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East Side, West Side: Tales of New York Sporting Life 1910-1960

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East Side, West Side: Tales of New York Sporting Life 1910-1960 is a sports book written by Lawrence S. Ritter[?] and published in 1998. It is a Total Sports[?] production and was distributed by Andrews McNeel[?]. Its IBSN number is 0-96569496-8. The writer dedicated the book to his family and friends.

The book centers, as its title suggests, on popular sports sites and figures of New York during the six decades comprising the era from 1910 to 1960. Among the personalities the book talks about in depth are Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe Louis, Primo Carnera, Tony Canzoneri, Sugar Ray Robinson, Casey Stengel, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Stillman[?] and more. Sports covered in depth are baseball, basketball, boxing, hockey and horse racing, all of which were popular sports in New York on the 50 years covered by the book.

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