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Damn Yankees - Twenty-four Major League Writers on the World's Most Loved and Hated Team

Rob Fleder

Everyone has an opinion about the Yankees. More than an opinion in most cases, but an opinion at the very least. —From the Introduction Love them or hate them, the New York Yankees have been an American institution for nearly a century. With their rich history and colorful cast of characters, the Yankees never fail to inspire or provoke. In this exciting compendium, some of today's most acclaimed writers—including Pete Dexter, Colum McCann, Roy Blount Jr., Dan Barry, Jane Leavy, Charles P. Pierce, J. R. Moehringer, Daniel Okrent, Frank DeFord, Bill James, and many more—step up to the plate to take their cuts. The result is a collection of original essays as idiosyncratic and expansive as the team that has inspired them: ruminations on Babe Ruth's gravestone, Derek Jeter's swing, and the upper-deck vantage of the Oldest Living Yankee; dual allegiances; mortal rivalries; and every other subject that spans from the hilarious (the Yankee wife-swap of the '70s) to the sublime (the grace of Catfish Hunter). Superbly written, deeply insightful, and full of both passion and humor, Damn Yankees is a completely fresh look at baseball's most enduring franchise by a Murderers' Row of writers as stacked as that of the 1927 Yanks.

Everyone has an opinion about the Yankees. More than an opinion in most cases, but an opinion at the very least. —From the Introduction Love them or hate them, the New York Yankees have been an American institution for nearly a century. With their rich history and colorful cast of characters, the Yankees never fail to inspire or provoke. In this exciting compendium, some of today's most acclaimed writers—including Pete Dexter, Colum McCann, Roy Blount Jr., Dan Barry, Jane Leavy, Charles P. Pierce, J. R. Moehringer, Daniel Okrent, Frank DeFord, Bill James, and many more—step up to the plate to take their cuts. The result is a collection of original essays as idiosyncratic and expansive as the team that has inspired them: ruminations on Babe Ruth's gravestone, Derek Jeter's swing, and the upper-deck vantage of the Oldest Living Yankee; dual allegiances; mortal rivalries; and every other subject that spans from the hilarious (the Yankee wife-swap of the '70s) to the sublime (the grace of Catfish Hunter). Superbly written, deeply insightful, and full of both passion and humor, Damn Yankees is a completely fresh look at baseball's most enduring franchise by a Murderers' Row of writers as stacked as that of the 1927 Yanks.
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Everyone has an opinion about the Yankees. More than an opinion in most cases, but an opinion at the very least. —From the Introduction Love them or hate them, the New York Yankees have been an American institution for nearly a century. With their rich history and colorful cast of characters, the Yankees never fail to inspire or provoke. In this exciting compendium, some of today's most acclaimed writers—including Pete Dexter, Colum McCann, Roy Blount Jr., Dan Barry, Jane Leavy, Charles P. Pierce, J. R. Moehringer, Daniel Okrent, Frank DeFord, Bill James, and many more—step up to the plate to take their cuts. The result is a collection of original essays as idiosyncratic and expansive as the team that has inspired them: ruminations on Babe Ruth's gravestone, Derek Jeter's swing, and the upper-deck vantage of the Oldest Living Yankee; dual allegiances; mortal rivalries; and every other subject that spans from the hilarious (the Yankee wife-swap of the '70s) to the sublime (the grace of Catfish Hunter). Superbly written, deeply insightful, and full of both passion and humor, Damn Yankees is a completely fresh look at baseball's most enduring franchise by a Murderers' Row of writers as stacked as that of the 1927 Yanks.

Language:

English

Narrators:

George Guidall, Ron McLarty, Barbara Caruso, Scott Sowers

Length:

8h 8m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:45


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:11


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

23:11


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

11:19


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

14:01


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

38:43


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

11:45


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:00


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

30:22


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

18:37


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

22:10


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

16:41


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

24:46


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:28


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

16:38


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

31:42


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:11


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

20:49


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

24:07


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

12:24


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

21:18


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

42:16


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

16:49


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

10:23


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

25:08


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

13:20


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

00:56