The Duke of Flatbush

The Duke of Flatbush They were the glory days of baseball unequaled in the annals of sports history It was a time when giants rounded the base paths legendary names like Mantle Mays DiMaggio and Musial While at New Yo

  • Title: The Duke of Flatbush
  • Author: Duke Snider Bill Gilbert Carl Erskine
  • ISBN: 9780821726983
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • They were the glory days of baseball, unequaled in the annals of sports history It was a time when giants rounded the base paths legendary names like Mantle, Mays, DiMaggio, and Musial While at New York s Ebbets Field, the Dodgers baseball s beloved Bums were capturing the hearts of an adoring nation And royalty reigned in the Brooklyn centerfield a home run kThey were the glory days of baseball, unequaled in the annals of sports history It was a time when giants rounded the base paths legendary names like Mantle, Mays, DiMaggio, and Musial While at New York s Ebbets Field, the Dodgers baseball s beloved Bums were capturing the hearts of an adoring nation And royalty reigned in the Brooklyn centerfield a home run king who made opposing pitchers tremble with fear each time he approached the plate with a bat in his hand .Edwin Donald Snider, The Duke of Flatbush

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    1. With an intro by Carl Erskine!My unapologetic love of the Brooklyn Dodgers begins with this book.In the great debates of who was the greatest centerfielder of the era: Willie/Mickey/or the Duke someone has to hold up the short end of the tripod. But the fact remains there was something magical about these lovable losers of the 50s Dodgers. The fact that they were ripped from Brooklyn and moved to LA in 58 somehow resonates with me - a person who has never visited Brooklyn.OK, I'm rambling here. [...]

    2. the guy's a dodger i was just curious to know some about a player who played with the great jackie robinson

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