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Johnny Holliday: From Rock to Jock

Holliday, Johnny, and Moore, Stephen

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ISBN 10: 158261461X / ISBN 13: 9781582614618
Published by Sports Publishing LLC, n.p., 2002
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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243 pages. Illus., DJ slightly soiled and worn. Signed by the co-author (Moore). Foreword by Tony Kornheiser. Afterword by Dick Vitale. Bookseller Inventory # 53893

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Title: Johnny Holliday: From Rock to Jock

Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC, n.p.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Presumed First Edition/First Printing.

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In Johnny Holliday: From Rock to Jock, the pioneer Top 40 DJ retraces the steps that carried him from an "all black" R&B station in hometown Miami to his current 24 year tenure as radio play-by-play voice of the University of Maryland Terrapins. Written with his friend and journalist Stephen Moore, Johnny recalls his glory rock and roll DJ days in Cleveland, New York (where he worked with Murray the K), and San Francisco; his job as PA announcer for the Browns, Warriors, and Raiders; his live coverage of nine Olympic Games for ABC Sports; and, in a diverse career that includes creating the "Radio One-ders," the first radio station charity team, his adventures with close friends and professional colleagues like Rick Barry, Paul Hornung, Sal Bando, Joe Theismann, Joe Dimaggio, Morgan Wooten, Denny McLaine, Ted Williams, Sugar Ray Leonard, and U-MD Coaches Gary Williams and Ralph Friedgen.

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Holliday is a broadcasting legend who first gained national recognition in 1959 as a rock 'n roll disc jockey at one of the pioneer Top 40 radio stations in the U.S. Cleveland's WHK. He has been the voice of the University of Maryland Terrapins men's basketball and football since 1979. For 21 years his daily sports reports have been heard on the ABC Radio Networks and have included live coverage from Olympic games.

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