And the Crowd Goes Wild Relive the Most Celebrated Sporting Events Ever Broadcast

ISBN-10: 1570714606
ISBN-13: 9781570714603
Edition: 1999
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Description: And The Crowd Goes Wild! covers the decades from the dawn of the electronic media to the present day, vividly showing just how sports broadcasting - and sports fans - have evolved.

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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 10.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

And The Crowd Goes Wild! covers the decades from the dawn of the electronic media to the present day, vividly showing just how sports broadcasting - and sports fans - have evolved.

Bob Costas has won the Emmy Award as Outstanding Sports Broadcaster eight times & has been named National Sportscaster of the Year by his peers seven times. He has also received Emmy Awards for his writing, interviewing, & reporting. In addition to his sports broadcasting, Costas hosted the Emmy Award-winning interview show "Later ...with Bob Costas" on NBC, & will be hosting a new sports journalism program on HBO beginning in February 2001. A native New Yorker, Costas now lives in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Introduction
Foreword
Babe Ruth Calls His Shot (October 1, 1932)
Jesse Owens Wins Four Gold Medals (August 9, 1936)
Joe Louis Knocks Out Max Schmeling (June 22, 1938)
Lou Gehrig Says Good-bye (July 4, 1939)
Bobby Thomson Hits "Shot Heard 'Round the World' (October 3, 1951)
Don Larsen Throws World Series Perfect Game (October 8, 1956)
"The Greatest Game Ever Played": Colts vs. Giants (December 28, 1958)
Wilma Rudolph Sprints to Olympic Gold (September 8, 1960)
Ted Williams Finishes Career with Home Run (September 28, 1960)
Bill Mazeroski Home Run Wins World Series (October 13, 1960)
Wilt Chamberlain Scores 100 Points (March 2, 1962)
(October 14, 1964) Billy Mills Wins 10,000-Meter Gold )
Havlicek Steal Clinches Celtics Victory (April 15, 1965)
Green Bay Packers Win "Ice Bowl" (December 31, 1967)
Bob Beamon Soars to Long Jump Record (October 18, 1968)
Joe Namath and Underdog Jets Win Super Bowl III (January 12, 1969)
Miracle Mets Win World Series (October 16, 1969)
Willis Reed Leads Knicks to Victory (May 8, 1970)
Mark Spitz Wins Record Seven Gold Medals (September 4, 1972)
Olympic Basketball Team Upset by Soviets (September 9, 1972)
"The Immaculate Reception": Steelers vs. Raiders (December 23, 1972)
Secretariat Wins Triple Crown (June 9, 1973)
Billie Jean King Wins "Battle of the Sexes" (September 20, 1973)
Henry Aaron Breaks Home Run Record (April 8, 1974)
Muhammad Ali: Three-Time Heavyweight Champion (October 1, 1975)
Carlton Fisk Waves World Series Home Run Fair (October 21, 1975)
Nadia Comaneci Scores a Perfect 10 (July 18, 1976)
Johnson vs. Bird in the NCAA Championship (March 26, 1979)
U.S. Hockey Team Defeats Soviet Union (February 22, 1980)
Bjorn Borg Defeats John McEnroe at Wimbledon (July 5, 1980)
"The Catch": 49ers vs. Cowboys (January 10, 1982)
Gordon Johncock Wins 1982 Indianapolis 500 (May 30, 1982)
"The Play": Cal vs. Stanford (November 20, 1982)
North Carolina State Upsets Houston (April 4, 1983)
Richard Petty Wins 200th Career Race (July 4, 1984)
Boston College Beats Miami on Hail Mary Pass (November 23, 1984)
Jack Nicklaus Wins Masters at Age 46 (April 13, 1986)
Dodgers Win on Kirk Gibson Home Run (October 15, 1988)
Buster Douglas Upsets Mike Tyson (February 11, 1990)
Carl Lewis Anchors U.S. Olympic Victory (August 8, 1992)
Wayne Gretzky Captures NHL Scoring Mark (March 23, 1994)
New York Rangers Win Stanley Cup (June 14, 1994)
Tiger Woods Wins Masters (April 13, 1997)
Michael Jordan Wins Sixth NBA Championship (June 14, 1998)
France Wins World Cup on Home Soil (July 12, 1998)
Mark McGwire Smashes Home Run Record (September 8, 1998)
U.S. Women Win World Cup Soccer (July 10, 1999)
Afterword
Acknowledgments
Photo Credits
Credits
About the Author

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