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Cbs and the Stadium Deal

Neil J. Sullivan

in The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331837
eISBN:
9780199851607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331837.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of the Columbia Broadcasting System's (CBS) deal for the renovation of the Yankee Stadium during the 1970s. New York Yankees President Michael Burke made known his ... More


Tammany Baseball

Neil J. Sullivan

in The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331837
eISBN:
9780199851607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331837.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of the New York Yankees baseball team and their Yankee Stadium in New York City. The Yankees started their history as the bankrupt remnants of an old National League ... More


The Ruppert Era

Neil J. Sullivan

in The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331837
eISBN:
9780199851607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331837.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of the New York Yankees under the leadership of Jacob Ruppert. Under Ruppert's tenure, the Yankees became an important part of New York life, something that is more ... More


The Stadium Game in New York

Neil J. Sullivan

in The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331837
eISBN:
9780199851607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331837.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of the New York Yankee's search for a new stadium during the 1990s. In 1993, Yankees owner George Steinbrenner considered several sites for the stadium including Van ... More


The City and its Stadium

Neil J. Sullivan

in The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331837
eISBN:
9780199851607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331837.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of Columbia Broadcasting System's (CBS) sale of the New York Yankees franchise to the twelve-member syndicate headed by Mike Burke and George Steinbrenner for $10 ... More


Selling the Stadium

Neil J. Sullivan

in The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331837
eISBN:
9780199851607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331837.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Jacob Ruppert's sale of the New York Yankees and the Yankee Stadium. On January 25, 1945, Del Webb and Dan Topping, together with Larry McPhail purchased the Yankees and the ... More


The Race Factor

Neil J. Sullivan

in The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331837
eISBN:
9780199851607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331837.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of the race factor in the renewed popularity of baseball in the U.S. in 1946. It suggests that the racial integration of baseball was not only an important step in ... More


Opening Day

Neil J. Sullivan

in The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331837
eISBN:
9780199851607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331837.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of the opening of the Yankee Stadium in New York City on April 18, 1923. The opening game featured the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, where Babe Ruth ... More


The Crowd

Neil J. Sullivan

in The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331837
eISBN:
9780199851607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331837.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the crowd cheering for the New York Yankees baseball team at the Yankee Stadium in New York City during the 1920s. It suggests that the commercial success of the stadium and the ... More


Time in a Bottle

Nathan Michael Corzine

in Team Chemistry: The History of Drugs and Alcohol in Major League Baseball

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039799
eISBN:
9780252097898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039799.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter traces the history of alcohol use in Major League Baseball (MLB) and considers the sudden urge, amid an atmosphere of partisan culture war that clouded the 1990s, to celebrate the era ... More


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