What a time! In the heady days after World War II, a nation was ready for heroes and a great city was eager for entertainment. Baseball provided the heroes, and the New York Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers - with their rivalries, their successes, their stars - provided the show. In those ten years, Casey Stengel and his Bronx Bombers went to the World Series seven times; Joltin' Joe DiMaggio stepped gracefully aside to make room for a young slugger named Mickey Mantle; and the Brooklyn (but not for much longer) Dodgers ...

New York City Baseball: The Last Golden Age 1947-1957 2004, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299196943

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New York City baseball : the last golden age, 1947-1957 1980, Macmillan, New York

ISBN-13: 9780025417007