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Author Michaels, Al, author.

Title You can't make this up : miracles, memories, and the perfect marriage of sports and television / Al Michaels, with L. Jon Wertheim.

Imprint New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Non-Fiction  796.092 Mic    ---  Available
Description xv, 288 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Contents Brooklyn -- California Kid -- The Rascal -- Cut by the Lakers -- Aloha -- Rose, Bench, Sparky, and the Machine -- The Giants of Candlestick, and the Wizard of Westwood -- Wide, Wide World -- Do You Believe in Miracles? -- Saturdays in the Fall -- The One and Only -- Roone, the Olympics, and the Fight Game -- Monday Nights -- Two for the Ages -- O.J. -- Diversions -- Monday Night Transformations -- Partners -- Links -- A New Home.
Summary Michaels, one of television's most respected broadcasters, interweaves the story of his life and career with lively firsthand tales of some of the most thrilling events and fascinating figures in modern sports. Over the course of his forty-plus year career, he is the only play-by-play commentator to have covered all four major sports championships: the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, and the Stanley Cup Final. He gives readers unique insight into the high drama, the colorful players, and the heroes and occasional villains of an industry that has become a vital part of modern culture.
An eight-time Emmy Award-winning broadcaster interweaves the story of his life and career with lively tales of major events and engaging figures in modern sports, from the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" finals to the 1989 World Series earthquake.
Subject Michaels, Al.
Sportscasters -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Wertheim, L. Jon, author.
Added Title You cannot make this up
ISBN 9780062314963

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