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Maris & Mantle
Maris & Mantle (4 Formats) ›
By Tony Castro

Cloth, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781629378091

Estimated Release Date Sep 2021

Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris are forever intertwined in baseball history thanks to the unforgettable 1961 season, when the two Yankee icons spurred each other to new heights in pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record. History has largely overlooked the bond between the two men not as titans of their sport, but as people. Guided by Tony Castro, bestselling author and foremost chronicler of Mantle, readers will journey into history, from the Yankees' blockbuster trade for Maris, whose acquisition re-ignited Mantle's career after a horrendous 1959 season, to the heroics of 1961 and far beyond. This dual biography is a thoroughly researched, emotionally gripping portrait that brings Yankees lore alive.
Gehrig and the Babe
Gehrig and the Babe (4 Formats) ›
By Tony Castro
Cloth Price 25.95

Cloth, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781629372518

Published Apr 2018

2018 Casey Award for Best Baseball Book Finalist  The legendary achievements of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig are undeniable hallmarks of baseball history. Much has been written about the two men as teammates, but Ruth and Gehrig's relationship away from the field is rarely, if ever, explored. In Gehrig and the Babe, Tony Castro portrays Ruth and Gehrig for what they were: American icons who were remarkably different men. For the first time, readers will learn about a friendship driven apart, an enduring feud which wove its way in and out of their Yankees glory years and chilled their interactions until July 4, 1939â€â€ÂLou Gehrig Day at Yankee Stadiumâ€â€Âwhen Gehrig's famous farewell address thawed out their stone silence.