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    Signed "Lucky to Be A Yankee" Joe DiMaggio Hard Cover Book. Joe DiMaggio set the bar so high he carved out a path of excellence that Ted Williams and a very select list of others would later follow. His legendary baseball life started on the West coast in the Pacific Coast League when he became a stand-out for the San Francisco Seals. Amazingly, DiMaggio belted a 61-game hitting streak; surpassing even his ML record of 56 straight games with a hit. That magical season of 1941 saw The Yankee Clipper bat .357 on 193 hits and 125 RBIs. Today, some batters strikeout 13 times in a span of a week or two. In 1941, Joe DiMaggio struck out only 13 times all season! He meant so much more to society than just a ball player. He was a national treasure who gave society a consistency at a time of great uncertainty in the world. Offered is a hard cover copy of the 1949 edition of "Lucky to Be A Yankee" published by Gossett & Dunlap. The first blank page displays a stunning "Joe DiMaggio" blue-marker autograph that is larger than life. The signature measures almost 5-1/2" in length and rates an 8/10. The book has no dust jacket and shows wear at corners, minimum very-good+ condition. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

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    June, 2014
    29th Sunday
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