Damn Yankees: Twenty-Four Major League Writers on the World's Most Loved (and Hated) Team

byRob Fleder

Hardcover | April 3, 2012

Damn Yankees: Twenty-Four Major League Writers on the World's Most Loved (and Hated) Team by Rob Fleder
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Winners of twenty-seven World Series titles, the New York Yankees are the quintessential sports dynasty. Love them or hate them, they cannot be ignored by anyone who professes to be a fan of the great game of baseball.

With Damn Yankees, Rob Fleder, former Executive Editor for Sports Illustrated magazine, offers a timeless collection of original essays by some of the most prominent contemporary writers in America—from Pete Dexter to Jane Leavy, from Roy Blount Jr. to Colum McCann—each piece focusing on one uniquely colorful subject: the fanatically adored/resoundingly despised “Bronx Bombers.”

Funny, moving, provocative, insightful appreciations and detractions—from Babe Ruth to Mickey Mantle to Derek Jeter—Damn Yankees offers twenty-four fascinating takes on the most storied franchise of baseball’s Major Leagues.

Pete Dexter is the author of the National Book Award-winning novelParis Troutand five other novels:God's Pocket,Deadwood,Brotherly Love,The Paperboy, andTrain. He has been a columnist for thePhiladelphia Daily Newsand theSacramento Bee, and has contributed to many magazines, includingEsquire,Sports Illustrated, andPlayboy. His screenpl...
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Title:Damn Yankees: Twenty-Four Major League Writers on the World's Most Loved (and Hated) TeamFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:304 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.04 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.04 inPublished:April 3, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062059629

ISBN - 13:9780062059628

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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