The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )

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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."

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »
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 George Steinbrenner (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Gabe Paul (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Reggie Jackson (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Billy Martin (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Thurman Munson (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Graig Nettles (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Cliff Johnson (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Yogi Berra (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Sparky Lyle (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Maury Allen (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Tommy LaSorda (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Mickey Rivers (8 episodes, 2007)
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 Reporter (8 episodes, 2007)
Bob Dunsworth ...
 Radio Sports Reporter (7 episodes, 2007)
Hans Hartman ...
 Reporter / ... (7 episodes, 2007)
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 Bucky Dent (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Sports Announcer (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Elston Howard (5 episodes, 2007)
Tim Keinath ...
 Mike Torrez (5 episodes, 2007)
Rob Lavin ...
 Kenny Holtzman (5 episodes, 2007)
Dock Pollard ...
 Willie Randolph (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Ron Guidry (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Dick Howser (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Jimmy Wynn (4 episodes, 2007)
Keith J. Stevens ...
 Uniformed Police Officer / ... (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Inspector Dowd (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Ray Negron (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Himself (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Gretchen Martin (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Phil Pepe (3 episodes, 2007)
Lawrence Ryan ...
 Reporter (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Fran Healy (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Lou Piniella (2 episodes, 2007)
Matt Bourgeois ...
 Waiter (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Art Fowler (2 episodes, 2007)
Aaron Calafato ...
 Police Officer (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Sydney (2 episodes, 2007)
Rob W. Gray ...
 Neighborhood Resident at Crime Scene (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Mary Rivers (2 episodes, 2007)
Elleen Hannah ...
 Hospital Administrator (2 episodes, 2007)
Jack Hartman ...
 Autograph Seeker (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Steve Dunleavy (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Press Photographer / ... (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Joe DiMaggio (2 episodes, 2007)
Tony Moreira ...
 Hotel Guest / ... (2 episodes, 2007)
Giovanni Pantaleo ...
 Media Reporter (2 episodes, 2007)
Kathryn Schmitt ...
 Restaurant Patron (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Reporter (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Jim McMullen (2 episodes, 2007)
Chloe Whiteford ...
 Billy's Girl (2 episodes, 2007)
Tom Wiggin ...
 Whitey Ford (2 episodes, 2007)
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In the year 1977, Major league Baseball has officially inaugurated the free agent market. A baseball player named Reggie Jackson came to New York to sign a contract with the ball club called the "Yankees". But, what Jackson does not know that he will soon bring controversy to the club, by saying that he's the "Straw that stirs the drink", causing his fellow teammates especially, Thurman Munson to not like him. Plus, manager Billy Martin and owner George Steinbrenner also have their own private arguments about Jackson and the team. Meanwhile, other things are happening in New York as a killer using a .44 magnum and calling himself as "The Son Of Sam" is lurking around the city, and the infamous blackout. Written by John Wiggins

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In several episodes a picture of the old Yankee Stadium from before it was renovated in 1973 can be seen in Billy Martin's (John Turturro) office. This is what Yankee Stadium looked like from 1923-1973 See more »

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The Lite Beer commercial depicted was produced and first aired in 1978, by which time Billy Martin had been fired by Steinbrenner. See more »

Quotes

Billy Martin: You'll never silence Martin. I'm hyping my team up.
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Featured in 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008) See more »

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Very good especially when baseball was good.
1 April 2008 | by (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) – See all my reviews

I haven't been a fan of baseball since the last strike whenever that was. The fact that a decent player(A Rod) signed a contract for 300 million over 10 years disgusts me. The best thing about this series is it reminds you of the way baseball used to be. It is excellently acted although a little slow getting going and probably could have been at least one episode shorter than it was. It is a fascinating look at the relationships between all the players, coaches, and owner on the Yankees to see what they had to go through to win. For someone who could care less about baseball anymore it is a great trip down memory lane to the good ol' days of baseball *cough* before steroids, BALCO, & all the illegitimate "Great" players that are around these days. Watch this especially if you want to see a good story and the better days of when baseball actually was America's sport. It's now Football just in case you wondered. If you don't have a chance to see the whole series watch the last few episodes instead of the first.


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