The Bronx Is Burning: With Oliver Platt, Kevin Conway, Daniel Sunjata, John Turturro. A look at the New York Yankees attempt to win the 1977 World Series. Based on Jonathan Mahler's book "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning."
- Oliver Platt, Kevin Conway, Daniel Sunjata
The Bronx Is Burning (stylized as The Bronx is Burning) is a television drama that debuted on ESPN on July 10, 2007, after the 2007 MLB Home Run Derby.It is an eight-episode mini-series adapted from Jonathan Mahler's best-selling book, Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning.
Just finished watching the two-DVD set of THE BRONX IS BURNING (2007) and enjoyed it so much I'm doing an immediate rerun while writing this. I was a Yankee fan from childhood. My memories go back to a 1960 season that ended with Pittsburgh Pirate Bill Mazeroski's World Series winning home run.
the 1977 New York Yankees against the backdrop of New York City. Yankee superstar Reggie Jackson (Daniel Sunjata) and manager Billy Martin (John Turturro) ar...
- 42 min
- Sports Revisited
Complete Episode. Audio is out of synch for a few seconds at the start. Best quality I could find. Enjoy.The New York City Fire Department has appeared in nu...
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Oct 29, 2015 · Why The Bronx Really Burned. New York City firefighters battle a blaze in an abandoned tenement building in the South Bronx in 1977. It’s one thing to say “that politician closed that ...
- Jody Avirgan
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning: 1977, Baseball, Politics, and the Battle for the Soul of a City is a book by Jonathan Mahler that focuses on the year 1977 in New York City. First published in 2005, it's described as 'a layered account', 'kaleidoscopic', 'a braided narrative', which weaves political, cultural, and sporting threads ...
- Jonathan Mahler
May 16, 2010 · “The Bronx is burning.” The scene quickly became a defining image of New York in the 1970s, a fitting summation of the decade perfect in every way but one: It never happened. Cosell, tapes of ...
- Joe Flood
May 03, 2019 · In the 1970s, the Bronx was burning, but some residents were rebuilding. Decade of Fire, a new documentary, tells a different story about the borough’s fires—and the communities affected by ...
- Valeria Ricciulli
Jan 17, 2020 · The South Bronx is Burning In the 1970s, the Bronx was on fire. Abandoned by city government, nearly a half-million people were displaced as their close-knit, multi-ethnic neighborhood burned to the ground.