Coming Opening Day 2004
The Great Rivlary:
The Boston Red Sox vs The New York Yankees
Harvey Frommer and Frederic J. Frommer
****COMING OPENING DAY (or before)
Covers nearly a century's worth of epic battles on and
off the baseball field between these age-old rivals.
exclusive interviews with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani,
former governors Mario Cuomo of New York and Michael Dukakis of
Massachusetts, former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer,
congressmen, reporters, broadcasters, and especially former and current
players, coaches, managers and front-office execs from the Red Sox and
Yankees including: Don Zimmer, Theo Epstein, Nomar Garciaparra,
Willie Randolph, Derek Lowe, Jason and Jeremy Giambi, Lou Meroni, Dwight
Evans, Lou Piniella, Mike Torrez, Johnny Pesky, Phil Rizzuto, Hawk
Harrelson, Bob Watson, Ralph Houk, Eddie Yost, Dwight Evans, Chico
Walker, Tony Cloninger, Casey Fossum, Steve Karsay, Grady Little, Mike
Stanley, Jim Kaat, Jerry Remy, Mel Parnell,
features of the book are a Rivalry Timeline and a "Talkin' Rivalry"
section, a free-for-all in print among fans, journalists, players who all
have something to say.
chapters include Marker Moments, In-depth Profiles of Joe DiMaggio and
Ted Williams, Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium.
More than two
years in the making, this coffee-table book will have nearly 300 pages
and more than 125 photos, some in color, some archival.
book for Yankee fans, Red Sox fans, and all baseball fans.
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Harvey Frommer is the author of 34 sports books, including "The New
York Yankee Encyclopedia, "Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball," "Growing
Up Baseball" with Frederic J. Frommer and "Rickey and Robinson: The Men
Who Broke Baseball's Color Line, "A Yankee Century: A Celebration of the
First Hundred Years of Baseball's Greatest Team."
Frederic J. Frommer is an Associated Press correspondent based
in Washington, D.C. This is his second book.