Synopses & Reviews
An examination of the unique parallels between New York Citys evolution and that of the New York Yankees, How the Yankees Explain New York illustrates how the storied history of the Bronx Bombers mirrors that of the Big Apple itself. The oldest professional sports franchise in the city, the Yankees have played in front of sold out crowds in the Bronx for nearly a century, and this work explores the relationship between Wall Street high-rollers and the Yankees record-setting payroll, describes the “city that never sleeps” through the nighttime antics of Mickey Mantle and Billy Martin, revisits the healing effect of the Yankees World Series run in the aftermath of 9/11, and much more. Entertaining and insightful, this book is sure to be popular amongst one of sports most passionate fan bases.
About the Author
Chris Donnelly is the author of Baseballs Greatest Series: Yankees, Mariners, and the 1995 Matchup that Changed History. He lives in Ewing, New Jersey.