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Maury Allen

Biography

Maury Allen

Maury Allen (May 2, 1932 – October 3, 2010) was an American sportswriter, actor, and columnist for the New York Post and the Journal-News. Maury Allen began his career writing for Sports Illustrated and then moved to the New York Post, where he covered the Yankees for 27 years. He was also a voter for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Allen wrote 40 books on American sports icons, including best sellers on Joe DiMaggio and Casey Stengel and rambunctious biographies of Billy Martin and playboy Bo Belinsky. He also contributed to Thecolumnists.com. Allen won many prizes for his work through the years and was a member of many sports Hall of Fames, including the Brooklyn Dodgers Hall of Fame, an emotional landmark for this Brooklyn-born author.

Maury Allen

Books by Maury Allen

by Maury Allen - American, Baseball, History, Nonfiction, Sports

The most successful franchise in American sports history, the New York Yankees, have won 26 World Series. Now author Maury Allen recalls the Yankees greatest Series events of the last 60 years starting in 1947 and moving through the Bronx Bombers most recent appearance in 2003. The magical moments are captured through the eyes of the author, the players who made them happen, and the other professional observers of baseballs most electric scenes.

by Maury Allen - American, Baseball, History, Nonfiction, Sports

In BROOKLYN REMEMBERED: The 1955 Days of the Dodgers, Allen has captured the emotion, the drama and the sweet reverie of what many baseball people and fans consider the greatest sports triumph ever, the 1955 Brooklyn Series win over the Yankees. It was the one and only Brooklyn championship for the team filled with Hall of Famers like Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella, Duke Snider, Sandy Koufax and even fringe lefty Tommy Lasorda. Two years after the title the team moved from Brooklyn’s cozy Ebbets Field to laconic Los Angeles.

by Bill Liederman and Maury Allen - Biography, Nonfiction, Sports

OUR MICKEY, an unusual and affecting tribute to a generation's most revered baseball player, bursts with powerful emotion and unprecedented warmth. This book includes the heartfelt memories of dozens of ballplayers, celebrities, authors, journalists and just plain old fans who share their favorite story or anecdote about Mickey Mantle. Many of them will make you laugh. Some will induce a tear. All will provoke strong feelings.