And the Fans Roared
The Sports Broadcasts That Kept Us on the Edge of Our SeatsBook - 2000
New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! 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, cyclingand 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 WayJanuary 22, 1973 - George Foreman Beats Joe Frazier"Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!"February 23, 1980 - Eric Heiden Dominates Winter OlympicsOctober 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-BeaterOctober 23, 1993 - Joe Carter Homer Wins World SeriesAugust 1, 1996 - Michael Johnson Wins 200 and 400 Gold in AtlantaHear each memorable broadcast again - or for the very first time in this New York Times bestseller!
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2000.
Branch Call Number: 796 G234.1
Characteristics: xiii, 177 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm. + 2 sound discs (digital) ; 4 3/4 in..