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Dick Bremer : Game Used: My Life in Stitches with the Minnesota Twins
by Dick Bremer and Jim Bruton and Bert Blyleven




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"Dick's book is a testament to his commitment, knowledge, and love of baseball and is a must-read for every fan " --Joe Mauer, former Twins catcher and first baseman

An unforgettable look at a lifetime of Twins baseball packed with Bremer's self-deprecating humor and passion for the game

Dick Bremer's distinctive baritone has served as the soundtrack of Minnesota Twins baseball for over three decades. Millions of fans have enjoyed his 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 small-town 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.

This honest and engaging autobiography 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.

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Overview

"Dick's book is a testament to his commitment, knowledge, and love of baseball and is a must-read for every fan " --Joe Mauer, former Twins catcher and first baseman

An unforgettable look at a lifetime of Twins baseball packed with Bremer's self-deprecating humor and passion for the game

Dick Bremer's distinctive baritone has served as the soundtrack of Minnesota Twins baseball for over three decades. Millions of fans have enjoyed his 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 small-town 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.

This honest and engaging autobiography 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.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781629376974
  • ISBN-10: 1629376973
  • Publisher: Triumph Books (IL)
  • Publish Date: March 2020
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds


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