The Whiz Kids: The Story Of the Fightin' Phillies (signed by Hall of Famers Richie Ashburn and Robin Roberts)
Harry T. Paxton

New York: McKay, 1950. First edition First edition. Hardcover. 167 pp. with statistical appendixes. Eight pages of photographic illustrations. SIGNED BY HALL OF FAMERS RICHIE ASHBURN AND RIOBIN ROBERTS, each on their photographs in the book. Fine in tattered pictorial dust jacket. The story of the 1950 Philadelphia Phillies, winners of the National League pennant and opponents of the New York Yankees in the World Series. The team got its nickname due to the general youth of its roster which included future Hall of Famers Richie Ashburn and Robin Roberts and NL MVP relief pitcher Jim Konstanty. Fine Hardcover (Item ID: E20280)


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