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 concern and the next 12 months observed the Kennedy assassination and the early stirrings of Vietnam.

In baseball, 1962 was once an exhilarating season. 5 years past the Brooklyn Dodgers and big apple 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 determine who may boost to the realm sequence. ready to do conflict have been the Yankees, who have been additionally struggling with for allegiance in big apple with the Mets’ debut. The outdated Subway sequence had long past cross-country.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 two decades, they might move fifteen years— a checklist 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 during the following yr and back in 1965 whereas the Giants—convinced they’d be again again and again— haven't 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 recreation and society, experiencing the beginnings of a altering of the shield. 3 towns, 5 groups, and one nice yr are all right here in A story of 3 Cities.

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