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When the Yankees Were on the Fritz: Revisiting the Horace Clarke Years.
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This is a book written by a player who was on the Yankees all but one month of the “Horace Clarke Era,” Fritz Peterson. Many personal stories are told about these 8+ years of Yankee history from a player who … Read More

The Tigers and Yankees in ’61: A Pennant Race for the Ages, the Babe’s Record Broken and Stormin’ Norman’s Greatest Season
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The Detroit Tigers gave a memorable performance in the pennant race against the New York Yankees in 1961, the American League’s first expansion season. Starting faster, the Tigers held first place for more than half the season, until the Yankees … Read More

The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes
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The legendary New York Yankee catcher tells the incredible story of his personal journey, offering an unexpected, behind-the-plate view of his career, his past, and the father-son bond that fueled his love of the game. For seventeen seasons, the name … Read More

Remembering Yankee Stadium
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Throughout the 2008 season, each game played at the world’s most beloved stadium brought “The House That Ruth Built” closer to shutting its gates forever. Players envisioned running off the field one last time. Vendors anticipated selling their last bags … Read More

The Selling of the Babe: The Deal That Changed Baseball and Created a Legend
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The complete story surrounding the most famous and significant player transaction in professional sports. The sale of Babe Ruth by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees in 1919 is one of the pivotal moments in baseball history, … Read More

Billy Martin: Baseball’s Flawed Genius
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   The definitive biography of one of baseball’s most celebrated, mercurial, and misunderstood figures  Billy Martin is a story of contrasts. He was the clutch second baseman for the dominant New York Yankees of the 1950s. He then spent sixteen … Read More

Yogi Berra: The Best of Yogi Berra – Life Lessons, Inspiration And Best Quotes (Yogi Berra Biography, Baseball, Inspirational Books)
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Yogi Berra The Best of Yogi Berra – Life Lessons, Inspiration And Best Quotes Yogi Berra—one of baseball’s all-time greatest players, arguably the best catcher to ever play the game, winner of 10 World Series Championships, decorated veteran of World … Read More

Remembering Yogi Bera Through Books
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Baseball lost one of the all-time greats this past week as Yogi Berra passed away. Today we look back on some of the great books that chronicle his life and career.   The Yogi Book: Celebrate one of the greatest … Read More

Summer of ’49 (David Halberstam)
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From the Publisher: Halberstam’s classic #1 bestseller about the magical summer when baseball’s fiercest rivalry captured the nation’s imagination, and changed the sport forever The summer of 1949: It was baseball’s Golden Age and the year Joe DiMaggio’s New York … Read More

The Classic Mantle
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In The Classic Mantle, acclaimed sportswriter Buzz Bissinger tells the story of Mickey Mantle’s unforgettable career. Mantle has long been considered one of baseball’s most memorable figures?playing his entire 18-year baseball career for the New York Yankees (1951—68), winning 3 … Read More

The Era, 1947-1957: When the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers Ruled the World
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Celebrated sports writer Roger Kahn casts his gaze on the golden age of baseball, an unforgettable time when the game thrived as America’s unrivaled national sport. The Era begins in 1947 with Jackie Robinson changing major league baseball forever by … Read More

Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig
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The definitive account of the life and tragic death of baseball legend Lou Gehrig. Lou Gehrig was a baseball legend—the Iron Horse, the stoic New York Yankee who was the greatest first baseman in history, a man whose consecutive-games streak … Read More

Roger Maris: Baseball’s Reluctant Hero
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Tom Clavin and Danny Peary chronicle the life and career of baseball’s “natural home run king” in the first definitive biography of Roger Maris—including a brand-new chapter to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of his record-breaking season. Roger Maris may be … Read More

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