Stadium - An Oral and Narrative History - of the House that Ruth Built
Written by Harvey Frommer
WHAT THEY HAVE SAID ABOUT THE BOOK
REMEMBERING YANKEE STADIUM (Fall 2008)
"I feel very
fortunate that I experienced the mystique of playing in Yankee Stadium.
There is no other stadium that had that aura. And Harvey Frommer
captures it all in this terrific book."
- Nolan Ryan
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"In this biography of a building in the Bronx, Harvey Frommer, an
accomplished writer about many facets of baseball, illuminates the truth
of Winston Churchill's famous aphorism that "we shape our buildings;
thereafter they shape us." This history of Yankee Stadium is a fine
contribution to the history of the national pastime."
- GEORGE F. WILL
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When you're a kid growing up in the Bronx in the 40's, a
visit to Yankee Stadium is something you never forget. It was a thrill
then and now all these years later, it means even more to me. In this
terrific book, Harvey Frommer brings it all back again."
- REGIS PHILBIN
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"Author Harvey Frommer brings the story of Yankee
Stadium's past to us in its full and vivid glory."
- BOB SHEPPARD
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"You're going to keep this book around the house for a
long time. You're going to devour it. You're going to keep going back to
it five years, 10, 20, 30 years in the future as you sit with kids and
grandkids and tell them about the people who ran across a stretch of
green grass in the Bronx."
- LEIGH MONTVILLE, "The Big Bam"
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"Another instant classic from Baseball's greatest author,
- SETH SWIRSKY, "Baseball Letters"
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"As a Red Sox fan living behind enemy lines, this one's
kind of hard to take: a lively, colorful, altogether winning illustrated
biography of the House Our Former Pitcher Built. The pictures take you
through the portals, and the voices of fans and players bring the place
alive. The Stadium is preserved for eternity in Harvey Frommer's
- ROBERT SULLIVAN, "Our Red Sox: A Story of Family,
Friends & Fenway"
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"This book is big and beautiful and filled with glorious
memories, just like the ball park it memorializes. Harvey Frommer has
the eye of a historian and the heart of a fan.
Fans will treasure this gem for many, many years.
- JONATHAN EIG, "Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou
baseball team uniforms were quite different than how they are today.
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About the Author:
Harvey Frommer is in his 37th year of writing books.
A noted oral historian and sports journalist, the author of 41 sports
books including the classics: "New York City Baseball,1947-1957" and
"Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball," his acclaimed REMEMBERING YANKEE
STADIUM was published in 2008 and his REMEMBERING FENWAY PARK: AN ORAL
AND NARRATIVE HISTORY OF THE HOME OF RED SOX NATION was published to
acclaim in 2011.
His work has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times,
Washington Post, New York Daily News, Newsday, USA Today, Men's Heath,
The Sporting News, among other publications.
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Frommer along with his wife, Myrna Katz Frommer are the authors of
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