentice Hall, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. First edition (no statement as is correct). Hardcover. 200 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Generally fine in near fine dust jacket with some soiling to the white rear panel. Autobiographical account of Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson. He grew up fatherless in an Omaha, Nebraska ghetto, became a college basketball star, had an offer to play in the Negro Leagues with the Kansas City Monarchs, and reached the major leagues in 1959 with the St. Louis Cardinals with whom he would spend his entire 17-year career. Gibson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981, Fine / very good. Item #E24056

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