SABR members McDonnell, Appel launching new course on New York Yankees

SABR members Wayne McDonnell Jr. and Marty Appel are teaming up to teach a new baseball-related course at New York University this summer.

The pair are writing a syllabus and teaching a continuing education course called “Pinstripe Empire: “A History of Baseball’s Most Successful Franchise,” based on Appel’s definitive book on the history of the New York Yankees, Pinstripe Empire: The New York Yankees from Before the Babe to After the Boss (Bloomsbury, 2012.)

McDonnell is a Clinical Associate Professor of Sports Management at New York University who writes regularly at Appel is the former public relations director of the New York Yankees and author of more than a dozen books.

Anyone can enroll in the 10-week course, which meets once a week at NYU’s Washington Square campus beginning May 29 and ending July 31, 2013. Click the link below for more information or to enroll:

“This is an extraordinary opportunity to meet like-minded baseball fans who want to study the New York Yankees from a world-renowned expert on the topic,” McDonnell said.

Originally published: March 28, 2013. Last Updated: March 28, 2013.