(PRWEB) December 30, 2003
THE GREAT RIVALRY:
BOSTON RED SOX/ NEW YORK YANKEES
HARVEY FROMMER and FREDERIC J. FROMMER
Covers nearly a century's worth of epic battles on and off the baseball field between these age-old rivals.
Featuring exclusive interviews with former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani, governors Mario Cuomo of New York and Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts, former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer, congressmen, reporters, broadcasters, and especially players, coaches, managers and front-office execs from the Red Sox and Yankees including Don Zimmer, Nomar Garciaparra, Derek Lowe, Jason and Jeremy Giambi, Lou Meroni, Dwight Evans, Theo EpsteinÂ .
Unique features of the book include a Rivalry Timeline and a "Talkin' Rivalry" section, a free-for-all in print among politicians,fans, journalists, players.
Other chapters include Marker Moments, In-depth Profiles of Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium.
More than two and a half years in the making, this encyclopediac coffee-table book will have more than 300 pages of text, more than 140 photos, some in color, some archival.
A perfect book for Yankee fans, Red Sox fans, and all baseball fans.
Harvey Frommer is the author of 34 sports books, including "The New York Yankee Encyclopedia, "Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball," "Growing Up Baseball" with Frederic J. Frommer and "Rickey and Robinson,Â "A Yankee Century: A Celebration of the First Hundred Years of Baseball's Greatest Team."
Frederic J. Frommer is an Associated Press correspondent based in Washington, D.C. This is his second book.