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October 1964
October 1964
Audible Audiobook

The New York Times best-seller.

David Halberstam, an avid sports writer with an investigative reporter's tenacity, superbly details the end of the 15-year reign of the New York Yankees in October 1964. That October found the Yankees going head-to-head with the St. Louis Cardinals for the World Series pennant. 

Expertly weaving the narrative threads of both teams' seasons, Halberstam brings the major personalities ...

October 1964
October 1964
Kindle Edition
The bestselling follow-up to the classic The Summer of ’49, illuminating the heart-pounding 1964 World Series between the Yankees and Cardinals

David Halberstam, an avid sports writer with an investigative reporter’s tenacity, superbly details the end of the fifteen-year reign of the New York Yankees in October 1964. That October found the Yankees going head-to-head with the St. Louis Cardinals ...
Coldest Winter
Coldest Winter
Paperback paperback / softback
A great read for any enthusiast.
The Teammates
The Teammates
Library Binding Reprint
As baseball legend Ted Williams lay dying in Florida, his old Boston Red Sox teammates Johnny Pesky and Dom DiMaggio piled into a car and drove 1,300 miles to see their friend. Another member of the close-knit group, Bobby Doerr, remained in Oregon to tend to his wife who had suffered a stroke. Besides providing a poignant travelogue of the elderly Pesky and DiMaggio's trip, David Halberstam's The Teammates goes back in time to profile the men as ...
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
Paperback
"In a grand gesture of reclamation and remembrance, Mr. Halberstam has brought the war back home."
-- The New York Times

David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining book about the Vietnam conflict. More than three decades later, Halberstam used his unrivaled research and formidable journalistic skills to shed light on another pivotal moment in our history: the Korean War ...
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
Hardcover 3rd
"In a grand gesture of reclamation and remembrance, Mr. Halberstam has brought the war back home."
-- The New York Times

David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining book about the Vietnam conflict. More than three decades later, Halberstam used his unrivaled research and formidable journalistic skills to shed light on another pivotal moment in our history: the Korean War. Halberstam ...

The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
Hardcover
"In a grand gesture of reclamation and remembrance, Mr. Halberstam has brought the war back home."
-- The New York Times

David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining book about the Vietnam conflict. More than three decades later, Halberstam used his unrivaled research and formidable journalistic skills to shed light on another pivotal moment in our history: the Korean War ...
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War (Thorndike Press Large Print Nonfiction Series)
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War (Thorndike Press Large Print Nonfiction Series)
Hardcover
"In a grand gesture of reclamation and remembrance, Mr. Halberstam has brought the war back home."
-- The New York Times

David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining book about the Vietnam conflict. More than three decades later, Halberstam used his unrivaled research and formidable journalistic skills to shed light on another pivotal moment in our history: the Korean War ...
The Teammates: A Portrait of Friendship
The Teammates: A Portrait of Friendship
Paperback 1st Printing
As baseball legend Ted Williams lay dying in Florida, his old Boston Red Sox teammates Johnny Pesky and Dom DiMaggio piled into a car and drove 1,300 miles to see their friend. Another member of the close-knit group, Bobby Doerr, remained in Oregon to tend to his wife who had suffered a stroke. Besides providing a poignant travelogue of the elderly Pesky and DiMaggio's trip, David Halberstam's The Teammates goes back in time to profile the men as ...
The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship
The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship
Paperback Reprint
More than 6 years after his death David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize-winner for his ground-breaking reporting on the Vietnam War, Halberstam wrote more than 20 books, almost all of them bestsellers. His work has stood the test of time and has become the standard by which all journalists measure themselves.
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The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship
The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship
Hardcover First Edition
Ted Williams, Bobby Doerr, Dom DiMaggio, and Johnny Pesky were all members of the famed 1940's Boston Red Sox. Their legendary careers led the Red Sox to a pennant championship and ensured the men a place in sports history. David Halberstam, the bestselling author of the baseball classic Summer of '49, has followed the members of the 1949 championship Boston Red Sox team for years, especially Williams, Doerr, DiMaggio, and Pesky. In this extremely ...
Memories of The Mick: Baseball's Legend
Memories of The Mick: Baseball's Legend
Paperback
Mickey Mantle (1931-1995), the iconic number 7 of the world-famous New York Yankees, was the epitome of power, grace, and class in the 1950s. Veteran New York sportswriter Maury Allen writes candidly of Mantle's luminous achievements, including being named the American League's Most Valuable Player three times and hitting an astonishing 536 career home runs; of Mantle's uneasiness at being a national hero; of Mantle's long, eventually triumphant, ...
October 1964
October 1964
Hardcover
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE BEST SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR
"October 1964 should be a hit with old-time baseball fans, who'll relish the opportunity to relive that year's to-die-for World Series, when the dynastic but aging New York Yankees squared off against the upstart St. Louis Cardinals. It should be a hit with younger students of the game, who'll eat up the vivid portrayals of legends like Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris of the Yankees ...
October 1964
October 1964
Hardcover
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE BEST SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR
"October 1964 should be a hit with old-time baseball fans, who'll relish the opportunity to relive that year's to-die-for World Series, when the dynastic but aging New York Yankees squared off against the upstart St. Louis Cardinals. It should be a hit with younger students of the game, who'll eat up the vivid portrayals of legends like Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris of the Yankees ...
October 1964 (Ulverscroft Large Print Series)
October 1964 (Ulverscroft Large Print Series)
Hardcover Large Print
This is an exciting book about the last season of the Yankee dynasty. It is an account of an electrifying baseball championship against the background of profound social change. The Yankees, like most American League teams, reflected the status quo and, in contrast to the National League teams, had been slow to sign the new great black players. Though the Yankees boasted some great names, theirs was an aging team. By contrast, the St. Louis Cardinals ...
October 1964
October 1964
Paperback Reprint

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * THE BEST SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR

“October 1964 should be a hit with old-time baseball fans, who’ll relish the opportunity to relive that year’s to-die-for World Series, when the dynastic but aging New York Yankees squared off against the upstart St. Louis Cardinals. It should be a hit with younger students of the game, who’ll eat up the vivid portrayals of legends like Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris ...

October 1964
October 1964
Audio Cassette
In 1989 David Halberstam wrote Summer of '49 which became an instant #1 New York Times bestseller. It was a compelling portrait of baseball in an America as yet unchanged by affluence, technology, and social progress.

October 1964 is Halberstam's exciting new audio about baseball -- this time about the last season of the Yankee dynasty. It is both sports and history, and it tells the story of an electrifying baseball championship against ...
October 1964
October 1964
Hardcover 1
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE BEST SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR
"October 1964 should be a hit with old-time baseball fans, who'll relish the opportunity to relive that year's to-die-for World Series, when the dynastic but aging New York Yankees squared off against the upstart St. Louis Cardinals. It should be a hit with younger students of the game, who'll eat up the vivid portrayals of legends like Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris of the Yankees ...
October 1964 - Audio Cassette - (2 Cassettes, Read by Edwin Newman)
October 1964 - Audio Cassette - (2 Cassettes, Read by Edwin Newman)
Audio Cassette
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE BEST SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR
"October 1964 should be a hit with old-time baseball fans, who'll relish the opportunity to relive that year's to-die-for World Series, when the dynastic but aging New York Yankees squared off against the upstart St. Louis Cardinals. It should be a hit with younger students of the game, who'll eat up the vivid portrayals of legends like Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris of the Yankees ...
October 1964
October 1964
Paperback
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE BEST SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR
"October 1964 should be a hit with old-time baseball fans, who'll relish the opportunity to relive that year's to-die-for World Series, when the dynastic but aging New York Yankees squared off against the upstart St. Louis Cardinals. It should be a hit with younger students of the game, who'll eat up the vivid portrayals of legends like Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris of the Yankees ...


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