The Hot Corner - A Rocky McCune Baseball Novel - SIGNED - Wilfred McCormick 1958 - David McKay Company, New York - First Edition The first edition of the second baseball novel in McCormick’s Rocky McCune series. Inscribed by the author ‘For my good friend and star pupil, Alice Woods, with warmest personal regards - sincerely Wilfred McCormick’.

Coach Rocky McCune of the Koulee Nine finds his baseball teams ethics threatening to disintegrate with the addition of brilliant but unsportsmanlike Red Bostic, the boy who specializes in spectacular plays, many of them illegal.
  The Rocky McCune Series - The Man on the Bench 1955; The Captive Coach 1956; The Bigger Game 1958; The Hot Corner 1958; Five Yards to Glory 1959; The Proud Champions 1959; The Automatic Strike 1960; Too Many Forwards 1960; The Double Steal 1961; The Play for One 1961; The Five Man Break 1962; Home Run Harvest 1962; The Phantom Shortstop 1963; The Two-One-Two Attack 1963; The Long Pitcher 1964; Wild on the Bases 1965; No Place for Heroes* 1966; The Incomplete Pitcher* 1967; One Bounce Too Many* 1968 [Nos 1-16 published by David McKay; *Published by Bobbs-Merrill]

pp. [2] ix [1] 175 [5].
  Condition: Near fine, mild rubbing in very good plus dust jacket, edgewear, evidence of 1cm tape repair to verso.   Ref: 104121   Price: HK$ 1,900