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Put It In the Book!
Put It In the Book!

Put It In the Book!

A Half-Century of Mets Mania
By Howie Rose, By Phil Pepe, Foreword by Marv Albert

SPORTS & RECREATION

240 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Cloth, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

Cloth, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $27.95)

ISBN 9781600786884

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Mar 2013)

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Overview

Insider stories from the voice of the Amazins'
In Put It In the Book, New York Mets broadcaster and lifelong fan Howie Rose takes fans behind the microphone, into the locker rooms, and through the last 50 years of Mets baseball. Millions of fans have listened to Rose’s trademark calls over the years, and now, with his patented honesty and humor, he gives a firsthand account of the Amazins’—from the greatness of Tom Seaver to Johan Santana’s recent no-no. In addition to a personalized look at the rich history of the of the team, this work also features Rose’s thoughts and opinions on the current Mets team and roster and his thoughts on the future of the club.

Author Biography

Howie Rose is a sportscaster who has been the New York Mets radio announcer since 1995. He lives in Woodbury, New York. Phil Pepe is the author of more than 50 books on sports, including The Yankees: An Authorized History of the New York Yankees, Few and Chosen Yankees: Defining Yankee Greatness Across the Eras, as well as a biography of Yogi Berra, and collaborations with New York Yankee legends Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, and Whitey Ford. He was the Yankees beat writer for the New York Daily News from 1968 through 1981 and is a past president of the Baseball Writers Association of America. He lives in Englewood, New Jersey. Marv Albert was the voice of the New York Knicks for parts of five decades and has been the play-by-play man for numerous NBA Finals, World Series, Super Bowls, and Stanley Cups. He lives in New York City.

Media

Howie Rose, author of Put It In The Book, interviews live on "The Brian Lehrer Show" on WNYC-FM.
Put It In The Book was mentioned on am New York.
Put It In The Book was featured on Back Sports Page with an interview with author Howie Rose.
Put It In The Book was reviewed on the Mets blog Around Citi.
Watch Howie Rose, author of Put It In the Book, in an interview with Bruce Beck on "Mike'd Up" on WNBC-TV in New York.
Put It In The Book was mentioned in Anton Community Newspapers' web site, in conjunction with an upcoming book signing for author Howie Rose.
Check out Greg Prince's interview with Howie Rose, author of Put It In the Book for the website Faith and Fear in Flushing.
Catch the interview with Howie Rose, author of Put It In the Book, on WFAN-AM on CBS New York.
Put It In The Book was featured on the The Mets Police blog in conjunction with a pair of upcoming book signings for author Howie Rose.
Put It In The Book was mentioned on Mets.com, an official MLB.com site, in conjunction with author Howie Rose's upcoming signing.

Book Signings

Past Events


Dec
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Howie Rose - Put It In the Book ›
Bayside, NY
7:00pm
Dec
14
Howie Rose - Put It In the Book ›
Flushing, NY
1:00pm
Aug
27
Howie Rose - Put It In the Book ›
Flushing, NY
5:15pm
Aug
21
Howie Rose - Put It In the Book ›
Bayside, NY
7:00pm
Jun
14
Howie Rose - Put It In the Book ›
Flushing, NY
5:10pm
Jun
10
Howie Rose - Put It In the Book ›
Carle Place, NY
7:00pm
May
25
Howie Rose and Phil Pepe - Put It In the Book ›
Tenafly, NJ
11:30am
May
22
Howie Rose and Phil Pepe - Put It In the Book ›
Huntington, NY
7:00pm
May
21
Howie Rose - Put It In the Book ›
Flushing, NY
5:30pm
Mar
20
Howie Rose - Put It In the Book ›
West Orange, NJ
7:00pm

Press Releases

Put It In The Book!: A Half-Century of Mets Mania

By Howie Rose & Phil Pepe

Foreword by Marv Albert

 

Contact: Bill Ames, Independent Publishers Group, 312.337.0747, ext. 326, bames@ipgbook.com

 

Millions of Mets fans have listened to the signature calls of Howie Rose over the past several years, announcing the games as he sees them from his box in Citi Field. Rose knows the team backwards and forwards, knows its history-having written some of it himself-and with that knowledge is able to tell the team's story like no other individual.

 

In Put It In the Book!: A Half-Century of Mets Mania by Howie Rose and Phil Pepe, the lifelong fan and Mets broadcaster takes fans behind the microphone and into the locker room of one of New Yorks greatest teams. Through humor and honesty, Rose and Pepe sift through over 50 years of Mets history to bring you the facts while forecasting the team's upcoming 2013 campaign in an easy-to-read format. Alongside a foreword by Hall of Fame member and broadcasting legend Marv Albert, Put It In the Book! features first-hand accounts from several incredible moments in the Amazins' history-from the greatness of Tom Seaver to Johan Santana's recent no-no-that will leave fans ready for the 2013 season.

 

Honest, funny and insightful, Put It In the Book!  gives Mets fans a behind-the-curtain look at their favorite franchise from the voice of the Mets himself. Perfect for Mets and baseball fans, this book is the best source for all-things Mets in 2013 and beyond.


About the Authors:

Howie Rose is a sportscaster who has been the New York Mets radio announcer since 1995. He lives in Woodbury, New York.

 

Phil Pepe is the author of more than 50 books on sports, including The Yankees: An Authorized History of the New York Yankees, Few and Chosen Yankees: Defining Yankee Greatness Across the Eras, as well as a biography of Yogi Berra, and collaborations with New York Yankee legends Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, and Whitey Ford. He was the Yankees beat writer for the New York Daily News from 1968 through 1981 and is a past president of the Baseball Writers Association of America. He lives in Englewood, New Jersey.

 

Marv Albert was the voice of the New York Knicks for parts of five decades and has been the play-by-play man for numerous NBA Finals, World Series, Super Bowls, and Stanley Cups. He lives in New York City.

 

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