The Ultimate Yankee Book: From the Beginning to Today: Trivia, Facts and Stats, Oral History, Marker Moments and Legendary Personalities—A History and Reference Book About Baseball’s Greatest Franchise
This definitive Yankee resource is the new classic for every modern fan, including data through the 2016 season, written by Harvey Frommer, author of The New York Yankee Encyclopedia.The perfect gift for the diehard fan in your life or an enviable treasure for yourself, The Ultimate Yankee Book is the most current and comprehensive resource of trivia, people and stories from the team's creation in 1901 to today. Harvey Frommer is a renowned baseball historian and the author of eight books about the Yankees, including The New York Yankee Encyclopedia and Remembering Yankee Stadium . A fountainhead of all things Bronx Bombers, The Ultimate Yankee Book has much new material and combines oral history with stories of legendary figures and epic Yankee feats. Featuring an inclusive timeline, a 150-question Yankee quiz and Yankees by the Numbers, this highly readable book has enough data and facts to please serious baseball trivia junkies.Fans of the Yankees are proud to call their team the greatest of all time-not only have they boasted the most World Series championships and the most players in the Hall of Fame, they're also the most hotly discussed team in the news media, social media and in books. This book gives fans what they love-the best stories and winning data about the Yankees that fuel their pride-all the way up to 2016. This book has 125 photos.
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OWNERS AND PLAYING FIELDS
LEGENDS LEADERS AND LUMINARIES
EPIC MOMENTS STREAKS AND FEATS
YANKEE MONIKERS AND NICKNAMES
NUMEROLOGY YANKEES BY THE NUMBERS FROM 0 TO 34 BILLION
YANKEE DOODLE DANDIES
ULTIMATE YANKEE QUIZ
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