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Yankee Miracles Life with the Boss and the Bronx Bombers

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ISBN-10: 0871406861

ISBN-13: 9780871406866

Edition: 2013

Authors: Ray Negron, Sally Cook

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If it was not all so true, you’d think it was a fairy tale. A seventeen-year-old from Queens spray paints graffiti on Yankee Stadium and gets nabbed by George Steinbrenner himself. Contrary to his gruff public image, the Boss—driven by a compassionate inner voice—reclaims the teen at a time when the Bronx is literally burning. Thus begins the unlikeliest of baseball stories, one in which Ray Negron is transformed from street kid to batboy and beyond. Befriending many of major league baseball’s greatest stars—Billy Martin, Reggie Jackson, Munson, Mantle, Catfish, A-Rod, Jeter, even Mrs. Lou Gehrig—Negron ultimately emerges as a dynamic community leader, dedicating his own life to helping the…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 9/9/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Ray Negron, a community advisor for the New York Yankees, is the author of three children's books and the producer of an animated film.

Sally Cook, the author of two children's books, is also the coauthor of Another Season, a New York Times bestseller.

Introduction
Prologue
The Boss and the Batboy
The Legend of Billy the Kid and a Sister Named Adele
The Birth of Mr. October
Two Cheesies: What I Learned from Thurman Munson
Bobby Murcer: Because We Loved Him
Catfish Hunter: Thank You for Being a Friend
Alex Rodriguez: The Man in the Mirror
Another Bronx Tale: No Favors Between Friends
Brett Gardner and the Girl with the Yellow Bracelet
Last at Bat
Epilogue
Afterword
Acknowledgments
Rat Negron Timeline
Index