Watching Baseball

Watching Baseball

Discovering the Game Within the Game

Book - 2004
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Jerry Remy's name and face are already known to millions of fans. Every night during the baseball season, 400,000 or more households tune in to listen to his broadcast of the Red Sox game. But fans learned to love him years ago, when he was traded to the Red Sox in 1978, earning a trip to the All-Star game in his first year with the team; Remy hit .278, scored 87 runs, and stole 30 bases. Injured in 1984, Remy never played another game. In 1988, he began his work as an announcer, working color commentary for Red Sox broadcasts on NESN, which is a basic cable channel throughout New England and available by satellite across the country. He covers more than 150 games per season for NESN and broadcast television, plus regular assignments on the national Fox Game of the Week. But the best part of Jerry Remy is his easy style: listeners feel like they're having a beer with a friend while they're watching the game. If spectators just follow the ball, they are missing much of the game. Baseball is a lot more complex than that. Everyone talks about second-guessing the manager; and there's a lot of fun in that for everyone except the ma
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, c2004.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780762730759
Branch Call Number: 796.357 REMY J
Characteristics: xv, 367 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Sandler, Corey 1950-


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