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Smith, Curt

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ISBN 10: 0912083212 / ISBN 13: 9780912083216
Edité par Diamond Comm., South Bend, IN, 1987
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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Dust Jacket a trifle rubbed. Fine/Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: baseball; ISBN: 0912083212. ISBN/EAN: 9780912083216. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6087. N° de réf. du libraire 6087

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Éditeur : Diamond Comm., South Bend, IN

Date d'édition : 1987

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Very Good

Edition : 1st edition.

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This exhaustive study, written by the author of America's Dizzy Dean, etc., is monumental. It is surely the definitive work on the subject, with profiles of virtually all the major broadcasters in the history of the national pastime and mentions minor ones, as well. Each section begins with an overview of political and social events in a given era, then turns to significant developments in baseball, thus placing the broadcasters in context, starting with Harold Arlin, who announced the first game over KDKA in Pittsburgh on August 5, 1921. Here are Grantland Rice airing the initial World Series play-by-play in 1921; the golden age, personified by Red Barber in Cincinnati and Brooklyn, and Mel Allen at Yankee Stadium; figures like Byrum Saam in Philadelphia, Harry Heilmann in Detroit and Curt Gowdy in Boston; TV and the era of the jockocracy, with the likes of Phil Rizzuto and Joe Garagiola. Impressive. Photos not seen by PW. Author tour.
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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I have been a full-time bookseller since 1986. My stock includes a large collection of books on baseball, about 2,000 volumes. In addition to baseball, I specialize in True Crime, Ohioana, Botany, and Music. I am a member of the Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society (NOBS). My personal book interests include H.L. Mencken, P.G. Wodehouse, Jim Tully, baseball, botany, especially history, exploration and economic botany, true crime, and music.

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