Remembering Yankee Stadium
An Oral and Narrative History of 'the House That Ruth Built'
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Remembering Yankee Stadium by Harvey Frommer
Book DescriptionDiamonds aren t forever. After the 2008 season, the seemingly immortal House That Ruth Built will shut its gates foreverto be replaced by a brand-new stadium just a homer s length away. As if anything could ever replace Yankee Stadium in the hearts and memories of New York Yankees fans.Memories are what this book is about. From the moment it opened on April 18, 1923, Yankee Stadium was a phenomenon: It was more than double the size of any ballpark at the time. And what was happening on the field was just as phenomenal. In the third inning of that opening-day game, Babe Ruth hit the home run he deemed the most satisfying of his career. That fall, the stadium hosted the first of the many World Series games that would be played there over the ensuing 85 years.And that, of course, was just the beginning. "Remembering Yankee Stadium" brilliantly and beautifully documents the stadium s entire career through a decade-by-decade account, a priceless collection of historical photographs, and, most movingly, the vivid, first-person reminiscences of the people to whom this citadel of sport has meant so much: entertainers and politicians, broadcasters and sportswriters, players and fans. No Yankees fanno baseball fanwill be able to resist this incredible book."Spectacular new book about Yankee Stadium by Harvey Frommer, "Remembering Yankee Stadium."""--"FOX SPORTS.COM "In this, the last year of Yankee Stadium's storied existence, Frommer's "Remembering Yankee Stadium" becomes an essential keepsake for wise fans who know that newer isn't always better." TIME OUT NEW YORK "Sportswriter Harvey Frommer's "Remembering Yankee Stadium" is an exhaustive account of The Cathedral of Baseball and a moving tribute from nearly a hundred voices, former players and pinstripe devotees alike."- - GELF MAGAZINE ""RYS" beats any Yankee Book out there hands down. Who better to write and compile a tribute to an icon such as Yankee Stadium than renowned baseball/Yankee author Harvey Frommer who makes great use of every Yankee and baseball player he either wrote about or met over his illustrious career. My Yankee Cap is tipped to Harvey Frommer who has outdone himself once again."-BEHINDTHEBOMBERS.COM "A stunning collection of oral history and narrative and great photos." NEW YORK ONE "A gorgeous new over-sized book "Remembering Yankee Stadium: An Oral andNarrative History of "The House that Ruth Built""--BRONX BANTER"One to show. Absolute classic. Best of all the books on the subject-the Bible of Yankee Stadium books."--WCBS-Radio"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781584797166
(254mm x 279mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Harvey Frommer
This is Harvey Frommer s 40th book. He is one of the country s leading authorities on baseball history and has written such books as "Red Sox vs. Yankees: The Great Rivalry" (2004) and" The New York Yankee Encyclopedia" (1997). Frommer also wrote for Yankees Magazine for 18 years. He and his wife teach at Dartmouth College and live in Lyme, New Hampshire."
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