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Yogi Berra : eternal Yankee

Author: Allen Barra
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this revelatory biography, Allen Barra presents Yogi's remarkable life as never seen before, 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  Read more...
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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: 9780393062335 0393062333
OCLC Number: 227016802
Description: xxxvii, 451 p., [32] p. of plates ; ill. ; 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 revelatory biography, Allen Barra presents Yogi's remarkable life as never seen before, 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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