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

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Page Street Publishing, Oct 24, 2017 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages
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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Contents

Authors Note
13
Prelude
18
OWNERS AND PLAYING FIELDS
21
LEGENDS LEADERS AND LUMINARIES
33
EPIC MOMENTS STREAKS AND FEATS
123
YANKEE MONIKERS AND NICKNAMES
165
NUMEROLOGY YANKEES BY THE NUMBERS FROM 0 TO 34 BILLION
173
YANKEE DOODLE DANDIES
193
MARCH OF YANKEE TIME
219
Appendices
247
Selected Sources
276
Acknowledgments
280
About the Author
281
Other Books by Harvey Frommer
282
Index
284
Copyright

ULTIMATE YANKEE QUIZ
207

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About the author (2017)

Harvey Frommer is one of the most prolific and respected sports journalists and oral historians working today. He is the author of the autobiographies of Nolan Ryan, Tony Dorsett and Red Holzman and an expert on the New York Yankees. Frommer wrote for Yankees Magazine for nearly 18 years, and has arguably written more books, articles and reviews on the team than anyone else. In 2010, Frommer was chosen by the City of New York to be the historical consultant for the reimagined old Yankee Stadium site that became Heritage Field. He has been a professor in the MALS program at Dartmouth College for more than two decades. He lives in Lyme, New Hampshire with his wife, Myrna Katz Frommer.

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