New York Yankees and the Meaning of Life

New York Yankees and the Meaning of Life

Book - 2009
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Love 'em or hate 'em, the New York Yankees have long been a dominating presence on the baseball diamond for decades. And everyone has something to say about them, especially some of the franchise's own sages, like Casey Stengel, who "couldn't have done it without my players." Or the inimitable Yogi Berra, quoted so often that he felt compelled to say, "I didn't really say everything I said." From Stengel and Berra and Babe Ruth to Mickey Mantle, Lou Gehrig, and Reggie Jackson, the Yankees have had more than their share of wise-cracking characters and eloquent gentlemen over their long and distinguished history.

And the Bronx Bombers have gotten as well as they've given, inspiring memorable remarks from everyone from Ernest Hemingway and Joe E. Lewis to James Thurber, Jimmy Breslin, and George W. Bush. Gathered here are the wittiest, pithiest, and most philosophical writings, quotes, sayings, and quips ever brought to bear by the Yankees. Illustrated with a lavish collection of photographs and images from today and yesterday, the book will delight not only the Yankees' legions of ardent defenders and detractors, but any fan of baseball and the bon mot .

Publisher: Minneapolis : MVP Books, 2009
ISBN: 9780760331941
0760331944
Branch Call Number: 796.357 Gentile
796.357 Gentile
Characteristics: 399 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 17 cm

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