Bill Libby


On New Years Day, 1975, Catfish Hunter left the Oakland As for a $3,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, becoming, at the time, the highest-paid pitcher in baseball history. This is the story of the beginning of the modern sports superstar, told by veteran journalist Bill Libby (Parnelli). Libby follows Catfish from his days with the 3-peat Oakland As to the auction that made him a multi-millionaire. With cooperation from Hunter, Reggie Jackson and numerous players and management, Catfish: the Three Million Dollar Pitcher is a thrilling insider account, an invaluable piece of sports history.
252 printed pages



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