A Mic For All Seasons by Kenny Albert

A Mic For All Seasons

A Mic For All Seasons by Kenny Albert

A mic for all seasons book coverAs a sports fan who has followed Kenny Albert’s career, I found “A MIC for All Seasons” particularly fascinating. Kenny Albert, born into a family of renowned sportscasters, has carved out an impressive career for himself.  Renowned for his versatility in sports broadcasting, he has the distinct honor of being the only sportscaster to provide play-by-play commentary for all four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada: the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL. His career has seen him covering a wide range of sporting events, from hockey games for the New York Rangers and NHL on NBC, to NFL games for Fox, and Major League Baseball games on various Fox networks. Additionally, Albert’s broadcasting skills have been showcased internationally, particularly during the Olympic Games. He has provided play-by-play commentary for both men’s and women’s ice hockey at every Winter Olympic Games since Salt Lake City in 2002, further demonstrating his wide-ranging expertise and appeal to sports fans of all stripes. His career timeline is a testament to his versatility and skill, making him a respected figure in the world of sports broadcasting.

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The book is more than just a memoir; it’s a collection of stories and experiences that provide an insight into the demanding and exhilarating world of sports broadcasting. Whether it’s the challenge of commentating on different sports or the anecdotes involving famous athletes and coaches, Albert’s book is a treasure trove for any sports enthusiast. His personal love for hockey and basketball, and the acknowledgment of baseball as the hardest sport to commentate for, reflect the depth and diversity of his experiences.

“A Mic For All Seasons” also gives readers an inside look into how his demanding broadcasting schedule impacts his personal life, particularly his family. Despite his busy career, which often involves travel and irregular hours, the book highlights the unwavering support he receives from his wife and family. Albert’s narrative delves into the balance between his professional commitments and family life, shedding light on the challenges and joys of managing a high-profile career while maintaining strong family bonds. The book illustrates the integral role his family plays in his successful career, offering a personal perspective on managing work-life balance in a demanding profession.

The respect for Albert by his peers is evident in the testimonials at the front of the book by some of the biggest names in sports broadcasting and the forwards by Wayne Gretzky and Walt “Clyde” Frazier.

“A MIC for All Seasons” is not just for die-hard sports fans but also for those who appreciate the art of sportscasting and the dedication it requires. As someone who has watched and listened to Kenny Albert and his family members, this book will offer you a unique perspective on a career spent in the booth, calling some of the most iconic moments in sports history​​.

Bibliographic details:

Publisher: Triumph Books (IL)
Publish Date: October 10, 2023
Pages: 256
EAN/UPC: 9781637272176


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