20 years ago (12/11/00): Lemieux press conference confirms return. #LetsGoPens
Younger fans might not realize just how totally unexpected this was when the story originally broke a little over 20 years ago. No social media, no insider speculation, no rumors, he had been happily retired for 3-plus years and he owned the team!
... the lives & careers of every primary MLB announcer from 1976. He interviewed and studied them all... Prince, Caray, Scully, Harwell (who was his advisor), Buck, Allen, etc. It was like finding a hidden treasure. Check it out if you’re there. #Falcons #ThankYouDoc
When I was at @Bgsu, one day I decided to search Mike Emrick’s name in the database of the school library since that’s where he got his Ph.D. In the back shelves I found his doctoral dissertation. A green, hardbound, dusty, inches-thick, typewriter-written profile of...
Can’t tell you how many times Doc Emrick would be kind enough to share information with me before a game. And by “share” I mean I’d give him 1 note and he’d give me 100. A voice forever linked to so many special hockey memories & classic Penguins games. #ThankYouDoc #BGSU
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