Proudest Yankees Of All

Overview

To mark the 100th anniversary of America's most storied baseball franchise, authors David Hickey and Kerry Keene salute a very special Yankees fraternity. The Proudest Yankees of All celebrates the 39 players, managers, and team executives who have been elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame for the baseball feats they achieved during their tenure with this storied ball club and over their careers. Ruth, Gehrig, Grove, Mantle, Jackson, McCarthy, Stengel, MacPhail and more are gathered in this one-of-a kind blue and ...

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Overview

To mark the 100th anniversary of America's most storied baseball franchise, authors David Hickey and Kerry Keene salute a very special Yankees fraternity. The Proudest Yankees of All celebrates the 39 players, managers, and team executives who have been elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame for the baseball feats they achieved during their tenure with this storied ball club and over their careers. Ruth, Gehrig, Grove, Mantle, Jackson, McCarthy, Stengel, MacPhail and more are gathered in this one-of-a kind blue and white pinstriped reunion. It's an entertaining and informative reference and tribute to the men who most define Yankees excellence.

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Editorial Reviews

Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning
...this books erves as a great reminder of why these players ended up in Cooperstown. It's a nice reference books, and it has some nice photographs.
— Scott Lynn
Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning
...this books erves as a great reminder of why these players ended up in Cooperstown. It's a nice reference books, and it has some nice photographs.
— Scott Lynn
Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning - Scott Lynn
...this books erves as a great reminder of why these players ended up in Cooperstown. It's a nice reference books, and it has some nice photographs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589790087
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

David Hickey is the co-author of The Babe in Red Stockings and resides in Whitman, Massachusetts, with his wife and three children. In addition to owning and operating his own company, he manages his son's Little League team. Kerry Keene is the author of three books on baseball and a member of the Society for American Baseball Research. He is married with two children and lives in Raynham, Massachusetts.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Authors' Note
Introduction
The Birth of a Dynasty, 1902 1
Dave Winfield 17
Lee MacPhail 25
Phil Niekro 31
Phil Rizzuto 37
Reggie Jackson 47
Tony Lazzeri 55
Gaylord Perry 63
Catfish Hunter 67
Enos Slaughter 71
Johnny Mize 77
Larry MacPhail 83
Joe Sewell 87
Bucky Harris 93
Mickey Mantle 99
Whitey Ford 113
Yogi Berra 125
Lefty Gomez 137
George Weiss 145
Earle Combs 151
Waite Hoyt 157
Stan Coveleski 165
Red Ruffing 171
Casey Stengel 179
Miller Huggins 189
Burleigh Grimes 197
Joe McCarthy 201
Joe DiMaggio 209
Frank Baker 225
Dazzy Vance 231
Bill Dickey 237
Ed Barrow 247
Paul Waner 253
Herb Pennock 257
Clark Griffith 265
Jack Chesbro 271
Frank Chance 277
Willie Keeler 283
Lou Gehrig 291
Babe Ruth 305
Future Yankee Additions to Cooperstown 316
Bibliography 319
Photo Credits 322
Index 323
About the Authors 329
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