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Strangers in the Bronx
Strangers in the Bronx (4 Formats) ›
By Andrew O'Toole, Foreword by Marty Appel
Cloth Price 25.95

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ISBN 9781629370279

Published Jun 2015

Rare is the athlete who captures the imagination of a generation. In Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle, sports culture had two such figures. Undoubtedly, DiMaggio and Mantle are two of the most revered names in baseball literature. However, there is one particular moment that has been overlooked by baseball historians and writers: the 1951 pennant-winning New York Yankees team—DiMaggio's last year and Mantle's rookie season. For that one year, the paths of these two baseball icons converged, the naissance of Mantle's career poignantly juxtaposed with the slow descent of DiMaggio's final season. Strangers in the Bronx is more than a chronicle of a pennant-winning team, it is also a study of heroes: the decline of an all-too mortal American icon and the emergence of the newest sensation in sport.
162-0: Imagine a Yankees Perfect Season
162-0: Imagine a Yankees Perfect Season (4 Formats) ›
By Marty Appel, Foreword by Bucky Dent
Trade Paper Price 16.95

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ISBN 9781600783258

Published Mar 2010

Imagining a year in which the New York Yankees never lose a single game, this idealistic resource identifies the most memorable victory in the team's history on every single day of the baseball calendar season, from late March to late October. Ranging from games with incredible historical significance and individual achievement to those with high drama and high stakes, the book envisions the impossible: a blemish-free Yankees season. Evocative photos, original quotes, thorough research, and engaging prose and analysis add another dimension.