Red Sox vs. Yankees: The Great Rivalry

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Red Sox vs. Yankees: The Great Rivalry covers nearly a century's worth of epic battles on and off the baseball field between these age-old rivals. Featuring exclusive interviews with former governors Mario Cuomo of New York and Michael Dukakis of assachusetts, former press secretary Ari Fleischer, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, congressmen, reporters, broadcasters, and especially players, coaches, managers and front-office execs from the Red Sox and Yankees including Don Zimmer, Nomar Garciaparra, Derek Lowe, Jason and Jeremy Giambi, Lou Meroni, Dwight Evans, and Theo Epstein.

Two unique features of the book are a Rivalry Timeline and a "Talkin' Rivalry" section, a free-for-all in print among fans, journalists, and players who all have something to say. Other chapters include "Marker Moments," in-depth profiles of Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium.

More than two years in the making, this coffee-table book will have nearly 256 pages of text and more than 125 photos, some in color, some archival. A perfect book for Yankee fans, Red Sox fans, and all baseball fans.

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This signature book by the father-son team of Harvey Frommer and Frederic J. Frommer on the "Great Rivalry" features exclusive interviews with former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, former governors Mario Cuomo of New York and Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts, former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer, congressmen, reporters, broadcasters, and especially former and current players, coaches, managers and front-office execs from the Red Sox and Yankees including: Don Zimmer, Theo Epstein, Nomar Garciaparra, Willie Randolph, Derek Lowe, Jason and Jeremy Giambi, Lou Meroni, Dwight Evans, Lou Piniella, Mike Torrez, Johnny Pesky, Phil Rizzuto, Hawk Harrelson, Bob Watson, Ralph Houk, Eddie Yost, Dwight Evans, Chico Walker, Tony Cloninger, Casey Fossum, Steve Karsay, Grady Little, Mike Stanley, Jim Kaat, Jerry Remy, Mel Parnell and more.

Two unique features of Red Sox Vs. Yankees are a "Rivalry Timeline" and a "Talkin' Rivalry" section, a free-for-all in print among fans, journalists, players-all of whom have much to get off their chests.

Other chapters include Marker Moments, in-depth profiles of Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium.

Filled with facts, stories, oral and narrative history, oddities, stats and lists, more than two years in the making, this lavish coffee-table book has nearly 256 pages and more than 125 photos, some in color, some archival.

This is the perfect book for Yankee fans, Red Sox fans, and all baseball fans.

About the Author:

Harvey Frommer is the celebrated author of more than 33 sports books including the classics Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball and New York City Baseball. Honored by the New York State Legislature, cited in the Congressional Record as a sports historian and journalist, the prolific Frommer is also the author of The New York Yankee Encyclopedia and A Yankee Century. Together with his wife, Myrna Katz Frommer, he authored the critically acclaimed oral histories: It Happened in the Catskills, It Happened in Brooklyn, It Happened on Broadway, Growing Up Jewish in America, and It Happened in Manhattan. Frommer is a professor in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program at Dartmouth College and a longtime follower of the Yankee-Red Sox rivalry.

Frederic J. Frommer, the co-author of Growing Up Baseball, is a political reporter with The Associated Press in Washington, D.C. His work has appeared in the The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and USA Today, among others.

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