Johnny Damon

Johnny Damon

by Brian O'Connell
     
 

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"What will Johnny do?" That was the question on the lips of Boston Red Sox fans-otherwise known as Red Sox Nation-during the 2004 season. That year, Johnny Damon and his band of self-proclaimed "Idiots" stunned the baseball world by staging a historic comeback against longtime rivals, the New York Yankees, in the American League Championship Series. Shortly after,

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"What will Johnny do?" That was the question on the lips of Boston Red Sox fans-otherwise known as Red Sox Nation-during the 2004 season. That year, Johnny Damon and his band of self-proclaimed "Idiots" stunned the baseball world by staging a historic comeback against longtime rivals, the New York Yankees, in the American League Championship Series. Shortly after, they routed the St. Louis Cardinals for Boston's first title in 86 years. Damon was a chief architect of that championship before leaving the Red Sox and signing with their bitter rivals in New York. Explore the life of this great player, who is known as much for his charisma and matinee-idol looks as he is for his athletic talent.

About the Author:
Brian O'Connell is the author of 14 books, two of which have been Book-of-the-Month Club selections

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791098455
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/15/2008
Series:
Baseball Superstars Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

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