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Yankee Stadium : a tribute : 85 years of memories, 1923-2008

Author: Les Krantz
Publisher: New York : Harper Entertainment, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Visual material : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A history of "The House that Ruth Built" profiles the significant events that have taken place there, from Babe Ruth's sixtieth home run to Jim Abbott's 1993 no-hitter, as well as non-sporting events hosted at the stadium, including North America's first papal mass.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Les Krantz
ISBN: 9780061438608 : 006143860X
OCLC Number: 156816831
Notes: Accompanied by a DVD.
Performer(s): Hosted by Reggie Jackson (DVD).
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 videodisc (57 min. : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: 1. MAGICAL MOMENTS: The Babe wallops a record 60 --
DiMaggio streaks to 56 --
Reynolds tosses double no-nos --
The Mick's mighty blast (Mickey Mantle) --
Roger Maris one-ups The Babe --
Yankee Doodle Dandy --
Abbott's superhuman feat --
Still plenty good --
What happened? Perfection! --
Cone replicates perfecto --
400 and counting --
2. OCTOBER CLASSICS: A wild finish --
The first three-peat --
It's Yankees in a thriller --
Bombers broom the Phils --
Hank Bauer triples the fun --
High five --
Don Larsen's masterpiece --
Chris Chambliss' pennant-winning pop --
Mr. October --
Nice glove, kid! --
Yankees gallop to title --
Yanks restore New York pride --
Aaron Boone prolongs the curse --
3. STADIUM MILESTONES: Ruth christens Yankee Stadium --
Night ball in the Bronx --
The stadium gets a face lift --
Four million strong --
4. A SHOWCASE FOR THE STARS: A doomed Lou Gehrig bids farewell --
New York's all-star cast --
Babe Ruth Day --
So long, Babe --
Saluting The Mick --
An all-star game at the Bronx Zoo --
Farewell, Captain --
A day for Scooter Rizzuto --
A final tribute for Joltin' Joe Di Maggio --
Four for five for No. 2 --
5. NOT JUST BASEBALL: One for The Gipper --
Joe Louis' Nazi knockout --
Billy Graham's Bronx Crusade --
The greatest game of all --
Sermon on the mound --
To the moon, Tim Norton! --
Honoring victims and heroes.
Responsibility: Les Krantz ; with commentary by three generations of Yankees ; includes original DVD documentary hosted by Reggie Jackson.

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A history of "The House that Ruth Built" profiles the significant events that have taken place there, from Babe Ruth's sixtieth home run to Jim Abbott's 1993 no-hitter, as well as non-sporting events hosted at the stadium, including North America's first papal mass.

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