Item #E27632 They Called Me God: The Best Umpire Who Ever Lived. Doug Harvey, Peter Golenbock.

They Called Me God: The Best Umpire Who Ever Lived

New York: Gallery Books, 2014. First edition. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, unused example in equally fine dust jacket. first printing. Hardcover. 274 pp. Illustrated with photos. Autobiography of Baseball Hall of Fame umpire Doug Harvey. After working his way through the minors earning $300 month, he broke into the big leagues as a National League umpire in 1962. He recalls listening to a rookie Pete Rose worryimng he would be cut by the Reds, laying down the law to managers such as Tommy Lasords and Joe Torre, working the game in which Roberto Clemente got his 300th (and last) hit against the Mets on the final day of the 1972 season, the pinch-hit homer by Kirk Gibson in the '88 Series,and calling Cardinals outfielder Lou Brock out at the plate in a pivotal monment in the '68 Series. Fine / fine. Item #E27632
ISBN: 9781476748788

Price: $12.95

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