The Complete New York Yankees: The Total Encyclopedia of the Team (Hardcover)

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By Derek Gentile (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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This ultimate book for the Yankee fan includes every player who ever played for the Yankees even for a single at bat, every statistic--both career and with the Yankees--and every important moment in Yankee history making this the most thorough and eclectic look at the team of Ruth, Gehrig, Mantle, and Jeter ever published. Fascinating stories, lists and biographies offer a complete and insightful overview of the team through its history. All the vital numbers that baseball obsessives covet are here, from the number of stolen bases Queenie O'Rourke nabbed in 1908 (4), to the total homers Babe Ruth gave up during his years as a pitcher (10), to the number of strikeouts Catfish Hunter earned in 1975 (177). More than just an incredible collection of baseball numbers, this Yankees tribute reminds fans of blockbuster trades, great players who got away, notable accomplishments by some un-notable Yankee players, and more.

Stats include:

POSITION PLAYERS:

Year, Games played,

At Bats, Batting Average, Slugging, Average, Hits, Doubles, Triples, Homeruns, Homerun Percentage, Runs, Runs Batted In, Strikeouts, Stolen Bases, Caught Stealing, Hit by Pitch, Errors, Fielding Percentage and more.

PITCHERS:

Year, Starts, Wins, Losses, Earned Runs, Earned Run Average, Games Played, Innings Pitched, Hits Allowed, Strikeouts, Bases on Balls, Shutouts, Wins in Relief, Losses in Relief, Saves, Complete Games, Homeruns Allowed and more.

About the Author


Derek Gentile is a reporter for the Berkshire Eagle and is the baseball historian for Berkshire County, Massachusetts. He is the author of Smooth Moves and Baseball's Best 1,000, both published by Black Dog & Leventhal. He lives in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781579123802
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Publication Date: April 1st, 2004
Pages: 670