Diamond in the Bronx Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York
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Timed to be released at the start of 2008 spring training, Neil Sullivan's The Diamond in the Bronx chronicles the entire history of a stadium that has been home to the greatest dynasty in sports history, a stadium that will see its final Yankees game in 2008. As Yankee Stadium is about to become a memory, an indelible part of the cultural history of baseball and of New York City, Neil Sullivan's The Diamond in the Bronx offers a fascinating account of its history and its position at the intersection of sports, business, government, and society, Sullivan tells how Yankee Stadium came to be built in 1923, at a time when the Bronx was a burgeoning borough that held middle class housing for…
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/31/2008
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall