Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. (CAD) First Printing No markings, Fine. Glossy wraps, 300pp, index. B&W photo plates. This is a memoir of hockey broadcasting and anecdotes of hockey personalities. There is a blurb from Don Cherry on the cover saying that "Brian has been by favorite hockey writer". (1.6 JM FO 21/7.
Very Good. 8vo. (xii) 300 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: Introduction; My Hockey Days: Backyard Rinks and Rubber Ice; Dad Was a Stone Age Broadcaster; The Ghost of the Hardy Boys; Best Wishes Syl Apps; The Star of McNab Park; The Inkerman Rockets; That Goalie Hall's Not So Hot; The College Man; The Budding Broadcaster. My Hockey Nights: How Are the Tires on Your Car; Stage Fright in Toronto; Hockey Night in Canada; Side Ventures; In the Swing of the Seventies; Hal Wasn't My Pal; Contract Problems; The Final Days at CBC. My World of Hockey: Loose Wires in the Broadcast Booth; The Official View; Bowman and the Other Bench Bosses; Grapes Is in a Class by Himself; The Players I've Known; Characters and Celebrities; and Confessions from the Rubber Chicken Circuit; followed by an epilogue and an index.
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