The Big 50: New York Yankees

The Big 50: New York Yankees

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Overview

Longtime columnist Peter Botte recounts the living history of the team, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Learn about and revisit the remarkable stories, featuring greats like Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Lou Gehrig, Derek Jeter, and Aaron Judge.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629377544
Publisher: Triumph Books
Publication date: 04/14/2020
Series: Big 50 Series
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 322,775
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Peter Botte has been writing about New York sports for over 30 years and has covered the Yankees, Knicks, and Islanders as a beat reporter for the New York Daily News. His work has also appeared for the New York Post, SportsNet New York, and Newsday, among others.
 
 
Bernie Williams is a five-time All-Star, Williams played for the Yankees from 1991 to 2006. He resides in New York, New York.

Palminteri starred in A Bronx Tale, Bullets over Broadway, and The Usual Suspects. He resides in Westchester County, New York.

Table of Contents

Foreword Bernie Williams 9

Foreword Chazz Palminteri 17

1 The Bambino 22

2 Lou Gehrig 30

3 The Boss 37

4 Joe D. 44

5 The Mick 50

6 Yogi 56

7 Enter Sandman 64

8 Derek Jeter 70

9 Don Larsen's Perfect Game 78

10 61* 83

11 Mr. October 89

12 The 1996 Yankees 95

13 Murderers' Row 102

14 The 1998 Yankees 108

15 Thurman Munson 116

16 Whitey Ford 123

17 Elston Howard 129

18 Joe Torre 136

19 Casey Stengel 143

20 Billy Martin 148

21 The Core Four 156

22 A-Rod 161

23 Donnie Baseball 168

24 Scooter 177

25 Bucky "Freaking" Dent 183

26 Aaron "Bleeping" Boone 188

27 David Wells' Perfect Game 195

28 David Cone's Perfect Game 203

29 The 2000 Subway Series 209

30 The Colonels 216

31 The Chambliss Home Run 220

32 The Five-Peat 227

33 Brian Cashman 232

34 Goose Gossage 238

35 Yankees Announcers 245

36 Two Special Nights in the 2001 World Series 251

37 The 2009 Yankees 258

38 Bill Dickey 265

39 Ron Guidry's 1978 Season 270

40 Bernie Williams 275

41 Allie Reynolds' Two No-Hitters 280

42 Joe McCarthy 285

43 Righetti's No-Hitter 289

44 Jim Abbott's No-Hitter 295

45 The 1999 Yankees 302

46 Stick Michael 311

47 The New Boss 316

48 Yankee Stadium 321

49 George Costanza 327

50 The Baby Bombers 335

Acknowledgments 341

Bibliography 345

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