Southbury Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024.

Southbury Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day.

History of the Yankees: Before, During and After the Dynasty

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The greatest franchise in American sports history will be celebrated by award-winning sportswriter and author of The Ultimate New York Yankees Time Machine Book. This program highlights exciting and nostalgic videos of the finest teams, players, moments and events in Yankees history, even going back to the days of the Highlanders - from the pre-Ruthian era to today. The program also features Yankees trivia questions for patrons to ponder and covers the best of the best, including Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle, Ford, Jeter, Rivera and Judge while spotlighting the top teams of the long Yankees dynasty from the 1920s to the 1960s and beyond. Marty will have his books for sale autographed and personalized after the program. This presentation is a lot of fun so feel free to join in!

Martin (Marty) Gitlin is an author an pop culture historian.  He has written a number of books on topics ranging from the history of animation, Princess Diana and sports teams.  Gitlin worked for two decades as a sportswriter, during which time he won more than 45 awards, including first place for general excellence from Associated Press

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this event is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library. For more information about this program, please email Rebecca at or call the reference desk at 203-262-0626 ext 2.



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