Tim McCarver's Diamond Gems

Tim McCarver's Diamond Gems

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by Tim McCarver, Danny Peary, Jim Moskowitz
     
 

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Baseball’s premier national television analyst Tim McCarver presents fascinating tales from the game’s greatest players and personalities

Tim McCarver’s Diamond Gems is a treasure trove of fabulous anecdotes from the many baseball celebrities who have appeared on “The Tim McCarver Show.” A valuable mix of baseball

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Baseball’s premier national television analyst Tim McCarver presents fascinating tales from the game’s greatest players and personalities

Tim McCarver’s Diamond Gems is a treasure trove of fabulous anecdotes from the many baseball celebrities who have appeared on “The Tim McCarver Show.” A valuable mix of baseball history with a personal touch, this book is a natural for everyone who loves the game. Includes tales from baseball greats Sandy Koufax, Stan Musial, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Willie Mays, Yogi Berra, Tom Seaver, Cal Ripken Jr., Johnny Bench, Don Mattingly, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Chipper Jones, David Wright, and many more.

“Baseball is THE storyteller’s game. So, if you love the game, you’ll love Tim McCarver’s treasure trove of stories. And you’ll also understand why Tim never has to fear a rain delay.”
—Bob Costas, NBC & HBO Sports

"Tim McCarver's Diamond Gems is the modern version of The Glory Of Their Times. It's fun and engaging and instructive and even sweet now and then. Tim could always call the pitches, and he also seems to get everyone to deliver their best stuff here.”
––Frank Deford, author, The Entitled

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071545952
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
02/18/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
416 KB

Meet the Author

Tim McCarver was a major league catcher from 1959 to 1980 and World Series MVP in 1964 with the St. Louis Cardinals. A six-time Emmy winner, McCarver was ranked by TV Guide as one of the top ten sportscasters of all-time in its all-century edition. His acclaimed “The Tim McCarver Show” is enjoying its seventh season on television after two years on national radio. He lives in Sarasota, Florida.

Jim Moskovitz is the creator and producer of Chevrolet's “The Tim McCarver Show.” He has written and produced several long-running television series, prime-time specials, and sports books. He lives and works with his wife, Joyce, in Manhattan.

Danny Peary is the writer-researcher for "The Tim McCarver Show." This is his third book with McCarver. He lives in New York City and Sag Harbor, New York.

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