By: Buck O'Neil [with Steve Wulf & David conrads]
Norwalk, Conn., The Easton Press: 1996
Inscription: Signed by Buck O'neal
Seller ID: bon81
1996, Easton Press, signed limited edition. From Babe Ruth to Bo Jackson, from Cool Papa Bell to Lou Brock, Buck O'Neil has seen it all. As a first baseman and then manager of the legendary Kansas City Monarchs, O'Neil witnessed the heyday of the Negro leagues and their ultimate demise. In 'I Was Right on Time', he recalls his days as a ballplayer and as an African-American in a racially divided country. Whether he's telling of his barnstorming days with the likes of Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson or the day in 1962 when he became the first African-American coach in the major leagues, O'Neil t... View More...