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This Championship Season: The Incredible Story of the 1998 New York Yankees' Record-Breaking 125 Win Season
     

This Championship Season: The Incredible Story of the 1998 New York Yankees' Record-Breaking 125 Win Season

by Howard Blatt
 
The 1998 New York Yankees' record-breaking season will go down in history as one of the greatest achievements in all of sports. With a remarkable combination of incredible pitching, awesome power, sparkling defense, blazing speed, and incomparable team chemistry, the Bronx Bombers crushed their rivals to become the first American League team to post 114 regular-season

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The 1998 New York Yankees' record-breaking season will go down in history as one of the greatest achievements in all of sports. With a remarkable combination of incredible pitching, awesome power, sparkling defense, blazing speed, and incomparable team chemistry, the Bronx Bombers crushed their rivals to become the first American League team to post 114 regular-season victories. From the first pitch to the final out, relive the memories and the magic, the tragedies and the triumphs of one of baseball's all-time winningest teams, including:blockquote

  • David Wells' phenomenal perfect game
  • Darryl Strawberry and David Cone's return to Shea Stadium after a Yankee Stadium beam collapsed
  • Bernie Williams' race to win the batting crown
  • Cone's quest for 20 victories
  • The shock of Strawberry's cancer announcement
  • Shane Spencer's end-of-season slugfest
  • The AL Division's Series sweep of the Texas Rangers
  • Their stirring rally against Cleveland in the ALCS
  • And their dominating World Series sweep of the San Diego Padres

Complete with Yankee regular season and postseason player statistics, with dozens of photos, postseason boxscores, and monumental moments, This Championship Season is a testament and tribute to a Yankee team that's earned its place in history -- and our hearts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671035969
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Publication date:
10/27/1998
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
4.17(w) x 6.77(h) x 0.95(d)

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