Girardi: Passion In Pinstripes

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Drawn from more than 60 interviews and hours of face time, this authorized biography offers an unprecedented inside-the-dugout look at the manager who guided the New York Yankees to their 27th world championship. Beginning with his childhood in the baseball mecca of Chicago, this book traces Joe Girardi’s rise from a catcher at Northwestern University to his time in the minors, his 15 years in the majors, and his successful career as a manager. As much a character portrait of the man as a chronicle of his ...

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Overview

Drawn from more than 60 interviews and hours of face time, this authorized biography offers an unprecedented inside-the-dugout look at the manager who guided the New York Yankees to their 27th world championship. Beginning with his childhood in the baseball mecca of Chicago, this book traces Joe Girardi’s rise from a catcher at Northwestern University to his time in the minors, his 15 years in the majors, and his successful career as a manager. As much a character portrait of the man as a chronicle of his achievements, this study reveals the amalgam of influences—the relentless work ethic learned from his father combined with the systematic mind of an engineer, the baseball know-how instilled by the likes of Don Zimmer and Joe Torre, and the heart of his tenacious mother—that combined to propel Girardi to his current stature.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600785825
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 4/1/2012
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 722,649
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Kernan is an award-winning sports columnist for the New York Post who has covered the New York Yankees since 1999. He is the author of numerous baseball-related books, including Amazing!, and the coauthor of I'm Just Getting Started. He lives in Pequannock, New Jersey.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2012

    By far, the worst sports bio I've ever read. Filled with typos a

    By far, the worst sports bio I've ever read. Filled with typos and grammatical errors, repeats the same sentences and ideas over and over, and seriously redefines the "fluff" biography. This is a newspaper columnist writing a really long column, that's all. Don't waste your time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2012

    By far, the worst sports bio I've ever read. Filled with typos a

    By far, the worst sports bio I've ever read. Filled with typos and grammatical errors, repeats the same sentences and ideas over and over, and seriously redefines the "fluff" biography. This is a newspaper columnist writing a really long column, that's all. Don't waste your time.

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