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And The Fans Roared

ISBN: 9781570715822

Published: 10/01/2000

More than 40 spine-tingling sports broadcasts

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$49.95

Description

Heroes Triumphed. Announcers Went Wild. And The Fans Roared. Feel The Thunder Again. Featuring the riveting stories that bring you back to the moment, acclaimed sports photographs and two audio CDs narrated by award-winning sports journalist Bob Costas, And The Fans Roared delivers more than forty of the most spine-tingling sports moments ever broadcast. Joe Garner's bestselling book And The Crowd Goes Wild left sports fans clamoring for more of the thrilling events that brought them to the edge of their seats. And The Fans Roared delivers. In gripping style, And The Fans Roared highlights announcers' surprised, amazed and awestruck calls from every major sports arena--from baseball, football, basketball and the Olympics, to hockey, auto and horse racing, tennis, boxing, cycling and golf. Accompanying this book, the two audio CDs highlight the exciting moments that brought us to our feet, when heroes reached for the stars, announcers reached for the words to describe them...and the fans roared! Relive the most electrifying sports moments ever broadcast, including: September 29, 1954 -- Willie Mays Makes "The Catch" October 25, 1964 -- Jim Marshall Runs the Wrong Way January 22, 1973 -- George Foreman Beats Joe Frazier "Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!" February 23, 1980 -- Eric Heiden Dominates Winter Olympics October 7, 1984 -- Walter Payton Breaks Career Rushing Record "Looking for the record...he’s got it!" September 11, 1985 -- Pete Rose Smacks Hit No. 4,192 "It is pandemonium here at Riverfront Stadium!" May 7, 1989 -- "The Shot": Michael Jordan Beats Cleveland March 28, 1992 -- Duke Beats Kentucky on Laettner Buzzer-Beater October 23, 1993 -- Joe Carter Homer Wins World Series August 1, 1996 -- Michael Johnson Wins 200 and 400 Gold in Atlanta Hear each memorable broadcast again--or for the very first time in this New York Times bestseller!

About the Author

Joe Garner

Author Joe Garner is a twenty-year veteran of the radio business, including eleven years as an executive with Westwood One, the international radio syndication company and owner of the NBC Radio Networks and Mutual Broadcasting System. He is president of Garner Creative Concepts. His expertise on the media's coverage of major events has been featured on the Today Show, CNN, CBS Up-to-the-Minute and hundreds of radio programs nationwide. He is also the author of And The Crowd Goes Wild and And The Fans Roared, featuring the words, images and actual audio from the greatest moments in sports history. Compact disc narrator Bill Kurtis has been earning the respect of viewers, colleagues and competitors in television journalism for over thirty years. His career has touched every facet of the most influential medium in our lives. Millions of viewers now join him each weeknight as he presents hour-long, in-depth documentaries on the A&E Network. His earlier broadcast career was spent with CBS, as an anchorman at WBBM-TV in Chicago and correspondent and anchor for CBS News in Los Angeles and New York. Currently, his creative efforts are focused on Kurtis Productions, Ltd., and he has become one of the country's foremost producers of documentaries for television. Bill is executive producer of three award-winning, prime-time series for the A&E Network: the Peabody Award-winning science adventure series, The New Explorers with Bill Kurtis, and the highly acclaimed Investigative Reports and American Justice. His first book, Bill Kurtis on Assignment, features accounts of his international reporting accompanied by over one hundred of his photographs.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Foreword by George Foreman

April 15, 1947 -- Jackie Robinson Integrates Baseball
April 27, 1947 -- Babe Ruth Says Good-bye
June 12, 1948 -- Citation Wins Triple Crown
September 29, 1954 -- Willie Mays Makes "The Catch"
June 26, 1959 - March 13, 1961 -- Patterson vs. Johansson: A Classic Boxing Rivalry
October 25, 1964 -- Jim Marshall Runs the Wrong Way
September 8, 1969 -- Rod Laver Wins Grand Slam
May 10, 1970 -- Bobby Orr Goal Wins Stanley Cup
November 8, 1970 -- Tom Dempsey Kicks 63-Yard Field Goal
January 17, 1971 -- Jim O'Brien Field Goal Wins Super Bowl
November 25, 1971 -- Oklahoma vs. Nebraska: College Football's Game of the Century
September 28, 1972 -- Paul Henderson Goal Wins Summit Series
January 22, 1973 -- Down Goes Frazier!: George Foreman Beats Joe Frazier
December 16, 1973 -- O. J. Simpson Tops 2,000 Yards
January 19, 1974 -- Notre Dame Ends UCLA's Winning Streak at 88
June 4, 1976 -- Boston Celtics Beat Phoenix Suns in Triple OT
October 18, 1977 -- Reggie Jackson Hits Three Consecutive World Series Homers
June 10, 1978 -- Affirmed Wins Triple Crown
February 23, 1980 -- Eric Heiden Dominates 1980 Winter Olympics
February 16, 1984 -- Bill Johnson Skis to Olympic Downhill Victory
April 5, 1984 -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Breaks NBA Scoring Record
August 3, 1984 -- Mary Lou Retton Vaults to Olympic Gold
October 7, 1984 -- Walter Payton Breaks Career Rushing Record
September 11, 1985 -- Pete Rose Smacks Hit No. 4,192
October 14, 1985 -- Ozzie Smith Home Run Wins Game 5
October 25, 1986 -- Bill Buckner's Unforgettable Error
September 29, 1988 -- Florence Griffith Joyner Becomes World's Fastest Woman
January 22, 1989 -- Joe Montana Leads Super Bowl-Winning Drive
May 7, 1989 -- "The Shot": Michael Jordan Beats Cleveland
July 23, 1989 -- Greg LeMond Wins Tour de France
October 17, 1989 -- Earthquake Rocks 1989 World Series
February 9, 1992 -- Magic Johnson Returns to Capture All-Star Game MVP Title
March 28, 1992 -- Duke Beats Kentucky on Christian Laettner Buzzer-Beater
May 24, 1992 -- Al Unser Jr. Wins 1992 Indianapolis 500
January 3, 1993 -- Buffalo Bills Make Football's Greatest Comeback
October 23, 1993 -- Joe Carter Homer Wins 1993 World Series
February 24, 1994 -- Kerrigan vs. Harding: Soap Opera on Ice
September 6, 1995 -- Cal Ripken Sets Consecutive Games Streak
July 29 & August 1, 1996 -- Michael Johnson Wins 200 and 400 Gold in Atlanta
June 28, 1997 -- Mike Tyson Bites Evander Holyfield
September 26, 1999 -- Justin Leonard Putt Seals U.S. Ryder Cup Comeback
January 8, 2000 -- Music City Miracle: Tennessee Titans' Miraculous Kick Return
June 18, 2000 -- Tiger Woods Wins U.S. Open

Acknowledgments
Photo Credits
Credits
Announcers
About the Author

Excerpt

Down Goes Frazier!:
George Foreman Beats Joe Frazier

January 22, 1973
Disc 1; Track 14

Had Smokin' Joe Frazier been reduced to just smoke and mirrors? That was the question being a...

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Specs

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions
Length: 10.5 in
Width: 10.3 in
Weight: 51.00 oz
Page Count: 192 pages

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