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Leo Durocher Signed Book Collection (3)
Starting Bid - $100, Sold For - $237
Collection of three signed books, one signed by Leo Durocher; one signed by his wife, Laraine Day; and the third signed by Durocher, Bobby Thompson, Ralph Branca, and Spider Jorgenson. 1) The Dodgers and Me by Leo Durocher. First edition, Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, Chicago, 1948. Signed by Durocher in blue ink (grading "10") on the frontispiece. Missing the original dust jacket. Vg, with moderate wear to the boards and a few light stains on the interior. 2) Day with the Giants by Laraine Day. First edition, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, 1952. Signed by Day in blue fountain pen ("10") on the front flyleaf. Missing the original dust jacket. Vg-Ex, with light-to-moderate wear to the boards. 3) The Miracle at Coogan's Bluff by Thomas Kiernan. First edition, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, 1975. Signed in blue ink (all grading "10") on the title page by Leo Durocher, Bobby Thomson (inscribed "I don't know why I enjoy this story"), and Ralph Branca (inscribed "Should have knocked him down!"). Also signed on the opposite page in blue marker by Spider Jorgenson ("10"). Ex, with original dust jacket (Gd-Vg). Total: 3 books. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $100. Estimate $200+. SOLD FOR $237
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