With more than 100 years to choose from, longtime Yankee sportswriter Phil Pepe narrows down the top 40 most fantastic moments in Yankee baseball. From the magical bat of Babe Ruth to the 26 World Series titles, there is no question that the Yankees are in a league of their own. Some of the famous and infamous moments highlighted in the book include Ron Guidry's 260 strikeout season; Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak; perfect games by Don Larsen, David Wells, and David Cone; and the infamous wife swap between Fritz Peterson and Mike Kekich. An extraordinary celebration of Yankee history, fans will have the opportunity to reminisce about these miraculous moments for years to come.
Phil Pepe has been a sportswriter for the Yankees for more than 60 years and is the author of more than 40 books on sports, including collaborations with Yankee legends Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, and Whitey Ford. Don Larsen is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1953-67 for seven different teams. He is best known for pitching a perfect game in game five of the 1956 World Series.