Appel, Marty

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Designated Hebrew
The Ron Blomberg Story
By Ron Blomberg, As told by Dan Schlossberg, Foreword by Marty Appel
(Sports Publishing)
On April 6, 1973, Ron Blomberg took a swing at home plate that changed baseball history. Through a quirk of fate the young Jewish Yankee became the first designated hitter to play an MLB game. At the time, George Steinbrenner had just taken control of the Bronx Bombers, the National League was still... [READ MORE]
The New York Yankees Home Run Almanac
The Bronx Bombers’ Most Historic, Unusual, and Titanic Dingers
By Douglas B. Lyons, Foreword by Marty Appel
(Sports Publishing)
The New York Yankees don't call themselves the "Bronx Bombers" for nothing. And though Babe Ruth did not invent the home run, he did indeed popularize it and make it seem less vulgar. New York Yankees Home Run Almanac presents a month-by-month tally of historic, important, unusual, or titanic home runs,... [READ MORE]
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