1942 Hardcover Book, Lou Gehrig Pride of the Yankees by Paul Gallico, First Edition, Biography, Baseball
A hardcover book entitled Lou Gehrig Pride of the Yankees by Paul Gallico. This is a 1942 First Edition
The cover boards are orange cloth with title in black on the front and the spine.
For seventeen seasons, Lou Gehrig was the heart and soul of the New York Yankees. The power-hitting first baseman donned the pinstripes for 2,130 consecutive games, a streak that earned him the nickname “the Iron Horse” and went unbroken for more than five decades. World Series champion, All-Star, American League Most Valuable Player, Triple Crown winner—the list of Gehrig’s on-field achievements is spectacular. But he is best remembered for the grace and the strength with which he faced an insurmountable challenge off the field: the disease that ended his career and which now bears his name.
Paul William Gallico (1897 – 1976) was an American novelist, short story, and sports writer. Many of his works were adapted for motion pictures.
7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches
No Dust Jacket
Orange Cloth Cover With Black Title On The Front Cover and The Spine
Published by Grosset & Dunlap -- 1942
This book is in Fair condition. The book has no rips or tears. The binding is completely intact and strong. The front cover has staining and the spine is sun faded. The pages are heavily foxed (yellowed) which is normal with a book of this age. There is an inscription on the front flyleaf from a previous owner.
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