Grasping the Ring: 9 Unique Winners in Life and Sports. Gene A. BUDIG.

Grasping the Ring: 9 Unique Winners in Life and Sports.

Champaign, IL: The News-Gazette, [2008]. Paperback. Foreword by Bob Costas. 8vo. Stiff glossy pictorial wrappers. ix, 97pp, (4p). Illustrations. Fine. Item #45653
ISBN: 9780979842030

Pristine first edition of these inspirational sports-theme essays, boldly inscribed and signed by Budig in black ballpoint on the dedication page: "For Bob Malott, / with my appreciation. / Gene." Budig (born 1939) is a noted university president and was last president (1994-99) of baseball's now-defunct American League. Robert Malott (1926-2018) was a noted Chicago business leader, CEO of FMC Corporation, Republican politico and philanthropist.

Price: $35.00

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