100 Things Yankees Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: David Fischer
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1633199746
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Most Yankees fans have taken in a game or two at Yankee Stadium, have seen highlights of stars like Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio, and can tell the story of Babe Ruth's called-shot home run in 1932. But only real fans know who designed the team's iconic "NY" logo, have spent time at the Babe Ruth Museum, or have visited the site of the Yankees' original home ballpark. 100 Things Yankees Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the Bronx Bombers. Whether your favorite player is Lou Gehrig, Derek Jeter, or even Aaron Judge, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. In this revised and updated edition, featuring Judge and the Yankees' exciting next generation, author David Fischer has collected every essential piece of Yankees knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.

100 Things Knicks Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Alan Hahn
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1617495867
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Initiating new fans into the world of Knicks lore or reminding die-hard supporters why this New York NBA team is always their number one, this entertaining resource distills 66 years of team history into the top 100 things to know and do--encouraging Knicks fans to live each day like it's a playoff run. Most Knicks fans have experienced a game in Madison Square Garden, have seen highlights of a young Patrick Ewing, or have heard the story behind the franchise's last championship in 1973; but the next level of fan commitment means knowing the history and meaning of Knickerbockers, and which other team--along with the Knicks--from the original National Basketball Association is still located in its original city. Such details are offered in this book, the ultimate handbook to knowing and loving the New York Knicks. The compilation breaks down all of the stats, important dates, prominent players, player nicknames, team achievements, and a list of must-do activities, and then ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist that all fans will appreciate.

100 Things Giants Fans Should Know And Do Before They Die

Author: Dave Buscema
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1617495646
Size: 58.86 MB
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The New York Giants joined the National Football League (NFL) in 1925. During the next nine decades, the team established a winning tradition that led to four NFL championships and three Super Bowls. Most Giants fans know who The Duke is and know all about The Fumble in 1978. Names like Mel Hein, Sam Huff, Frank Gifford, and Y.A. Tittle are just as familiar as Lawrence Taylor, Harry Carson, Phil Simms, Mark Bavaro, Michael Strahan, and Eli Manning. But even the most die-hard fans don't know everything about their beloved Giants. In 100 Things Giants Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, Dave Buscema has assembled the facts, traditions, and achievements sure to educate and entertain true fans. Learn about Emlen Tunnell, Roosevelt Brown, Jeff Hostetler, Joe Morris, Jeremy Shockey, and Brad Van Pelt, among many other pivotal figures. What were the Giants thinking when Tom Brady laughed at Plaxico Burress prediction before Super Bowl XLII? Why did Bill Parcells quit his dream job as a Giants assistant coach to become a realtor in 1979? What did Amani Toomer regret thinking the night before Super Bowl XXXV? Why shouldn't you throw a snowball? Why did Y.A. Tittle almost retire when the Giants traded for him? All of the key events are here—the transitions of leadership through the Mara family, the league championships, the greatest play in Super Bowl history, the Greatest Game Ever Played, the first NFL title game, the move to the Meadowlands—and many more. From the harsh taskmasters like Bill Parcells and Tom Coughlin, to the welcoming voice of legendary broadcaster Dick Lynch, in these pages Giants fans will discover the remarkable people, places, and events that celebrate their team.

100 Things Rockies Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Adrian Dater
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1633199800
Size: 63.20 MB
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Most Rockies fans have taken in the action from the purple row at Coors Field, and followed every moment of the team's exhilarating run to the 2007 World Series. But only real fans know the full rollercoaster story of how the Major Leagues finally came to the Mile High City, or all the best spots in LoDo to hit up before and after games. 100 Things Rockies Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the Rockies. Whether you're a die-hard devotee from the team's inception in 1993 or have been drawn in more recently by the dazzling play of Nolan Arenado, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. In this revised and updated edition, author Adrian Dater has collected every essential piece of Rockies knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.

100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Rusty Burson
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1617496286
Size: 13.47 MB
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Being a Rangers fan is about more than watching the team win the big game, and this book helps fans get the most out of it. Taking 40 years of Rangers history, the book distills it to the absolute best and most compelling moments, identifying the personalities, events, and facts every Rangers fan should know without hesitation. Numbers with huge import, such as 8, 34, and 1972; nicknames such as Pudge, Juan Gone, and Ryan Express; plus memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature calls all highlight the list. Experiences are another important part of the fabric of being a fan, so the book also includes things Rangers fans should actually see and do before they join Billy Martin and others at the Pearly Gates. From having a brew at the best Rangers bars in Texas to discovering the boyhood home of Nolan Ryan and finding the best food at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, this book contains numerous tips and suggestions for enjoying all aspects of Rangers fandom.

100 Things Royals Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Matt Fulks
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1633195562
Size: 73.16 MB
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The history of the Royals in Kansas City may not be a long one—the team first played in Kansas City in 1969—but it is a proud one. Embraced by a loyal fan base and boosted by small-market spunkiness, the team was a constant threat in the 1970s and 1980s, making multiple playoff appearances before beating the St. Louis Cardinals for the World Series in the "I-70 Series." Now, this all-new guide explores all of the things every true fan should know about the Royals and what they should do to celebrate their favorite team. This updated edition highlights the Royals' back-to-back World Series appearances and features current starts Lorenzo Cain, Yordano Ventura, Wade Davis, and more. The listings are ranked in importance from one to 100, and feature such legendary players, places, and moments as George Brett, Kaufmann Stadium, Denny Matthews, Game 6 of the 1985 Series, Dick Howser, and a certain infamous, pine-tar-covered bat. Packed with personalities, places, events, and facts, this fun and informative book is the perfect tool for any fan looking to take his love for the Boys in Blue to a whole new level.

100 Things Orioles Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Dan Connolly
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 163319194X
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This guide to all things Baltimore Oriole covers the team's history as one of the American League's eight charter franchises, including the incredible legacy of Cal Ripken, Jr., memories from Memorial Stadium, and how singing "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" during the seventh-inning stretch has become a fan-favorite tradition. Author Dan Connolly has collected every essential piece of Orioles knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, providing an entertaining and enlightening read for any Oriole fan.

100 Things Giants Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Bill Chastain
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 162937119X
Size: 73.89 MB
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Most San Francisco Giants fans have taken in a game or two at AT&T Park, have seen highlights of Willie Mays' basket catch on YouTube, and were thrilled by the team's World Series wins in 2010, 2012 and 2014, but even the die-hards—those who remember which pitcher started the first home game in San Francisco's history, have attended a spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium, or know how many home runs Barry Bonds hit into McCovey Cove during his record-setting career—will appreciate this ultimate resource guide for true fans of the San Francisco Giants. For both boosters from the days of Bobby Thomson and recent supporters of Bruce Bochy, Madison Bumgarner, and Buster Posey, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Longtime sportswriter Bill Chastain has collected every essential piece of Giants knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist that leads the way to achieving fan superstardom.

100 Things Mariners Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Michael Emmerich
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1633191974
Size: 80.23 MB
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This fan book to the Mariners covers the team's history in Seattle since its enfranchisement in 1977, including the Ichiro Suzuki years, memories from the Kingdome, and the brief existence of the Seattle Pilots. Author Mike Emmerich has collected every essential piece of Mariners knowledge and trivia, including King's Court, Felix Hernandez's perfect game, the 116-win 2001 team, Randy Johnson, and having two Griffeys in the outfield, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist for fans, from the young to the young at heart.

100 Things Mets Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Matthew Silverman
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1633194833
Size: 65.91 MB
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With trivia boxes, records, and team lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Mets fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things New York Mets covers Robin Ventura's 1999 Grand-Slam single, the 1969 shoe polish incident, and the history behind the names and numbers on the left-field wall. Updated for 2015, this new edition features a new generation of Mets stars, including pitchers Jason deGrom, Matt Harvey, and Noah Syndergaard.