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The 50 Greatest Detroit Tigers brings to life fabulous and famous moments in team history, from Ty Cobb’s masterful wizardry that brought him 12 batting championships, to Al Kaline becoming the youngest player win an American League batting title.
Known as an intense competitor, Gene Mauch presided over 1,902 Major League victories, and a handful of stunning failures. Mauch had a reputation for taunting opposing teams and was frequently involved in fiery exchanges with umpires. His bombastic personality, brilliant baseball mind, and loyalty to his players earned him the moniker of the Little General.
In Yankee Legends: Pivotal Moments, Players, & Personalities the entire history of the franchise is covered in highlights both little known and world famous. As Cooperstown eagerly awaited the back-to-back inductions of fan favorites Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter, longtime Hall of Fame voter and award-winning journalist Mark Newman took an accompanying and unique look into the proud history of the most successful sports franchise in the world. Yankee Legends is a Hall-centric approach to the Bronx Bombers featuring 50 new essays and many more tidbits, with special emphasis on all the pivotal points in pinstripe past.