JOSH GIBSON: A Life in the Negro Leagues
William Brashler

JOSH GIBSON: A Life in the Negro Leagues

New York: Harper & Row, 1978. First edition First edition. Hardcover. 201 pp. with index. Illustrated. Fine in generally fine dust jacket with a tinY chip at one tip. Still one of the most sough-after baseball titles of the last 40 years, a biography of Negro League legend Josh Gibson. Called "the black Babe Ruth" for his awsome power (Gibson is still considered the only man ever to hit a home run completely out of Yankee Stadium), his brilliant talents on the diamond were tempered with the personal tragedy of mental illness and alcoholism; he died in 1947 at age 35. Fine Hardcover 9780060104467 (Item ID: E14747B)


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