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Talking to GOATs : the moments you remember and the stories you never heard / Jim Gray with Greg Bishop ; foreword by Tom Brady.

Gray, Jim (Sportscaster), (author.). Bishop, Greg (Sportswriter), (author.). Brady, Tom, 1977- (writer of foreword.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Umatilla County Public Libraries.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library. (Show)

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Summary:

"Sportscaster and sports historian Jim Gray gives the reader a coveted all-access pass as he reviews the best interviews, the best athletes, and the best games in modern sports history. It's like a personal introduction to the characters and careers of these heroes and villains we've known since childhood. He examines how money, celebrity, the media, and power interact, and how sports ... has led to ... transformations in American society"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library 796.0973 G793 (Text) 37801000676492 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/08/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062992062
  • Physical Description: xv, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"The moments you remember... Ali, Jordan, Tiger, Kobe, Phelps, Tyson, LeBron--and the stories you never heard."--Jacket.
Formatted Contents Note:
Tyson : much more than the bite -- Ali : touched by the greatest -- My world wide web -- Michael (Jackson) and the mirage -- First pitch -- Hammerin' Hank : Mr. Decency -- Your Rose, my thorn -- Steroids : from Ben to Marion, the breaking of Bonds -- Tiger : how a legend became human -- Upon further review -- Tom Brady : my friend the goat -- 17-0, 28, 50-0 = perfect -- People who changed the world -- Dream team : "You'll never see anything like this again" -- His Airness's good-bye -- The triangle : Kobe, Shaq, and Jax -- Malice at The Palace -- The decision -- My dad and The Masters -- I'm not writing another book.
Summary, etc.:
"Sportscaster and sports historian Jim Gray gives the reader a coveted all-access pass as he reviews the best interviews, the best athletes, and the best games in modern sports history. It's like a personal introduction to the characters and careers of these heroes and villains we've known since childhood. He examines how money, celebrity, the media, and power interact, and how sports ... has led to ... transformations in American society"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Gray, Jim (Sportscaster)
Athletes > United States > Interviews.
Athletes > United States > Biography.
Sports > United States > History.
Sports > History.
Sportscasters > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Autobiographies.
Interviews.

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