At the age of eleven, Russell Greenan began haunting Yankee Stadium and the Polo Grounds - collecting autographs at first, later selling baseball books and newspapers. Here he gives a lively account of that pre-World War II sporting scene, a tableau replete with colorful characters and legendary ball players.
About the AuthorRussell H. Greenan
Publish Date January 19, 2011
Dimensions Pocket 40 pgs Black and White printing (on cream uncoated paper)
Tags Babe Ruth, Yankee Stadium, Polo Grounds, Dizzy Dean, Goofy Gomez, Jolting Joe Dimaggio, Hammering Hank Greenberg, King Carl Hubbell, Prince Cookie Lavagetto, Ducky Medwick, Goose Bobo Newsome, Kiki Cuyler, The Beast Jimmie Foxx, The Big Cat, Johnny Mize, Charlie (King Kong) Keller, Al Simmons, Haimie Hanush, Chuck Klein, Bobby Doerr, Lou Boudreau, Enos Slaughter, Wes Ferrell, Joe Cronin, Lefty Grove, Charley Gehringer, Luke Appling, Rapid Robert Feller, Earl Averill, Ted Lyons, Ted Williams, Mel Ott, Paul and Lloyd Waner, Gabby Hartnett, Pepper Martin, Arky Vaughan, Bucky Walters, Earle Combs, Bucky Harris, Bill Terry, Burleigh Grimes, Frankie Frisch, Casey Stengel, Bill McKechnie, Connie Mack, Red Juelich, Hank Steinbacher, Sig Gryska, Nino Bongiovanni, Chris Hartje, baseball, autographs, Cochrane