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By Steven Travers

ISBN-10: 1597974315

ISBN-13: 9781597974318

Nineteen sixty-two—it’s been known as “the finish of innocence,” as the USA witnessed the Cuban Missile difficulty and the subsequent 12 months observed the Kennedy assassination and the early stirrings of Vietnam.

In baseball, 1962 used to be an exhilarating season. 5 years earlier the Brooklyn Dodgers and ny Giants had migrated west to la and San Francisco, respectively, leaving ny to the Yankees. In 1962, those self same Giants and Dodgers confronted off to work out who might boost to the area sequence. ready to do conflict have been the Yankees, who have been additionally fighting for allegiance in ny with the Mets’ debut. The previous Subway sequence had long past cross-country.

Just because it was once the tip of innocence, it was once an finish of an period for the Yankees. Winners of 11 global sequence titles in 20 years, they might pass fifteen years— a list for the modern-era Bombers on the time—until their subsequent championship. They seemed within the subsequent global sequence, yet by way of the tip of the last decade it used to be these upstart Mets amazin’ fanatics. The Dodgers could holiday in the course of the following yr and back in 1965 whereas the Giants—convinced they’d be again time and again— have not begun to win a identify at the West Coast. Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford, Willie Mays and Willie McCovey, Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale, Casey Stengel. Steven Travers info Hollywood’s adoration of the Dodgers, San Francisco’s conflict among inferiority and superiority, and manhattan, rulers of activity and society, experiencing the beginnings of a altering of the protect. 3 towns, 5 groups, and one nice yr are all right here in A story of 3 Cities.

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