Item description for Neil Leifer: Ballet in the Dirt: Baseball photography of the 1960s and 70s by Eric Kroll Gabriel Schechter...
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
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 18.03" Width: 14.5" Height: 2.5" Weight: 11.05 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2007
ISBN 3822822078 ISBN13 9783822822074