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Free eBook Dawn of a Dynasty: The Incredible and Improbable Story of the 1947 New York Yankees download ISBN: 0595693784
Author: Frank Strauss
Publisher: iUniverse, Inc. (February 4, 2008)
Language: English
Pages: 192
Category: Sports Books
Subcategory: Baseball
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Frank Strauss takes us down memory lane to the dawn of the dynasty of the greatest team in baseball. I can remember the thrill of attending my first Yankee game on July 25, 1947 (Strauss summarizes this game on page 72).

Frank Strauss takes us down memory lane to the dawn of the dynasty of the greatest team in baseball. I was 9 years old in 1947 when I became fascinated with the game of baseball and adopted the Yankees as my team. Taking the bus from College Point to the Main Street Flushing station where my parents and I boarded the subway. We disembarked at Grand Central Station and boarded the Woodlawn-Jerome subway.

Dawn of a Dynasty book. The New York Yankees were picked to finish no higher than third place. The reporters were wrong

Dawn of a Dynasty book. The reporters were wrong. The Yankees were a veteran team as Joe DiMaggio, Phil Rizzuto, Tommy Henrich, and Charlie Keller returned from World War II military service. It was also At the start of the 1947 baseball season, reporters projected the Boston Red Sox would repeat as American League champions.

The Incredible and Improbable Story of the 1947 New York Yankees.

Dawn of a Dynasty : The Incredible and Improbable Story of the 1947 New York Yankees.

Frank Strauss (author). Hardback Published: 04/02/2008. Usually dispatched within 3 weeks.

PLEASANTVILLE Mount Pleasant Public Library Frank Strauss discusses his book Dawn of a Dynasty: The Incredible and Improbable Story of the 1947 New York Yankees.

The history of the New York Yankees Major League Baseball (MLB) team spans more than a century. Frank J. Farrell and William Stephen Devery bought the rights to an American League (AL) club in New York City after the 1902 season. The team, which became known as the Yankees in 1913, rarely contended for the AL championship before the acquisition of outfielder Babe Ruth after the 1919 season.

1947 New York Yankees. 1947 World Series Champions 1947 American League Champions. The team finished with a record of 97–57, winning their 15th pennant, finishing 12 games ahead of the Detroit Tigers. Major League affiliations. New York was managed by Bucky Harris. The Yankees played their home games at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in 7 games.

Product Information Lyle Spatz's many books include 1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York (with coauthor Steve Steinberg), winner of the 2011.

Commemorates the 1947 New York Yankees championship team - the players, on the field and off, and the events surrounding their remarkable season. University of Nebraska Press. Lyle Spatz's many books include 1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York (with coauthor Steve Steinberg), winner of the 2011 Seymour Medal, and The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America: The 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers, both published by the University of Nebraska Press.

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At the start of the 1947 baseball season, reporters projected the Boston Red Sox would repeat as American League champions. The New York Yankees were picked to finish no higher than third place. The reporters were wrong.

The Yankees were a veteran team as Joe DiMaggio, Phil Rizzuto, Tommy Henrich, and Charlie Keller returned from World War II military service. It was also a team that introduced New York fans to rookies Yogi Berra, Bobby Brown, and Frank Shea. The team saw stand-out performances from players such as Allie Reynolds, who was obtained in a trade with Cleveland and was a nineteen-game winner, and Joe Page, who became baseball’s top relief hurler that same year.

Frank Strauss was a twelve-year-old fan in 1947; he kept meticulous scrapbooks and even met some of the players. In Dawn of a Dynasty, he relives for readers how this team won nineteen straight games in midseason and later claimed the pennant—then capped the season with a memorable World Series win against the Brooklyn Dodgers.

The unforgettable 1947 Yankee team launched a remarkable record of winning fifteen American League pennants and ten World Championships between 1947 and 1964 and truly marked the Dawn of a Dynasty.
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Frank Strauss takes us down memory lane to the dawn of the dynasty of the greatest team in baseball. I was 9 years old in 1947 when I became fascinated with the game of baseball and adopted the Yankees as my team.

I can remember the thrill of attending my first Yankee game on July 25, 1947 (Strauss summarizes this game on page 72). Taking the bus from College Point to the Main Street Flushing station where my parents and I boarded the subway. We disembarked at Grand Central Station and boarded the Woodlawn-Jerome subway. I stood enthralled as the dimly lit tracks and pillars rushed toward me until finally the train emerged from the darkness onto the elevated tracks, the majestic Yankee Stadium suddenly appearing bigger than life beside the station at 161st. Street.

Once in the ballpark, I saw for the first time, in their traditional pinstripe livery, the greatest team in baseball, THE NEW YORK YANKEES. There was number 5, the "Yankee Clipper", Joe DiMaggio, number 15, "Old Reliable" Tommy Henrich, number 6, "Doctor" Bobby Brown and number 22, the "Super Chief" Allie Reynolds among others like Phil Rizzuto, "Yogi" Berra, George McQuinn, George "Snuffy" Stirnweiss and Johnny Lindell. That Yankee team won the pennant by 12 games, winning a total of 97 plus four as they defeated the arch-enemy, the Brooklyn Dodgers in a seven game World Series.

Over the next 18 years, the Yankees rewarded my allegiance with 15 American League pennants, losing only in 1948 and (despite winning 103 games) in 1954 to the Cleveland Indians, and then in 1959 to the Chicago White Sox. During those 15 Fall Classic appearances from 1947 through 1964, the Yankees won 10 World Series Championships. It was difficult for me not to assume that God was also a Yankee fan.

I looked up to and emulated these athletes when I was a boy, and nothing I have discovered has or ever will change my attitude toward them. It is one thing that has enriched my life and allowed me to transcend the realities of everyday life.

Thank you Frank for taking us back to that 1947 season.

Paul A. Tambrino, Ed.D., Ph.D.
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I became a baseball and Yankee fan in 1947; went to my first game on July 25, 1947. Strauss did an excellent job of allowing me to revisit all the excitement of the pennant race through the World Series of that year. For those who read this book I would also recommend a much better written book, "A Legend in The Making," by Richard Toffel -- a book about the the great Yankee team of 1939.