Stadium, The: Images and Voices of the Original Yankee Stadium

Stadium, The: Images and Voices of the Original Yankee Stadium

by Jon Plasse

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Overview

Photographs and recollections of one of baseball’s most storied icons.

Through images and words, The Stadium brings to life the emotional and visual experience of the original Yankee Stadium, recalling a special time when children and their parents, joined by thousands of other fans, spent a joyful afternoon or evening together, watching their local heroes. Interspersed among photographer Jon Plasse’s black-and-white images of the original Yankee Stadium are the recollections of individuals whose lives were intimately connected to the ballpark: an umpire, an usher, a beer vendor, a souvenir merchandiser, and a fan. Together, photographs and text combine to invoke a fan’s memories of the sights and sounds of this beloved ballpark: waiting to buy tickets among throngs of fans, walking through dark cavernous hallways to the upper decks, seeing the dazzling outfield grass and the silky-smooth infield dirt, and listening to the roar of the crowd as the first batter steps up to the plate. The Stadium is a fitting tribute to one of baseball’s most storied icons.

Jon Plasse is a fine arts photographer whose previous photography books are The Light Remains and Passing Moments. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438440071
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Series: Excelsior Editions
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 84
File size: 5 MB

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