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Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York
In this history of Yankee Stadium, fans have a box

 
Our Price: $30.00
By Neil J. Sullivan (au)
Year: 2001
Pages: 225
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 0-19-512360-3

Product Code: 1422361438

Description
 
In this history of Yankee Stadium, fans have a box seat at the Stadiumís first Opening Day: The stunning visual impact of baseballís first true stadium, the festivities, the players (incl. Babe Ruth, who hit its first home run), & the game in which the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1. We meet the politicians & businessmen who were responsible for the Stadium: Tammany Hall insider Jacob Ruppert, & mayors like Jimmy Walker, John Lindsay & Rudy Giuliani. Here  are the great seasons incl. the cross town World Series rivalries with the N.Y. Giants & the Brooklyn Dodgers. Looks at legendary players like Joe DiMaggio & Mickey Mantle, as well as lesser lights like Jake Powell. Illustrations.

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