Summerall: On and Off the Air

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Nelson Books, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 229 pages

For more than three decades, countless millions of sports fans have welcomed him into their living rooms. Now, broadcasting legend Pat Summerall is granting you more intimate access into his extraordinary life.

This is the voice of Pat Summerall as you've never heard it before. Personal. Revealing. And willing to share with you equally his career victories and private defeats.

Here, Summerall calls the plays of his own life story. It is a story of sports, celebrity, and alcoholism. But, ultimately, the story that Pat Summerall shares from his life is one of spiritual healing and redemptive faith.

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Contents

PROLOGUE
1
CHAPTER TWO RAZORBACK
17
CHAPTER THREE GOING PRO
29
Copyright

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Pat Summerall is the signature voice of sports broadcasting in America. As a professional football player, Pat was best known as the kicker for the legendary New York Giants of the late 50's and '60's. After his retirement from the gridiron, he became the mainstay of the CBS Sports broadcasting team for 32 years. In addition to football coverage, he was the network's signature voice for its golf coverage, including the Masters®, the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, the NBA and five Heavyweight Championship Fights. At the same time he also served as host of CBS's four-hour news program that aired six mornings a week. In 1999 Summerall was inducted into the American Sportscaster's Association's Hall of Fame.

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