Collector's edition limited to 1,000 copies worldwide, numbered and signed by Neil Leifer To the baby boomers of the world, professional baseball means the 1960s and 70s. Growing up near a city with three major league teams, editor Eric Kroll lived and breathed the Giants at the Polo Grounds, the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, and the Brooklyn Bums (Dodgers) at Ebbets Field. ?What did Willie Mays do last night? How about the Duke? And the golden boy, Mickey Mantle? Was that a thunderous strikeout last night or what?? All this flavor and juice were captured on film by the premier sports photographer of this generation, Neil Leifer. Professional baseball for those two decades belongs to Neil. In 1960, at age 17, Neil had the human drive to match his new Nikon motor drive and he was on his way. With gumption and an eye for the decisive moment in baseball, the baby-faced kid from Manhattan's lower east side was soon selling his baseball photos to Sports Illustrated and later, wo
About the Author :
Eric Kroll has contributed to Neil Leifer: Ballet in the Dirt: The Golden Age of Baseball as an editor.
Eric Kroll has worked as a photojournalist for the New York Times, Der Spiegel, and Vogue, but is best known for his fetish photography appearing in magazines such as Leg Show and High Heeled Women, and for his Taschen monographs Fetish Girls and Beauty Parade. As a Taschen editor, he most recently edited The Wonderful World of Bill Ward.
|Title:||Neil Leifer: Ballet in the Dirt: The Golden Age of Baseball||Publisher:||Taschen|
|Author:||Eric Kroll, Neil Leifer|
|No. of Pages:||302|
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