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From Peanuts to the Pressbox

Insider Sports Stories from a Life Behind the Mic

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From Peanuts to the Pressbox is an intimate walk down memory lane, reliving some of the greatest moments in Alabama sports (basketball and football) and NASCAR. Gold also shares stories from his early days with Yankees broadcaster Mel Allen and Red Barber and other broadcasting greats, such as Bob Costas, Tom Hammond, Verne Lundquist, Kevin Harlan, Ron Franklin, and Mike Tirico.
 

In this behind-the-scenes look at sports broadcasting Eli Gold tells how a kid from Brooklyn, New York, went from selling peanuts at Madison Square Garden to being one of the most recognizable voices in all of radio sports broadcasting. 

From Peanuts to the Pressbox is an intimate walk down memory lane, reliving some of the greatest moments in Alabama sports (basketball and football) and NASCAR. Gold also shares stories from his early days with Yankees broadcaster Mel Allen and Red Barber and other broadcasting greats, such as Bob Costas, Tom Hammond, Verne Lundquist, Kevin Harlan, Ron Franklin, and Mike Tirico.

Contributor(s) Eli Gold , M. B. Roberts
About the Contributor(s) Eli Gold
Eli Gold has been The Voice of the Crimson Tide for twenty years. He is the host of NASCAR Live, a weekly, nationally syndicated radio call-in show and calls play-by-play for arena football, NFL, professional baseball, and NHL on radio and television.

M. B. Roberts
M.B. Roberts is the author of six books, including Brooks & Dunn: The Honky Tonk Truth (Willow Creek Press, 2001), a collaboration with her husband, long-time Sports Illustrated photographer Ronald C. Modra. Roberts is a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine.
ISBN-10 1401604366
ISBN-13 9781401604363
Publish Date Sep 15, 2009
Weight (lbs) 1.1200
Height 9.25
Width 6.25
Length 272
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Price $24.99
Format Hardcover
Language English

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