Damn Yankees

Damn Yankees

Twenty-four Major League Writers on the World's Most Loved (and Hated) Team

Book - 2012
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Celebrating the New York Yankees, who have been an American institution for nearly a century, this exciting collection of original essays from renowned contemporary writers covers a broad range of subjects. 25,000 first printing.

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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.



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& Taylor

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 onone 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 fascinatingtakes on the most storied franchise of baseball's Major Leagues.
A collection of essays from contemporary writers celebrates the history of the Yankees, covering topics that range from Babe Ruth's gravestone to Derek Jeter's swing.

Publisher: New York : Ecco Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780062059628
Characteristics: 290 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Fleder, Rob

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