Bruce Collett's Reviews > The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty: The Game, the Team, and the Cost of Greatness

The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty by Buster Olney
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Oct 14, 2008

really liked it
Recommended for: any adult with an interest in baseball or the inner workings of management of major league sports
Read in May, 2008

This guy can really write. I'm beginning to think that some of the best writers are churning out sports columns everyday in the great newspapers of American. Buster's style and story-telling is compelling. The story about the Yankees and it's most central figure, George Steinbrenner is interesting even to those of us who aren't baseball fans. Buster takes pains to report both sides of every conflict, but as fair and balanced as he tries to be, Steinbrenner's meglomania leaves the reader with the opinion that Steinbrenners an erratic, a--.

I hope Buster writes another book soon.

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