New York, William Morrow & Company: 1969 (c.1958)
Seller ID: 9667
Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dj
[ex-library, solid copy with moderate wear, tape marks at top/bottom of both covers and endpapers, minimal interior markings but rather prominent stamps on both top and bottom edges, remnants of removed pocket on ffep; jacket is very nice, mild wear at spine ends, light soiling to rear panel, faint shadow of removed label on spine (jacket is unpriced, indicated as "Morrow Junior Books" edition)]. "The Dodgers were in the thick of a pennant drive and they badly needed the games [Schoolboy Johnson] could win for them, if only he could learn to master his own temperament. The manage... View More...
(no dust jacket) [ex-M-G-M Script Dept. copy, so identified by label on ffep, library stamp on ffep and several pages; light external soiling, slight darkening to spine cloth, small tears in the fore-edges of a couple of pages near the end of the book, due to careless opening; vintage bookseller's label on rear pastedown (Satyr Book Shop, Hollywood/Los Angeles)]. The first novel by this sportswriter-turned-fictioneer, who (not surprisingly) often wrote sports-backgrounded stories, a number of which (including this college-football yarn) were made into movies, the most notable of which was pro... View More...