With Father’s Day quickly approaching I thought I’d concentrate on a couple of books that would be great for dad. Perhaps mores o if he’s a fan of the Bronx Bombers, but these would be just as appropriate if he’s a student of baseball history as well as baseball cards, respectively.
I’m speaking of The New York Times Story of the Yankees: 382 Articles, Profiles and Essays from 1903 to Present, edited by Dave Anderson (published by Black Dog and Leventhal) and Yankee Greats: 100 Classic Baseball Cards, by Bob Woods (Stewart Tabori & Chang, an imprint of Abrams).
I spoke with both of these gentlemen recently. Here are their stories.