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Remembering Yankee Stadium

An Oral and Narrative History of 'the House That Ruth Built'

By Harvey Frommer

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Format: Paperback, 248 pages
Other Information: 16 black & white halftones
Published In: United States, 17 March 2016
From the day it opened in 1923 with Babe Ruth's famous third-inning home run, Yankee Stadium has been, to baseball fans and New Yorkers alike, the ultimate sports icon. When "The House That Ruth Built" closes its doors at the end of the 2008 season, a remarkable era in baseball history will end. Renowned baseball historian Harvey Frommer's Remembering Yankee Stadium: An Oral and Narrative History of "The House That Ruth Built" chronicles the Stadium's spectacular eighty-five-year journey, through priceless photographs, a decade-by-decade narrative, and vivid first-person reminiscences. This rich and compelling book offers a one-of-a-kind account that is sure to move and inspire every baseball fan.

About the Author

Harvey Frommer is a noted sports author and oral historian. He has written more than forty-two sports books including When It Was Just a Game, Remembering Fenway Park, and the autobiographies of Red Holzman, Nolan Ryan, and Tony Dorsett. Cited in the Congressional Record and by the New York State Legislature as a sports historian and journalist, Dr. Frommer is a professor in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program at Dartmouth College. He lives in Lyme, New Hampshire with his wife, Myrna.

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"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 and Narrative 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

EAN: 9781630761554
ISBN: 1630761559
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Dimensions: 22.8 x 15 x 1.9 centimetres (0.37 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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