And the Fans Roared: Recapture the Excitement of Great Moments in Sports

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Sourcebooks, Incorporated, Sep 1, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 192 pages
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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, cycling and 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 Way
January 22, 1973 -- George Foreman Beats Joe Frazier
"Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!"
February 23, 1980 -- Eric Heiden Dominates Winter Olympics
October 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 LaettnerBuzzer-Beater
October 23, 1993 -- Joe Carter Homer Wins World Series
August 1, 1996 -- Michael Johnson Wins 200 and 400 Gold in Atlanta
Hear each memorable broadcast again--or for the very first time in this New York Times bestseller!

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Joe Garner is an author and former radio executive who resides in Los Angeles. Garner spent twenty years working in the radio industry, with over ten of those years employed as an executive with the Westwood One radio network. He contributed to the creation and production of numerous audiobooks for Simon & Schuster. He presides over an entertainment production company, Garner Creative Concepts, in Los Angeles. In recent years, Garner has become an author of historical books, both traditional and multimedia. He wrote the book We Interrupt This Broadcast in 1998, a work that combines words, pictures and audio by including compact discs containing news clips from notable historical events from radio and television. Subsequent editions of this book have been released, most recently in 2008.

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