Joe Tait: It's Been a ...
Joe Tait: It's Been a Real Ball: Stories from a Hall-Of-Fame Sports Broadcasting Career
Legendary broadcaster Joe Tait is like an old family friend to three generations of Cleveland sports fans. This book celebrates the inspiring career of "the Voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers" with stories from Joe and dozens of fans, media colleagues, and players. To fans, Joe was "one of us." He made the game come alive, and wasn't afraid to speak his mind--even when it mi...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 28th 2011 by Not Avail
(first published January 1st 2011)
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Joe Tait, the voice, a set of pipes anyone would like to have. It is the story of Mr. Tait as told by Terry Pluto, author of over 25 sports titles. There are reminiscences of those who knew Mr. Tait from his days as an announcer for both teams and those who listened to his play-by-play over WWWE radio in more than half the country. WWWE claimed that they could be heard in "38 states and half of Canada". I remember listening to him in southern Missouri. The story begins with his boyhood in rural...more
Terry Pluto is a sports columnist for the Plain Dealer. He has twice been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors as the nations top sports columnist for medium-sized newspapers. He is a nine-time winner of the Ohio Sports Writer of the Year award and has received more than 50 state and local writing awards. In 2005 he was inducted into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame. He is the autho...moreMore about Terry Pluto...