The House That Ruth Built: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Championship, and the Redemption of 1923

The House That Ruth Built: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Championship, and the Redemption of 1923

The untold story of Babe Ruth's Yankees, John McGraw's Giants, and the extraordinary baseball season of 1923

Before the 27 World Series titles--before Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Derek Jeter-the Yankees were New York's shadow franchise. They hadn't won a championship, and they didn't even have their own field, renting the Polo Grounds from their cross-town rivals the New York Giants. In 1921 and 1922, they lost to the Giants when it mattered most: in October.… (more)

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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (April 04, 2011)

Parent ISBN: 9780316175173

File size: 4.1 MB

Language: English


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