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Ten Rings : My Championship Seasons - Yogi Berra

Ten Rings

My Championship Seasons

Paperback Published: 12th April 2005
ISBN: 9780060749460
Number Of Pages: 240

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In more than a century of baseball history, there is only one player who has won the most championship rings -- Yogi Berra. He has ten of them, in fact. One for each and every finger.

In Ten Rings, Yogi, for the first time, tells the stories behind each of those remarkable championship seasons, spanning 1947 through 1962, baseball's golden years. It was a time when players played for the love of the game, a time when dynasties were born and baseball became the national pastime. And what a pastime it was.

With Yogi Berra at their heart, Casey Stengel's Yankees took on their heralded archrivals: the Cleveland Indians, the New York Giants, the Brooklyn Dodgers, and, of course, the Boston Red Sox. And with those teams was Yogi's constellation of contemporaries, a who's who of the Hall of Fame: Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays, Duke Snider, Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson, Phil Rizzuto, and many others.

Each season brought its own drama, and it's all brought to life by the man who witnessed it. Ten Rings is a one-of-a-kind story told by a one-of-a-kind guy, baseball's elder statesman, the beloved Yogi Berra.

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"Entertaining...Fascinating..Impossible to put down." -- Publishers Weekly
"Entertaining...Fascinating....Impossible to put down."--Publishers Weekly
Entertaining...Fascinating. Impossible to put down. --Publishers Weekly"

Introductionp. 1
1947: Rookie Awakeningp. 15
1949: Carm and Caseyp. 35
1950: Back-to-Backp. 57
1951: Center Stagep. 75
1952: Billy to the Rescuep. 93
1953: Fab Fivep. 109
1956: Perfectp. 125
1958: Avenging Bravesp. 141
1961: Home Run Derbyp. 157
1962: New Frontierp. 175
Epiloguep. 185
Appendixp. 191
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ISBN: 9780060749460
ISBN-10: 0060749466
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 12th April 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 14.1 x 20.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.21