From Herschel to a Hobnail Boot
From Herschel to a Hobnail Boot

From Herschel to a Hobnail Boot

The Life and Times of Larry Munson
By Larry Munson, By Tony Barnhart


192 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: EPUB, Mobipocket, Trade Paper, PDF, PDF, Mobipocket, EPUB

Trade Paper, $18.95 (CA $24.95) (US $18.95)

ISBN 9781600788697

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2013)


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In From Herschel to a Hobnail Boot Larry Munson holds nothing back and gives the inside story of the love affair between a broadcaster and his loyal followers. Providing a behind-the-scenes look into the life and career of a legend, this autobiography includes an exclusive audio CD of Larry Munson's 10 greatest calls, details on Munson's youth in Minneapolis and his love for the outdoors and musical talents, his broadcasting journey around the country before finally landing in Georgia, and the ups and downs of his four decades as part of the Georgia program. A must-have for fans of the University of Georgia, Larry Munson's story is a remarkable look at an era where the radio voice of college football was king.

Author Biography

Larry Munson was hired as the radio voice of the Georgia Bulldogs in 1966 and over the next 43 years became one of the most beloved broadcasters in college football history. He worked at numerous stations before landing the job as the Voice of the Bulldogs, where he remained until his retirement two games into the 2008 season. In May 2009, he was inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame. He lives in Athens, Georgia. Tony Barnhart is in his 33rd year, marked by the 2009 season, as a college football reporter for the Internet, radio, and television. He covered college football for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for 24 years and continues to write the popular Mr. College Football blog. He is the author of four books on college football and hosts his own weekly television show. He lives in Atlanta.