Frank Graham Books on the New York Yankees and Lou Gehrig.
Lot 364. Frank Graham Books on the New York Yankees and Lou Gehrig. Graham wrote three of the baseball team histories in the Putnam series, including “The New York Yankees.” He was a sportswriter or columnist for the “New York Sun” from 1915-43, and the “New York Journal-American,” from 1945-65. In 1971, he was posthumously recognized by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America with the J. G. Taylor Spink Award and, in 1997, by the Boxing Writers Association of America with the A. J. Liebling Award. Each is the organization’s highest award. Graham’s book on the Yankees is the 1958 revised edition, ex hardback book with minor corner wear in a g dust jacket. In 1942, G. P. Putnam’s Sons published “Lou Gehrig: A Quiet Man.” This special edition hardback is from E. M. Hale and Co. Cadmus Books published by arrangement with Putnam. Produced without a dust jacket, it has an illustration of Gehrig on the cover. The book is vg with minor writing inside the front cover, tape and tape residue inside the back cover and some wear on the outside of the back cover. Winning Bid $10.