101 Reasons to Love the Yankees (Revised)
101 Reasons to Love the Yankees (Revised)
  • Imprint: Stewart, Tabori & Chang
  • Publication Date: August 1, 2009
  • Price: $15.95
  • Trim Size: 7 x 7
  • ISBN: 1-58479-715-0
  • EAN: 9781584797159
  • Page Count: 120
  • Illustrations: 100 color and b/w photos
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: US & Canada

Since their early days at the Polo Grounds, the Yankees have been destined for greatness. As baseball's most successful team, the Yankees have a devoted legion of fans who have endless reasons to cheer them on year after year.

This revised and updated edition of 101 Reasons to Love the Yankees is a rousing celebration of the Bronx Bombers told through historic and contemporary photos, baseball cards, trivia, sports lore, and memorabilia. The book captures 101 highlights of this baseball dynasty: the pinstripes, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Yankee Stadium, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi-isms, Billy Martin, Reggie Jackson, the subway series, legendary closer Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter, George Steinbrenner, the championships. The Yankees captured the hearts of past generations--and continue to do the same for the newest generation of baseball lovers.

About the author

Ron Green, Jr., a native of North Carolina, is a sportswriter for The Charlotte Observer. He is the author of 101 Reasons to Love the Cardinals, 101 Reasons to Love the Dodgers, and 101 Reasons to Love the Braves.