Best Seat In The House: Mark Rosen's Sports Moments And Minnesota Memories

byMark RosenForeword byDon Shelby

September 1, 2013|
Best Seat In The House: Mark Rosen's Sports Moments And Minnesota Memories by Mark Rosen
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Mark Rosen was hired by WCCO television at the age of 17 and has been a part of the ''CCO team for more than 40 years. During that time, Mark has become one of the most popular and esteemed sports media celebrities in the region--a true icon of the Minnesota sports scene. In this first-person account, Rosen shares his experiences working with athletes, journalists, and a variety of local notables. He describes the most memorable moments from the playing fields and behind the scenes, and he offers insights gleaned from four decades in the business. In Best Seat in the House, Rosen tells of joining the fast-paced world of television journalism as a wide-eyed high-schooler and then traces his journey to becoming one of the most recognized and respected names in local sports broadcasting. He shares his experiences meeting heroes like Harmon Killebrew and Bud Grant, covering iconic sporting events like the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" and the Twins'' World Series victories in 1987 and ''91, and breaking the big stories about the Vikings, Twins, Timberwolves, Lynx, Wild, and Gophers.The stories and anecdotes contained in Best Seat in the House offer a rare, exclusive look into the worlds of sports, media, and even politics from the perspective of someone who has been at the center of it all.

Jim Bruton spent 35 years in the field of corrections and retired as the warden of Minnesota's maximum-security prison in Oak Park Heights. A member of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football team from 1965 to 1966, Bruton is the author of several books, including The Big House, A Tradition of Purple, Gopher Glory, and...
Title:Best Seat In The House: Mark Rosen's Sports Moments And Minnesota MemoriesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:312 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:312 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 inPublished:September 1, 2013Publisher:MVP BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760345325

ISBN - 13:9780760345320

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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