First Edition of Sam Snead's Autobiography Slammin' Sam; Signed by Him
Slammin’ Sam: An Autobiography.
Snead, Sam; with George Mendoza; Foreword by Bob Hope.
Item Number: 82562
New York: Donald I. Fine, 1986.
First edition of Snead’s autobiography. Octavo, original green cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by Sam Snead on the half-title page. Review copy with a photograph of Snead laid in. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Written with George Mendoza. Foreword by Bob Hope.
Sam Snead won a record 82 PGA Tour events, including seven majors. His nickname was "Slammin' Sammy" and he was admired by many for having the so-called "perfect swing," which generated many imitators. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974, and received the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.