New York City Baseball: The Last Golden Age

New York City Baseball: The Last Golden Age

by Harvey Frommer
     
 

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.
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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.

Editorial Reviews

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."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156655002
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/01/1992
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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