Strangers in the Bronx: DiMaggio, Mantle, and the Changing of the Yankee Guard
Released! 06/01/2015
Strangers in the Bronx: DiMaggio, Mantle, and the Changing of the Yankee Guard
by Andrew O'Toole
Hardcover

Rare is the athlete who captures the imagination of a generation. In Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle, sports culture had two such figures. Undoubtedly, DiMaggio and Mantle are two of the most revered names in baseball literature. However, there is one particular moment that has been overlooked by baseball historians and writers: the 1951 pennant-winning New York Yankees team—DiMaggio's last year and Mantle's rookie season. For that one year, the paths of these two baseball icons converged... read more