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For the Love of the Yankees: An A-to-Z Primer for Yankees Fans of All Ages
     

For the Love of the Yankees: An A-to-Z Primer for Yankees Fans of All Ages

by Frederick C. Klein, Mark Anderson (Illustrator)
 

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While they're a popular target for sports pundits and jealous fans, no one can look you in the eye and say they don't wish that their team had the strong tradition, worldwide appeal, and continued success of the Yankees. The poetic text of Frederick C. Klein along with Mark Anderson's brilliant illustrations bring new life to this storied franchise. For the Love of

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While they're a popular target for sports pundits and jealous fans, no one can look you in the eye and say they don't wish that their team had the strong tradition, worldwide appeal, and continued success of the Yankees. The poetic text of Frederick C. Klein along with Mark Anderson's brilliant illustrations bring new life to this storied franchise. For the Love of the Yankees offers 26 reasons-one for each letter of the alphabet-to love the boys in pinstripes. From "A is for A-Rod" to "Z is for Tom Zachary," For the Love of the Yankees is a great way to introduce the young ones to one of the classic institutions in sports.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572435797
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
11.09(w) x 11.07(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

Frederick C. Klein is a longtime writer and editor for the Wall Street Journal, where he originated the "On Sports" column. He is a freelance writer and the author of many books, including several other entries in the For the Love of . . . series. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mark Anderson is an illustrator whose work has appeared on the back cover of National Geographic, the New Yorker, and Time and inside the Atlantic Monthly, BusinessWeek, Harvard Business Review, Outside, and many other periodicals. He is the illustrator and designer of Triumph Books' popular For the Love of . . . series. He lives in Chicago. Yogi Berra is a National Baseball Hall of Famer and a former MLB catcher, outfielder, and manager. He was named an All-Star player 15 times, won the American League MVP three times, played in 14 World Series games, and holds numerous World Series records including hitting the first pinch-hit home run in World Series history. As a manager, his teams won pennants in both the American and National Leagues during his career with the New York Mets and the New York Yankees. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

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