As a boy I spent most of my summers at my grandmother's beach house in Staten Island, mainly with my aunt and uncle (and two older sisters), who took over the house for the summer. Although he rarely went into the city, occasionally my uncle would snare a couple of tickets to a Yankees' game and off we'd go to see some of the greatest players of the era: Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Elston Howard, and Whitey Ford.
That was the start of my fascination with baseball, and with one of the greatest franchises in the major leagues. Fast forward several decades and I've revisited the team, but with a focus on how they started. It's a fascinating journey: from Baltimore to upper Manhattan to the Bronx. And soon you can read about it, but not before June 2014.
Author: W. Nikola-Lisa
Designer: Tom Greensfelder
Publisher: Gyroscope Books
Release Date: July 2014
Age Level: 12 and up
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