An enjoyable read from one of the true nice guys in American sports broadcasting
I've listened to Eli Gold for years as one of the radio (and from time to time TV) voices of NASCAR. He's always come across as a nice guy and a straight shooter who is not out to grind any axes.
From Peanuts to the Pressbox: Insider Sports Stories from a Life Behind the Mic is Eli Gold's story of how he went from being a peanut vendor at Madison Square Garden to being a nationally known sports announcer. Eli tells it in an entertaining, light-hearted style and keeps it classy by not airing anyone's dirty laundry.
A good gift for the NASCAR (or Alabama or hockey) fan that has everything.
4 stars out of 5.
Reviewed on December 15, 2009.
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