Miracle Moments in New York Yankees History: The Turning Points, the Memorable Games, the Incredible Records

Miracle Moments in New York Yankees History: The Turning Points, the Memorable Games, the Incredible Records

by David Fischer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781613219980
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 04/04/2017
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 781,394
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

David Fischer has written for the New York Times and Sports Illustrated for Kids , and has worked at Sports Illustrated , National Sports Daily , and NBC Sports . He is the author of Yankee Stadium Scrapbook: A Lifetime of Memories and Derek Jeter #2: Thanks for the Memories ; coauthor of Sports of the Times and Greatest Sports Rivalries ; and editor of Facing Mariano Rivera . He lives in River Vale, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part 1 Birth of a Dynasty 1

1903: From Highlanders to Yankees 3

1904: The First Star 5

1912: Donning Pinstripes 7

1920: Here Comes the Babe 10

1923: The House That Ruth Built 13

1927: Murderers Row 16

1932: The Called Shot 20

1934: Larrupin' Lou 23

Part 2 The Bronx Bombers 27

1836: Poosh 'Em Up Tony 29

1937: DIMagglo Breaks Out 32

1939: "The Luckiest Man" 37

1941: Joe DiMaggio's Hitting Streak 44

1941: The Missed Third Strike 40

1943: Dickey Soldiers On 46

1947: One Out From Immortality 49

1949: Yankees Steal a Pennant 51

Part 3 Mickey, Casey, Whitey and Yogi 55

1953: Mantle's Tape Measure Hornet 57

1953: Five-Peat 59

1955: It's Déjà vu All Over Again 64

1956: The Mick's Triple Crown 68

1956: World Series Perfection 72

1957 Incident at the Copa 75

1960: Mazeroski Slays Goliath 78

1961: 61 In 61 80

1961: Ford Keeps Rolling 83

1962: Terry's Redemption 86

1964 End of the Dynasty 89

Part 4 The Bronx Zoo 93

1973: The Boss 95

1973: The First Designated Hitler 98

1974: Recline In a Catfish 101

1976: Chambilss Delivers 103

1977: Mr. October 108

1978: Louisiana Lightning 110

1978: Bullpen Aces 113

1978: Dent's Monster Moment 117

1978: The Comeback Kids 119

1979: A Yankee Tragedy 121

1981: Down Goes Frazler 124

1983: The Pine Tar Game 128

1987: Dannie Baseball 132

1993: Inspiration Personified 135

Part 5 The Core Four 139

1996: A New Dynasty Emerges 141

1998: Boomer's Big Day 147

1999: Finally Perfect 150

1999: Yankees Sweep Again 153

2000: Subway Series 157

2001: The Flip Play 161

2001: Mystique and Aura 164

2003: Boone Blasts Boston 168

2005: A-Rod's Big Night 171

2008: From Catcher to Manager 175

2008: The Captain Closes the Stadium 180

2009: Godzilla Conquers Gotham 184

2011: Mo Is Money 189

2011: Mr. 3000 191

2016: Baby Bombers 195

References 199

Acknowledgments 201

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