About the Author
A recognized sports authority, Les Krantz has worked for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago magazine, Esquire, Ski, and Gold. He is the author of many sports books, including Yankee Stadium: A Tribute, Dark Horses and Underdogs, Reel Baseball, and Not Till the Fat Lady Sings.
Reggie Jackson, a baseball Hall of Famer, played 5 of his 21 major league seasons in New York and led the Yankees to 3 World Series. He set numerous records and placed himself firmly in the annals of memorable baseball moments with his three-home-run performance in the 1977 Fall Classic.