New York City Baseball: The Last Golden Age

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When the lights came on again after World War II, they illuminated a New York eager for action. The author tells how the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers-with their rivalries, their successes, and their stars-provided that action. New Afterword by the Author; photographs.

When the lights came on again after World War II, they illuminated a nation ready for heroes and a city--New York--eager for entertainment. Baseball provided...

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Overview

When the lights came on again after World War II, they illuminated a New York eager for action. The author tells how the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers-with their rivalries, their successes, and their stars-provided that action. New Afterword by the Author; photographs.

When the lights came on again after World War II, they illuminated a nation ready for heroes and a city--New York--eager for entertainment. Baseball provided the heroes, and the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers--with their rivalries, their successes, their stars--provided the show. "We shall not have such an era again except in such loving books as this one."--Red Barber. 16 pages of photos.

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Newsday
No red-blooded baseball fan will want to be without it. A genuine social history of New York sports in 1947 to 1957. A compulsively fascinating book.
Red Barber
"We shall not have such an era again except in such loving books as this one."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780156655002
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 4/1/1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 234
  • Product dimensions: 5.31 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Harvey Frommer, a well-known sports historian, is the author of 34 sports books, including The New York Yankee Encyclopedia, Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball, and Growing Up Baseball with Frederic J. Frommer. His latest, A Yankee Century, was just published by Berkley. He lives in  New Hampshire and teaches at Dartmouth College.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
1 The Move 1
2 The Times 28
3 The Pioneers 52
4 The Giants 80
5 The Dodgers 97
6 The Yankees 126
7 The Rivalry 149
Afterwards 197
Appendix A New York Giants 203
Appendix B Brooklyn Dodgers 208
Appendix C New York Yankees 212
Appendix D Miscellaneous Statistics 217
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