The Sporting News. Yankees: A Century of Greatness. (EASTON PRESS - 2002)

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AUTHOR: The Sporting News. 

TITLE: Yankees: A Century of Greatness.

PUBLISHER: Easton Press, 2002.

DESCRIPTION: 1 vol., hardbound in full leather, gilt stamped covers and spine, all edges gilt.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is a beautifully produced leather bound Heirloom Edition of “Yankees: A Century of Greatness” published by the Easton Press in conjunction with the Sporting News in 2002. From the publisher, “A fitting tribute to the illustrious baseball dynasty. They're the baseball team of the century ­­ the New York Yankees. In time to commemorate their 100th season in New York, The Sporting News and The Easton Press celebrates one of the most legendary franchises in professional sports. A century of Yankees legend and lore is brought to life in this lavishly illustrated keepsake volume. From the Bronx Bombers of the 1920s to the millennial World Champions, this baseball dynasty's fascinating journey is re-created through exclusive images from The Sporting News archives. All the larger-than-life players are profiled, from golden-era greats ­­ Ruth, Gehrig, and DiMaggio ­­ to contemporary Yankees icons ­­ Jeter, Clemens and Giambi. Fans will bask in the memories of their favorites ­­ Thurman Munson and Chris Chambliss. Fans will relive the triumphs of baseball's winningest team in chapters devoted to each world-championship season. The Yankees have provided baseball with some of its most memorable moments, unforgettable players, and one of its most hallowed venues, Yankee Stadium. All of this rich history and tradition is now captured in a collection that any Yankees fan ­­any baseball fan ­­will treasure.”