This revised and updated edition of sportswriter Ron Green Jr.’s 101 Reasons to Love the Yankees is a rousing celebration of the Bronx Bombers told through historic black-and-white and contemporary color photos, baseball cards, trivia, sports lore, and memorabilia.
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 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.