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Summer of '49
Summer of '49
Author: David Halberstam
The year was 1949, and a war-wearied nation turned from the battlefields to the ball fields in search of new heroes. It was a summer that marked the beginning of a sports rivalry unequaled in the annals of athletic competition. The awesome New York Yankees and the indomitable Boston Red Sox were fighting for supremacy of baseball's American Leag...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780380710751
ISBN-10: 0380710757
Publication Date: 2/1997
Pages: 352
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 26 ratings
Publisher: Avon Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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Compelling material from a historical standpoint if not riveting in its writing, fans of DiMaggio or Williams should be the real target audience.
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Great baseball history!
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Makes you feel like you were there with the players.
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