A Game of Moments

Baseball Greats Remember Highlights of Their Careers

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About the Book

This collection of new interviews—conducted by the author—recounts some of the pivotal moments in the careers of professional baseball players and in American history.
Negro League players Leon Day, Buck O’Neil, Monte Irvin, Wilmer Fields and Joe Black speak about their experiences on the other side of the color line. Hank Aaron relates how the challenge of breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record was not only on the diamond. Bob Feller, Cecil Travis, Tommy Henrich and Jerry Coleman describe the effects of World War II on their careers. Bobby Thompson and Ralph Branca address the “Shot Heard Round the World” in the Giants vs. Dodgers playoff of 1951.

About the Author(s)

Ron Gerrard has worked in the field of broadcasting for 30 years. In that span he has served as a network sports anchor, producer and reporter. He has covered 17 World Series and All-Star Games, over 200 World Championship Boxing events along with numerous PGA golf tournaments. He is a member of the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame and lives in Henderson, Nevada.

Bibliographic Details

Ron Gerrard
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 60 photos, index
Copyright Date: 2018
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7194-9
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3205-6
Imprint: McFarland