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Yogi Berra : eternal Yankee

Author: Allen Barra
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2010, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this biography, Allen Barra presents Yogi Berra's life, from his childhood in "Dago Hill," the Italian-American neighborhood in St. Louis, to his leading role on the 1949-53 Yankees, the only team to win five consecutive World Series, to the travails of the '64 pennant race, through his epic battles and final peace with George Steinbrenner. Features one hundred photos and countless "Yogi-isms."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Yogi Berra; Yogi Berra
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Barra
ISBN: 9780393337143 0393337146
OCLC Number: 317919784
Notes: "First published as a Norton paperback 2010"--Title page verso.
Description: xxxvii, 451 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: King of the hill (1925-1942) --
Larry Berra, they call him Yogi (1943-1946) --
A silly hitter (1947) --
A rather strange fellow of very remarkable abilities (1948-1949) --
Mister Berra ... my assistant manager (1950-1951) --
Residue of design (1952-1953) --
The house that Yogi built (1954-1956) --
The silver age (1957-1960) --
Manage who? (1961-1964) --
It ain't over (1965-1975) --
Déjà vu all over again (1976-1985) --
Eternal Yankee (1986- ).
Responsibility: Allen Barra.

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In this biography, Allen Barra presents Yogi Berra's life, from his childhood in "Dago Hill," the Italian-American neighborhood in St. Louis, to his leading role on the 1949-53 Yankees, the only team to win five consecutive World Series, to the travails of the '64 pennant race, through his epic battles and final peace with George Steinbrenner. Features one hundred photos and countless "Yogi-isms."

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