The Year of the Gerbil: How the Yankees Won (and the Red Sox Lost) the Greatest Pennant Race Ever
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Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page: "Curt-- / Only a diehard Red Sox fan would announce a score at his first partner's meeting. / Con Chapman." Book is tight, square, and unmarked; the dust jacket is price-clipped. Laid in is a note to Curt on the author's stationery plus three printouts of email exchanges relating to the book and baseball. Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory # 003796
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From Opening Day through the Red Sox red-hot summer and on into September, when Boston's lead over the Yankees vanished into thin air during a series dubbed the "Boston Massacre", Chapman takes the reader through a play-by-play accounting of how the Red Sox succumbed to the ancient Greek sin of hubris. With the regular season culminating in a tie, forcing a one-game playoff between the perennially-winning Yankees and the frequently-hapless Red Sox -- a team that hadn't won a World Series since 1918 -- Chapman puts the reader right in the stands for that fateful day in October. Due to the author's fair treatment of both teams and his literary handling of his subject matter, The Year of the Gerbil is sure to delight fans of the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox as well as baseball fans everywhere as it takes its just place on bookshelves alongside of other great classics of the sport.
Title: The Year of the Gerbil: How the Yankees Won ...
Publisher: Rutledge Books, Danbury, Conn.
Publication Date: 1998
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition
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