This is a well-executed retelling of the game and its surroundings from all points of view: officials, coaches, players, the media, and even fans. Among the narrative’s best parts are the late Stram’s detailed recollections from an unpublished manuscript made available to the author from Stram’s son. Verdict: Consistently fascinating, … Continue reading
For the loyal legion of fans of one of the greatest players in the history of the New York Yankees, – this book is for you. “Baseball Immortal: Derek Jeter: A Career in Quotes” by Danny Peary (Page Street Publishing, $19.99, 368 pages) is sort of an oral history of … Continue reading
The news that one of my all-time football heroes and TV football broadcasters had passed filled me with sadness. Frank Gifford was a class act. Number 16 will be missed.