The Baby Bombers

Book Summary: Some say that the New York Yankees were looking for the pieces to their next championship in 2014 when Captain Derek Jeter decided to hang them up. Little did the fan base know the pieces were already there and maturing, returning their team to unimaginable success in just a short period.  I’ve been a … More The Baby Bombers

The Natural

Book Summary: Roy Hobbs had a promising baseball career ahead of him until a fateful night at a hotel changed his destiny. Many years later, Hobbs finally got his shot, but his demons never let him shine. If you were my friend or follow my movie reviews blog, you would know that The Natrual (1984) with Robert Redford … More The Natural

Pinstripe Empire: The New York Yankees from Before the Babe to After the Boss

Book Summary: Pinstripe Empire is the official/unofficial history of the New York Yankees. This book may be the most in-depth look back at 100 years of Yankees baseball, told by former team public relations director Marty Appel. The New York Yankees were born on January 4, 1903, some 117 years ago. In over a century of … More Pinstripe Empire: The New York Yankees from Before the Babe to After the Boss

Chumps to Champs

Book Summary: The New York Yankees won the World Series four times between 1996-2000. This book is the story of the New York Yankees of the 1990s, who were the worse team in baseball for a brief period. I didn’t entirely understand why Chumps to Champs opened with Andy Hawkin’s no-hitter on July 1, 1990. No-hitters … More Chumps to Champs

Mickey Mantle: Inside and Outside the Lines

Book Summary: Author Tom Molito shares the stories behind his personal and professional friendship with Mickey Mantle. I understand that writing a book is a challenging process. For some, it comes naturally. The ideas flow like rivers, and they can take those thoughts and quickly put them on paper. Someday I’d like to write back, … More Mickey Mantle: Inside and Outside the Lines