The Commentators: 100 Years of Sports Commentary


SKU: 9781925927580 Category: Tag: Product ID: 593081


Award-winning commentator Michael Schiavello examines the greatest sports commentators in history, the best calls ever heard, and offers stories from his own journey through the sports broadcasting world.

The Commentators reviews of more than 60 of the best moments in sports history and examines some of the finest plays and commentary calls across 20 different sports including soccer, American football, golf, boxing, Formula One, horse racing, ice hockey, athletics, tennis, baseball, cricket, professional wrestling, darts, rugby, cycling, and more–plus the biggest sports events, including Olympics (summer and winter), FIFA World Cup, Super Bowl, World Series, and Rugby World Cup.

A powerful story unfolding during a sports event can inspire us about a sport we’ve never watched, an athlete we haven’t heard of, or a country we’ve never visited or even located on a map. Stories engross an audience and engage them on an emotional level. Once a commentator captures an audience’s emotions, they’re putty in his hands. The power of sports lies within those individuals and the ability of the commentator to tell those stories.

ISBN: 9781925927580
Publisher: Wilkinson Publishing
Pub Date: 12/2021
Format: Paperback

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