Game used : my life in stitches with the Minnesota Twins

Title
Game used : my life in stitches with the Minnesota Twins

Author
Bremer, Dick author.

ISBN
9781629376974

Physical Description
xvi, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Personal Subject
Bremer, Dick.

Corporate Subject
Minnesota Twins (Baseball team) -- Anecdotes.
 
Minnesota Twins (Baseball team) -- History.
 
Major League Baseball (Organization) -- History.

Subject Term
Sportscasters -- United States -- Biography.
 
Baseball -- Minnesota -- History.
 
Lutherans -- United States -- Biography.

Added Author
Bruton, James H., 1945-

Added Corporate Author
Triumph Books (Firm)

Summary
Dick Bremer's distinctive baritone has served as the soundtrack of Minnesota Twins baseball for over three decades. Millions of fans have enjoyed Bremer's observations, insight, and magical storytelling on television broadcasts. Now, in this striking memoir, the Minnesota native and lifelong Twins fan takes fans behind the mic, into the clubhouse, and beyond as only he can. Told through 108 unique anecdotes - one for each stitch in a baseball - Bremer weaves the tale of a lifetime, from childhood memories of the ballfield in remote Dumont, Minnesota, to his early radio days as the "Duke in the Dark," to champagne soaked clubhouses in 1987 and 1991 and his encounters with Twins legends ranging from Calvin Griffith and Harmon Killebrew to Kirby Puckett and Kent Hrbek to Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau. Game Used gives fans a rare seat alongside Bremer and his broadcast partners, including Killebrew, Bert Blyleven, Jack Morris, Jim Kaat, Tom Kelly, and other Twins legends. Packed with Bremer's self-deprecating humor and passion for the game, this book is an unforgettable look at a lifetime of Twins baseball. --


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