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Peter Golenbock

Born: 19-Jul-1946
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sports Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dynasty: The New York Yankees, 19491964

Wife: (one son)

    High School: St. Luke's School, New Canaan, CT
    University: BA Sociology, Dartmouth College (1967)
    Law School: New York University School of Law (1970)

    Phi Tau
    Kentucky Colonel
    New Jersey Writers Hall of Fame

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Author of books:
Dynasty: The New York Yankees, 1949-1964 (1975, sports)
The Bronx Zoo (1979, sports)
Balls (1984, memoir)
Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers (1984, sports)
Personal Fouls: The Broken Promises and Shattered Dreams of Big Money Basketball at Jim Valvano's North Carolina State (1989, sports)
Fenway: The Players and the Fans Remember (1992, sports)
The Wit and Wisdom of George Steinbrenner (1993, biography)
American Zoom: Stock Car Racing -- From the Dirt Tracks to Daytona (1993, sports)
Wild, High and Tight: The Life and Death of Billy Martin (1994, biography)
Wrigleyville: A Magical History Tour of the Chicago Cubs (1996, sports)
The Spirit of St. Louis: A History of the St. Louis Cardinals and Browns (2000, sports)
Amazin': The Miraculous History of New York's Most Beloved Baseball Team (2002, sports)
Go Gators! An Oral History of Florida's Pursuit of Gridiron Glory (2002, sports)
Red Sox Nation: An Unexpurgated History of the Red Sox (2005, sports)
Landry's Boys: An Oral History of a Team and an Era (2005, sports)
Miracle: Bobby Allison and the Saga of the Alabama Gang (2006, biography)
In the Country of Brooklyn: Inspiration to the World (2008, regional affairs)
George: The Poor Little Rich Boy Who Built the Yankee Empire (2009, biography)
Growing Up NASCAR: Racing's Most Outrageous Promoter Tells All (2010, memoir)
Presumed Guilty: Casey Anthony: The Inside Story (2012, biography)

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