The Yankee Years

By Joe Torre and Tom Verducci
Read by Michael Kramer

16.75 Hours 02/03/2009 unabridged
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A dramatic and revelatory account of Joe Torre’s twelve years as manager of the New York Yankees. Joe Torre is the most successful–and most respected–baseball manager of the modern era, steering the Yankees to six American League pennants and four World Series championships. When he left the team in 2007, it was front-page news around the country. Famously diplomatic during his tenure with the Yankees, Torre finally speaks out about what it was like building and managing the dynasty during those twelve glorious and tumultuous years. Written as a third-person narrative with Sports Illustrated Senior Baseball Writer Tom Verducci, THE YANKEE YEARS is a thoughtful, utterly honest, and gripping behind-the-scenes look at the Yankees organization from top to bottom. From the Compact Disc edition.

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Summary

Summary

A dramatic and revelatory account of Joe Torre’s twelve years as manager of the New York Yankees.

Joe Torre is the most successful–and most respected–baseball manager of the modern era, steering the Yankees to six American League pennants and four World Series championships. When he left the team in 2007, it was front-page news around the country. Famously diplomatic during his tenure with the Yankees, Torre finally speaks out about what it was like building and managing the dynasty during those twelve glorious and tumultuous years. Written as a third-person narrative with Sports Illustrated Senior Baseball Writer Tom Verducci, THE YANKEE YEARS is a thoughtful, utterly honest, and gripping behind-the-scenes look at the Yankees organization from top to bottom.


From the Compact Disc edition.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Compelling. . . . A hybrid of insider reporting [and] autobiography. The Christian Science Monitor
Fascinating reading. The New York Times Book Review
[Filled with] many insights, some about human nature, many about the great American game. Bloomberg News
A capacious fresh account of [Torre’s] great run in the Bronx.... Verducci has range and ease; he's a shortstop on the page. The New Yorker
A lively chronicle. . . . What this book does . . . very persuasively is chart the rise and fall of one of baseball's great dynasties, while showing the care and feeding it took to bring the city of New York four championships in five years. Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
An insightful and non-hagiographic look at a legendary manager and team during one of baseball's most transformational eras. Boston Globe
The consummate insider's view of what may be the last great dynasty in baseball history. Los Angeles Times
An appealing portrait of a likable, hard-working man. One closes the book with a high regard for Mr. Torre, not least as a manager. Wall Street Journal
One of the best books about baseball ever written. New York Daily News 

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Author

Author Bio: Joe Torre

Joe Torre played for the Braves, the Cardinals, and the Mets before managing all three teams. From 1996 to 2007, Torre managed the New York Yankees. He is currently the manager for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Author Bio: Tom Verducci

Tom Verducci is the senior baseball writer for Sports Illustrated and SportsIllustrated.com, and a baseball analyst for the MLB Network. He coauthored Joe Torre’s first book, Chasing the Dream, and has also published an anthology of his work from Sports Illustrated, titled Inside Baseball: The Best of Tom Verducci.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 16.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English