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Dimag & Mick: Sibling Rivals, Yankee Blood Brothers

3.83  ·  Rating details ·  12 ratings  ·  3 reviews
DiMag & Mick is a portrait of DiMaggio and Mantle as the old and young exemplars of what was a more confident, masterful age not only in baseball but in the country where they were held up as cultural heroes over two generations, symbolic of an America celebrating its recent triumph over Nazism and ever-curious about the new age of color television, rocket ships, and t ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published February 1st 2019 by Lyons Press (first published March 15th 2016)
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Ashley Lane-Fox
Mar 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I thought the only love story, if any, I'd find in this extremely well-crafted book was the Marilyn Monroe-Joe DiMaggio romance that is standard fare in any book about The Yankee Clipper.

Imagine my surprise to discover the touching account of Mickey Mantle and his first love, an actress named Holly Brooke. She is mentioned in almost every book ever written about Mantle but only in passing. In 'DiMag & Mick', though, Holly Brooke is a major part of the story.

Author Tony Castro apparently tr
Aug 21, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
DiMaggio and Mick

Great possibility for a story about two Yankee greats. Castro is not only pop historian but writer who repeats story with no support for its invalidity. Plus story just ends
Jim Blessing
May 12, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Interesting book about DiMaggio and Mantle. Corrected erroneous articles that they did not get along.
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TONY CASTRO is a Harvard and Baylor University-educated historian, Napoleon Bonaparte scholar and the author of the landmark civil rights history "Chicano Power: The Emergence of Mexican America," which Publishers Weekly acclaimed as “brilliant… a valuable contribution to the understanding of our time.”

Tony's newest book, 'Mantle: The Best There Ever Was,' will be released April 12, 2019, by Rowma