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Remembering Yankee Stadium: An Oral And Narrative History Of The House That Ruth Built

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Diamonds aren’t forever. After the 2008 season, the seemingly immortal “House That Ruth Built” will shut its gates forever—to be replaced by a brand-new stadium just a homer’s length away. As if anything could ever replace Yankee…
Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball
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|September 1, 2008

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Nearly ninety years have passed since America was rocked by the biggest sports scandal of the twentieth century: the alleged fixing of the 1919 World Series by the Chicago “Black Sox.” Eight ballplayers from one of the greatest teams ever were…
Five O'clock Lightning: Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, And The Greatest Baseball Team In History, The 1927…

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An entertaining read about the greatest baseball team, the 1927 New York Yankees, who beat up on American League rivals during the regular season and then swept the World Series. With verve, facts, and stories, Harvey Frommer evokes the Murderers' Row of Babe…
The Ultimate Yankee Book: From The Beginning To Today: Trivia, Facts
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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…
Jackie Robinson
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|February 1, 2017

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This sensitive commentary on Jackie Robinson's life describes his childhood in Pasadena, through his years as a sports hero, to his later involvement in politics and the Civil Rights movement. Harvey Frommer has drawn upon interviews with Robinson's family,…
Baseball's Greatest Managers
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|February 1, 2017

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During the more than one hundred years that baseball has been our national pastime, all types of individuals have been managers of teams. They have run the gamut from political appointees to tyrants, schemers, incompetents and geniuses. Legendary baseball stars…
It Happened on Broadway: An Oral History of the Great White Way
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|December 2, 2014

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In this deliciously revealing oral history of Broadway from World War II through the early 1980s, more than one hundred theater veterans—including Carol Channing, Hal Prince, Donna McKechnie, Hal Holbrook, Andrea McArdle, and Al Hirschfeld—deliver the…
The Sports Junkie's Book Of Trivia, Terms, And Lingo: What They Are, Where They Came From, And How…

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Combining the content of two of Frommer's previous books, Sports Roots and Sports Lingo, this book not only explains how nicknames, namesakes, trophies, competitions, and expressions in the world of sports came to be, but also serves as a useful dictionary of…
Remembering Yankee Stadium
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|March 17, 2016

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Throughout the 2008 season, each game played at the world's most beloved stadium brought "The House That Ruth Built" closer to shutting its gates forever. Players envisioned running off the field one last time. Vendors anticipated selling their last…
Rickey And Robinson: The Men Who Broke Baseball's Color Barrier

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Blending exclusive rare interviews with Rachel Robinson (Jackie's widow), Mack Robinson (Jackie's brother), Hall of Famers Monte Irvin, Duke Snider, Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella, Ralph Kiner, and others, celebrated author Harvey Frommer evokes the lives of…
The Ultimate Yankee Book: From the Beginning to Today: Trivia, Facts and Stats, Oral History…

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The perfect gift for the diehard fan, an enviable treasure for yourself, The Ultimate Yankee Book is the most current and comprehensive source of trivia, people and stories from the team’s creation in 1901 to today. Harvey Frommer, the celebrated baseball…
Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball
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|October 1, 2016

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Another peek at baseball's good old days—or, in this case, bad old days—by veteran sports-historian Harvey Frommer. Frommer paints Shoeless Joe as a baseball natural ("Joe Jackson hit the ball harder than any man ever to play baseball"—Ty Cobb), an…
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