New York, Walker, 1984. First edition of the 1985 best first novel Edgar Winner. After a decent career playing center field for the Boston Red Sox, Harvey Blissberg finds himself manning the middle garden for the expansion Providence Jewels. When his relief pitcher roommate turns up dead in the whirlpool bath, Harvey begins his own investigation--will he strike out or hit a home run? Fine in dust jacket. Note on page 128 printed in red. $175.00.