Casey Stengel

Baseball's Greatest Character

Ranked #85 in Sports Biography

A Boston Globe Best Book of the Year

Winner of the 2017 Casey Award for the Best Baseball Book of the Year

"The ultimate biography." --The New York Times

As a player, Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel's contemporaries included Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, and Christy Mathewson. As a legendary manager, he formed indelible, complicated relationships with Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Billy Martin. For more than five glorious decades, Stengel was the undisputed, quirky, hilarious, and beloved face of baseball--and along the way he...

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