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The Scout; Searching for the Best in Baseball by Red Murff - 1st Edition - 1996 - from Walnut Valley Books/Books by White (SKU: 007578)

The Scout; Searching for the Best in Baseball

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The Scout; Searching for the Best in Baseball

by Red Murff

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ISBN 10
0849912997
ISBN 13
9780849912993
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Dallas, TX: Word Publishing, 1996 Word Publishing, Dallas, TX. 1996. Hardcover. First Printing by Line Number. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Fine. DJ: Near Fine; light rubbing to panels. Purple boards and spine with bright gilt lettering on the spine. 334 pp 8vo. This book chronicles Red Murff's remarkable 33-year career as perhaps the most successful talent scout in baseball history; signing over 200 players to professional contracts. Working for the Houstone Colt 45's, New York Mets, Montreal Expos, Chicago Cubs, and Atlanta Braves, he drove over a million miles to pluck Nolan Ryan, Jerry Koosman, Jerry Grote, and Kenny Boswell and many others from obscurity to fame. An entertaining behind the scenes look at baseball's most secret society-the scouts. A clean very presentable copy.

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Bookseller
Walnut Valley Books/Books by White US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
007578
Title
The Scout; Searching for the Best in Baseball
Author
Red Murff
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0849912997
ISBN 13
9780849912993
Publisher
Word Publishing
Place of Publication
Dallas, TX
Date Published
1996
Keywords
major league baseball, baseball scouts, Nolan Ryan, Jerry Koosman, Jerry Grote, Kenny Boswell, talent scout, baseball talent scout, major league talent scout, professional baseball talent.
Bookseller catalogs
Baseball; Autobiography;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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About Walnut Valley Books/Books by White

Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.

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