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The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons

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A loving look at the old ball game, from the cartoonists at The New Yorker

America's national pastime engages fans and fanatics across the country and around the world. Across the magazine's eight decades, the artists at The New Yorker have captured the emotional essence of the game, and The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons, Second Edition brings an all-star lineup of cartooning greats together in one ...

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Overview

A loving look at the old ball game, from the cartoonists at The New Yorker

America's national pastime engages fans and fanatics across the country and around the world. Across the magazine's eight decades, the artists at The New Yorker have captured the emotional essence of the game, and The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons, Second Edition brings an all-star lineup of cartooning greats together in one delightful collection.

  • Collects over 100 drawings that present a playful view of the all-American sport
  • Includes an introduction by Michael Crawford
  • Features classic cartoons by New Yorker legends from Charles Addams to Jack Ziegler

Selected by Robert Mankoff, acclaimed cartoonist and cartoon editor of The New Yorker, The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons is a home run for baseball fans of all ages.

The cartoonists at "The New Yorker" once again hit a home run with this funny and insightful look at all aspects of baseball.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Clever, insightful and on target in depicting the game, the players, and the fans. Funny, too, of course.”
Polo.com

“Even if you can’t tell a box score from a box top, you’ll like this droll take on our national pastime . . . ”
Reader’s Digest

“There are plenty of tears in baseball . . . thank godness the game has some humor to see us through the low points. If you like baseball, you’ll smile as you flip through the pages of The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons.
Fresno Bee

“Baseball is a funny game. Really. The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons gives ample demonstration.”
The Baltimore Sun

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118342046
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/5/2012
  • Series: New Yorker Series , #11
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 125
  • Sales rank: 229,491
  • Product dimensions: 8.19 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Mankoff is the cartoon editor of The New Yorker. He is also a cartoonist, and more than 900 of his cartoons have been published in the magazine in the past thirty years, including the best-selling New Yorker cartoon of all time. He is the author of the book The Naked Cartoonist, published in 2002, about the creative process behind developing magazine-style cartoons. He has also edited dozens of cartoon books and published four of his own.

Michael Crawford is a staff cartoonist at The New Yorker, which has published his cartoons since 1983. His work has appeared in many publications, including Paris Match and the National Enquirer. A full-time painter, Crawford lives and works in a red barn in Rhinebeck.

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Table of Contents

Index of Artists.

Marisa Acocella.
Charles Addams.
Peter Arno.
Perry Barlow.
Charles Barsotti.
Harry Bliss.
Michael Crawford.
Whitney Darrow Jr.
Chon Day.
Robert J. Day.
Richard Decker.
Dana Fradon.
Edward Frascino.
Herbert Goldberg.
Alex Gregory.
John Groth.
Sidney Hoff.
David Langdon.
Arnie Levin.
Lee Lorenz.
Robert Mankoff.
Charles E. Martin.
Henry Martin.
Joseph Mirachi.
Frank Modell.
William O’Brian.
Garrett Price.
George Price.
Gardner Rea.
Donald Reilly.
Mischa Richter.
Carl Rose.
Al Ross.
Charles Saxon.
Bernard Schoenbaum.
Danny Shanahan.
David Sipress.
Otto Soglow.
William Steig.
Peter Steiner.
Mick Stevens.
James Stevenson.
Barney Tobey.
Mike Twohy.
Robert Weber.
Bill Woodman.
Jack Ziegler.

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