Old Tappan NJ: Fleming H. Revell Company. Near Fine in Near Fine dj. (c.1978). First Edition. Hardcover. 0-8007-0923-3 . [very slight wear at base of spine; jacket shows just a touch of surface wear]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep: "To ___ -- / Good luck & you're / a great Sox fan! / Long live Hyde Park / Tommy John / Phil 4:13. [That last is a reference to the Bible verse Philippians 4:13 -- "For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength."] Not merely the story of the pitcher's amazing comeback following the specialized arm surgery that now bears his name, but also "the inspiring account of a dynamic faith -- a man's faith in a God Who still performs wonders -- and his faith in himself." Foreword by Tommy Lasorda, manager of the L.A. Dodgers during the latter part of John's years with the team. Signed by Author . (Inventory #: 23657)
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