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Let's Go to the Videotape! All the Plays--and Replays--from My Life in Sports

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Let's Go to the Videotape! All the Plays--and Replays--from My Life in Sports

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Warner Wolf
publisher:
Warner Books
genre:
Nonfiction, Television

We gave it a B

In Let’s Go to the Videotape! All the Plays—and Replays—from My Life in Sports, the veteran TV score giver and Imus in the Morning semi-regular Warner Wolf weighs in on topics ranging from jock-talk cliches (”When did 110 percent become the standard?”) to the best ballpark peanuts (the brown bags sold outside Washington, D.C.’s old Griffith Stadium by a one-eyed Filipino vendor). The chapters feel choppy — Wolf packs 112 of ’em into 302 pages — and there’s plenty of filler, like his speculation about the tollbooth habits of NBA stars (”Do you think Shaq just drops his money…or does he slam it?”). But how can you hate a guy who devotes an entire chapter to the night his false front teeth fell out when he was on the air? B