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1941--The Greatest Year In Sports

by Mike Vaccaro

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24259558M
ISBN 109780385521413
OCLC/WorldCa429205057

New York Post columnist and author of The Greatest Year in Sports “Donnelly’s latest is a must-read for sports fans everywhere. His attention to detail along with the firsthand accounts of so many players and personalities involved brought me back to the summer of ’85 and that unforgettable baseball. —The Greatest Year in Sports: Two Baseball Legends, Two Boxing Champs, and the Unstoppable Thoroughbred Who Made History in the Shadow of War, Doubleday (New York, NY), SIDELIGHTS: Mike Vaccaro is an award-winning sportswriter who, at the time of his hiring at the Northwest Arkansas Times, was the youngest sports editor of a daily.

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In —The Greatest Year in Sports, acclaimed sportswriter Mike Vaccaro chronicles this astounding moment in history. Fueled by a somber mania for sports—a desire for good news to drown out the bad—Americans by the millions fervently watched, listened, and read as Joe DiMaggio dazzled the country by hitting in a record-setting fifty-six Cited by: 2.

In —The Greatest Year in Sports, acclaimed sportswriter Mike Vaccaro chronicles this astounding moment in history. Fueled by a somber mania for sports—a desire for good news to drown out the bad—Americans by the millions fervently watched, listened, and read as Joe DiMaggio dazzled the country by hitting in a record-setting fifty-six Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Many person knows well who he but many have no idea about him. But he is very leading sports writer and main columnist for the New York Post and author of the Emperors and Idiots. Gripping and nostalgic, —The Greatest Year in Sports focuses on these four seminal events and brings to life the national excitement and remarkable achievement (many of these records still stand today), as well as the vibrant lives of the athletes who captivated the nation.

With vast insight, Vaccaro pulls back the veil on DiMaggio’s. In sports pages and arenas at home, however, an athletic perfect storm provided unexpected—and uplifting—relief.

Four phenomenal sporting events were underway, each destined to become legend. In —The Greatest Year in Sports, acclaimed sportswriter Mike Vaccaro chronicles this astounding moment in history.

In sports pages and arenas at home, however, an athletic perfect storm provided unexpected—and uplifting—relief. Four phenomenal sporting events were underway, each destined to become legend. In —The Greatest Year in Sports, acclaimed sportswriter Mike Vaccaro chronicles this astounding moment in history.

Fueled by a somber mania for. In —The Greatest Year in Sports, acclaimed sportswriter Mike Vaccaro chronicles this astounding moment in history. Fueled by a somber mania for sports—a desire for good news to drown out the bad—Americans by the millions fervently watched, listened, and read as Joe DiMaggio dazzled the country by hitting in a record-setting fifty-six.

In sports pages and arenas at home, however, an athletic perfect storm provided unexpected--and uplifting--relief.

Four phenomenal sporting events were underway, each destined to become legend. In The Greatest Year in Sports, acclaimed sportswriter Mike Vaccaro chronicles this astounding moment in history/5(50). —The Greatest Year in Sports: Two Baseball Legends, Two Boxing Champs, and the Unstoppable Thoroughbred Who Made History in the Shadow of War Mike Vaccaro, Author.

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Fueled by a somber mania for sports—a desire for good news to drown out the bad—Americans by the millions fervently watched, listened, and read as Joe DiMaggio dazzled the country by hitting in a record-setting fifty-six Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

No other writer could have told this story as it needed to be told, and whether you are a fan of the Yankees or just of splendid storytelling this is a welcome addition to your bookshelf.” -Mike Vaccaro, Sports columnist, New York Post; Author, The Greatest Year in SportsBrand: Skyhorse.

in sports describes the year's events in world sport. American football. Minnesota Golden Gophers – college football national champions. Chicago Bears win 37–9 over New York Giants for the NFL championship. Chicago Bears win only meeting vs.

Green Bay Packers in the playoffs. On Januthey will meet again in the playoffs. Centuries: 19th century 20th century 21st century. Here's the thing, though: if you had the same job inespecially at this point of the calendar, it would make the schedule of a columnist in seem positively mundane by comparison.

That's one of the things I kept coming back to as I did my research for " The Greatest Year in. Mike Vaccaro has been the lead sports columnist for The New York Post since November Previously, he has worked as a columnist at The Star-Ledger, Kansas City Star, and the Times Herald-Record of Middletown, New was also a sports editor of the Northwest Arkansas Times, and was appointed to that position in Vaccaro has won over 50 writing awards since beginning his Authority control: ISNI:.

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Dom Amore, a twenty-year member of the Baseball Writers Association of America, has been writing about sports for Connecticut newspapers sincefor the Hartford Courant sincecovering the Yankees, MLB, and baseball at all levels for much of that time.

He has been named the state’s Sportswriter of the Year four times by the National Sports Media Association and has won more than Released on: J Get this from a library. the greatest year in sports: two baseball legends, two boxing champs, and the unstoppable thoroughbred who made history in the shadow of war.

[Mike Vaccaro] -- Chronicles the remarkable sporting accomplishments ofincluding the slugging competition between baseball superstars Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, the rivalry between Joe Louis and Billy Conn.

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was a year that forever defined our ed on: J   - Mike Vaccaro, Sports Columnist, New York Post, and author of Emperors and Idiots: The Hundred Year Rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox, From the Very Beginning to the End of the Curse and of The Greatest Year in Sports.Was the Greatest Year in Baseball History?

Here’s a streak from you probably aren’t aware of! And no, I’m not talking about DiMaggio! The baseball season is considered by many baseball historians to be one of the greatest ever.

As we all know this was the .