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The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York

Neil J. Sullivan


Timed to be released at the start of 2008 spring training, this book chronicles the entire history of a stadium that was home to the greatest dynasty in sports history, a stadium that saw its final Yankees game in 2008. As a part of the cultural history of baseball and of New York City, this book offers an account of the history of Yankee Stadium and its position at the intersection of sports, business, government, and society. The author tells how Yankee Stadium came to be built in 1923, at a time when the Bronx was a burgeoning borough that held middle-class housing for immigrants as well as ... More

Keywords: Yankee Stadium, baseball, New York City, professional sports, Grand Concourse, government, society, Bronx, ball game, ballplayers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195331837
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331837.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Neil J. Sullivan, author
Baruch College City University of New York