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Those Damned Yankees

The Not-So-Great History of Baseball’s Evil Empire

Softcover, 196 pages, Nonfiction

ISBN: 978-0-9763231-2-9

Availability: In stock


About this Book:

Countering the myth of New York Yankee infallibility, Those Damned Yankees: The Not-So-Great History of Baseball’s Evil Empire, relates the team’s trials and tribulations, and serves as the definitive guide for those who hate them.

Author Clarke Canfield, a long-time New England journalist and current reporter with he Associated Press, relates every rich and juicy detail – the disastrous seasons, the blowout losses, the players’ behavior, the horrible trades, and all the crushing playoff and World Series defeats. It is a book to warm the hearts of Yankee haters everywhere.

“I’ve been writing this book since I was born,” says Canfield. “I wanted to sort through the mounds of Yankee hype and get to the truth about why any intelligent baseball fan – in or out of Red Sox Nation – must hate the Yankees.”

Canfield has enlisted the help of some well-known media personalities and sports reporters to relate the intense emotions that are stirred by Yankee pinstripes. The book features essays by former Red Sox pitcher Bill “Spaceman” Lee, Dale Arnold of WEEI radio, Tom Caron of NESN, Kevin Thomas of the Portland Press Herald, John Holyoke of the Bangor Daily News, and Kevin Witt of the Times-Herald Record of Middletown, New York.

Those Damned Yankees

"If it isn't the best baseball book I've read, it's darn close."
The Community Leader 

"Red Sox fans have a New Best Friend. ... I don't know when I have enjoyed any book more."
Bangor Daily News

"This is a very funny and revealing expose of the team people love to hate."
Kennebec Journal

Clarke Canfield

About this Author

Clarke Canfield, a native of Boston, Mass., has despised the New York Yankees since birth. After watching the Red Sox beat the Yankees to win the American League pennant and then go on to win the 2004 World Series, he



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