By Marty Appel
As a participant, Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel's contemporaries incorporated Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, and Christy Mathewson . . . and he was once the single individual in heritage to put on the uniforms of all 4 big apple groups: the Dodgers, Giants, Yankees, and Mets. As a mythical supervisor, he shaped indelible, advanced relationships with Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Billy Martin. For greater than 5 excellent a long time, Stengel used to be the undisputed, quirky, hilarious, and cherished face of baseball--and alongside the best way he revolutionized the function of supervisor whereas successful a spectactular ten pennants and 7 international sequence Championships.
But for a guy who spent rather a lot of his lifestyles within the limelight--an impressive fifty-five years in expert baseball--Stengel is still an enigma. Acclaimed ny Yankees' historian and bestselling writer Marty Appel digs into Casey Stengel's quirks and foibles, unearthing an important trove of baseball tales, standpoint, and background. Weaving in never-before-published relatives files, Appel creates an intimate portrait of a personal guy who was once elected into the Baseball corridor of reputation in 1966 and named "Baseball's maximum personality" by way of MLB Network's Prime 9. Casey Stengel is a biography that would be precious by means of lovers of our nationwide pastime.
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The definitive biography of 1 of baseball's so much enduring and influential characters, from big apple Times bestselling writer and baseball author Marty Appel. As a participant, Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel's contemporaries integrated Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, and Christy Mathewson . . . and he was once the one individual in background to put on the uniforms of all 4 long island groups: the Dodgers, Giants, Yankees, and Mets.
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