Tom Yawkey: Patriarch Of the Boston Red Sox
By Bill Nowlin
University Of Nebraska Press, 560 pages, $36.95
Few owners have influenced their teams in the way Tom Yawkey did when he was owner of the Boston Red Sox.
Bill Nowlin examines this major figure in baseball history in the comprehensive work biography Tom Yawkey: Patriarch Of the Boston Red Sox. takes a close look at Yawkey’s life as a sportsman and as one of the leading philanthropists in New England and South Carolina. He also addresses Yawkey’s leadership style and issues of racism during his tenure with the Red Sox.
After purchasing the Red Sox for $1.2 million in 1932, Yawkey poured millions into building a better team and making the franchise relevant again.
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(Rocky will be shown on June 10 in Cannon Ball Park)
Council Member Justin Brannon’s Summer Movies Under The Stars starts tonight with Jumangi 2: Welcome To The Jungle in Bensonhurst Park.
Here is the full schedule:
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(Whitey Ford being introduced at the 2016 Old Timers Day – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees announced the roster of former players who will be on hand at the 72nd annual Old-Timers’ Day, which will be held on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, at Yankee Stadium.
This is the 10th Old-Timers’ Day at the current Yankee Stadium.
First-time participants include current Yankees Manager Aaron Boone, Andy Pettitte, Jason Giambi, Nick Swisher, and Dion James.
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The Red Bulls will honor goalkeeper and captain Luis Robles on Saturday evening prior to the Red Bulls’ match against the Philadelphia Union.
Robles’ MLS record of 183 consecutive, complete matches will be recognized pregame with an on-field ceremony.
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BookCon is taking place at the Javits Center on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3.
This is a worthwhile event to see many famous authors and notable figures who are debuting new books.
For more information, check out thebookcon.com and here is a look at some of the events and information on how to take part in the autographing sessions:
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From now until the end of the season, we will be tracking the progress of the current Yankees with the 1998 World Championship team that won 114 games in the regular season.
Through 46 Games:
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The 2018 season at the Ford Amphitheater on the Coney Island Boardwalk is upon us, starting this weekend.
For more information, check out fordamphitheaterconeyisland,com and @FordAmpConey on Twitter.
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FIFA has approved Red Bulls Young Designated Player Alejandro “Kaku” Romero Gamarra’s one-time switch to the Paraguayan National Team.
Kaku was named today to Paraguay’s camp for an international friendly against Japan on June 12 in Austria.
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By Christopher Moore
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, $27.99
Christopher Moore has made a name for himself by reinventing beloved literary genres, and his latest work is no exception.
Moore’s new novel, simply titled Noir, is an off-kilter homage to the classic 1940s dime novel as only he could conceive of it.
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From now until the end of the season, we will be tracking the pace of the current Yankees with the 1998 World Championship team that won 114 games in the regular season.
Through 45 Games:
Continue reading Yankees 1998 Tracker: Game 45