• The Bronx Zoo

  • The Astonishing Inside Story of the 1978 World Champion New York Yankees
  • By: Sparky Lyle, Peter Golenbock
  • Narrated by: Sparky Lyle
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 03-27-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.4 (61 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This best-selling, highly-acclaimed account is a hilarious but scathing baseball tell-all. After being voted the 1977 American League Cy Young Award winner, Sparky Lyle was rewarded for his efforts by being benched. The Yankees, a leader of free agency, signed Goose Gossage as their closer. Things only went downhill from there and the 1978 season turned out to be one of controversy, firings, fights, and acrimony. In short, it was a zoo.
©1979, 2005 Albert "Sparky" Lyle and Peter Golenbock (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By William on 08-15-16

I am biased

I love this book but it is because the 1978 Yankees are one of my all time favorite teams. This book was also one of the first long and adult books I read as a kid so revisiting it beings a lot of good memories. Love the book and the story but again there is a tremendous amount of good vibe bias in this review.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Steven on 03-03-17

This Should Be Your Next Listen

I have had an audible membership for years now and I love sports. I have listened to so many of the baseball books audible has and this is as good as any I have listened to and better than many. It is interesting throughout, not just a guy speeding through names and statistics so fast you feel like you are always missing something. This book has heart, Lyle narrates this story to perfection. He expresses emotion well, and you can begin to imagine what that year with the most storied franchise in professional sports was like.

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