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
     
 

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Expressing the passion felt for the Yankees using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to the New York team explores the sports obsession in a fresh and humorous way. Readers will enjoy fun facts and amusing illustrations of some of the most famous—and infamous—characters

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Expressing the passion felt for the Yankees using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to the New York team explores the sports obsession in a fresh and humorous way. Readers will enjoy fun facts and amusing illustrations of some of the most famous—and infamous—characters in the baseball team's history, including Yogi Berra, Roger Clemens, Joe DiMaggio, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Babe Ruth, and Tom Zachary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600780868
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
For the Love Of... Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
602,011
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.70(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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