Walking with Legends

Overview

Ralph Mellanby’s position as both a popular broadcaster and one of the most powerful men in television put him in contact with hockey’s most influential players, coaches, and executives. Here, he takes readers behind the scenes to discover what made them tick and what they were like when the cameras stopped rolling. From the Decision Makers to Bobby Hull to Wayne Gretzky and hundreds of others, Mellanby knows and has worked with them all, and recounts his experiences in this ...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (12) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $45.00   
  • Used (11) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$45.00
Seller since 2015

Feedback rating:

(240)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

Ralph Mellanby’s position as both a popular broadcaster and one of the most powerful men in television put him in contact with hockey’s most influential players, coaches, and executives. Here, he takes readers behind the scenes to discover what made them tick and what they were like when the cameras stopped rolling. From the Decision Makers to Bobby Hull to Wayne Gretzky and hundreds of others, Mellanby knows and has worked with them all, and recounts his experiences in this entertaining memoir.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781551683362
  • Publisher: Key Porter Books
  • Publication date: 11/1/2008
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Don Cherry Cherry, Don

Introduction Mike Brophy Brophy, Mike

Pt. I On the Air

1 The Pioneers: Foster and Bill Hewitt 3

2 The Consummate Pro: Brian McFarlane 16

3 The Dream Team: Danny Gallivan and Dick Irvin 23

4 The Complete Broadcaster: Dan Kelly 32

5 The Voice of Hockey: Bob Cole 39

6 The Host's Host: Dave Hodge 45

7 Master of the Telestrator: Howie Meeker 52

8 The Sharp-Dressed Man: Don Cherry 64

9 The (Other) Boys of Saturday Night 77

Intermission: Two Historic Matchups

10 A Close Call: The 1972 Summit Series 105

11 The Miracle on Ice: The 1980 U.S. Olympic Team 119

Pt. II On the Ice

12 The Competitor: Ted Lindsay 131

13 Larger Than Life: Rocket Richard 136

14 The Greatest of Them All: Gordie Howe 141

15 The Diamond in the Rough: Bobby Hull 148

16 One of a Kind: Bobby Orr 156

17 The Artist: Frank Mahovlich 167

18 The Dynasty: Gretzky, Sather and the Oilers 173

19 The Entertainer: Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion 181

Overtime: Off-Camera

20 The Last of the Pirates: Harold Ballard 189

21 Two Presidents and a Commissioner 202

Final Buzzer: A Father on His Son

22 The Heart and Soul Hockey Player: Scott Mellanby 219

Index 231

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)