Johnny Podres: Brooklyn's Yankee Killer

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Johnny Podres gave Brooklyn its one and only World Series victory. He killed the Yankees. A borough-wide celebration more boisterous than those of VE-Day and VJ-Day combined erupted in Brooklyn, which hailed him as their savior. It was the most celebrated victory in the history of the World Series. It has yet to be matched. No other pitcher had won a World Series final game for Brooklyn. No other pitcher would ever do it again. No other ballplayer had ever replaced such low civic self-esteem with such unparalleled joy. Two ...

Johnny Podres: Brooklyn's Yankee Killer 2007, Rooftop Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781600080333

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