They Call Him Champ, signed by Hyman Segal to baseball great Stan Musial. Octavo, 480pp. Green cloth, title printed in gold on spine. Stated “second printing” on copyright page. Top edge pink. In publishers dust jacket, $5.00 on front flap, good condition, with some loss at edges and wear at creases. Inscribed by boxing legend Harry Champ Segal to baseball great Stan Musial. Inscription reads: “To my Pal Stan, To a great Champ / Best Wishes / Harry Champ Segal.”
Comments: Stan Musial was a Major League baseball player, playing first base and outfield for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1941-1963. He is considered one of the most reliable hitters in baseball history, being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969. During his tenure with the Cardinals, he was named the league MVP three times and helped lead the team to three World Series Pennants. In 2011, shortly before his death, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He passed away in 2013.