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Costas, Bob 1952-

Overview
Works: 139 works in 227 publications in 3 languages and 11,625 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Animated films  Sports films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Speaker, Host, Interviewer, Commentator, pan, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bob Costas
 
Most widely held works by Bob Costas
Cars by John Lasseter( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While traveling to California for the dispute of the final race of the Piston Cup against The King and Chick Hicks, the famous Lightning McQueen accidentally damages the road of the small town Radiator Springs and is sentenced to repair it. Lightning McQueen has to work hard and finds friendship and love in the simple locals, changing its values during his stay in the small town and becoming a true winner
Fair ball : a fan's case for baseball by Bob Costas( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sportscaster takes on revenue sharing, realignment, wild card races and other issues in professional baseball
And the crowd goes wild : relive the most celebrated sporting events ever broadcast by Joe Garner( Recording )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of forty-seven of the most memorable moments in sports history, and features two CDs, narrated by sports journalist Bob Costas, that contain the actual comments of the announcers who were calling the events
Swifter, higher, stronger : a photographic history of the Summer Olympics by Sue Macy( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed look at the history of the Olympic Games, from their origins in Ancient Greece, through their rebirth in nineteenth century France, to the present, highlighting the contributions of individuals to the Games' success and popularity
And the fans roared : the sports broadcasts that kept us on the edge of our seats by Joe Garner( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of forty-three memorable moments in sports history, and features two CDs, narrated by sports journalist Bob Costas, that contain the actual broadcasts of the announcers who were calling the events
100 yards of glory : the greatest moments in NFL history by Joe Garner( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Immaculate Reception. The Ice Bowl. The Music City Miracle. The Catch. For nearly a century, the National Football League has provided fans with pulse-pounding moments on the gridiron. In the tradition of their revolutionary collaboration, And the Crowd Goes Wild, veteran chronicler of broadcast history, Joe Garner, and broadcast icon, Bob Costas team up to bring fans this one-of-a-kind compendium of NFL history--a lavishly illustrated hardcover book, with gripping text and archival photographs, as well as an original 10-part documentary, produced by an Emmy-Award winning team, hosted by the inimitable Costas and featuring official NFL video highlights. From the great dynasties to the improbable catches, the legendary coaches to the heroic QBs, the most incredible comebacks to the most notorious flubs, 100 Yards of Glory relives--in text and video--the most unforgettable moments in the game. Also available as an enhanced ebook, 100 Yards of Glory is a must have for any football fan"--
On the shoulders of giants. [an audio & musical journey through the early history of basketball] by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar( )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Information about the Harlem Rens basketball team - how it was formed and went on to become "the best in the business." The Rens inspired Black Americans all over the country and made it possible for the NBA to come into existence
Grasping the ring : nine unique winners in life and sports by Gene A Budig( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professor Gene A. Budig provides telling insights about a series of exceptional people; individuals who have been driven to lead and to excel on the national stage" (back cover)
Baseball forever! : 50 years of classic radio play-by-play highlights from the Miley Collection by Jason Turbow( Recording )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Miley has compiled the most comprehensive audio account of baseball history in existence-a vast and wildly entertaining assemblage of game tapes from throughout the sport's history. Miley and Turbow have carefully selected an abundance of highlights for Baseball Forever! that is sure to inform, entertain, and appeal to anybody nostalgic for baseball's storied history
Head Games( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the prevalence of concussions resulting in brain damage in contact sports. Athletes from different sports share their experiences. Profiles former Ivy League football player and WWE wrestler Christopher Nowinski
Fairball by Bob Costas( Recording )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sportscaster and baseball fan presents his views on ways to change the game to promote and protect baseball's best interests, discussing such topics as interleague play, the wild card, and the financial disparities among the teams
100 years of the World series( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles the landmark moments from every era in World Series history" using interviews with players, managers, writers and broadcasters, with digitally restored film from the Major League Baseball Productions archives
The World Series : history of the Fall Classic( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archival footage and more than 100 interviews with players, managers, writers, broadcasters, and historians
2008 Olympics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video of the opening ceremony for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, from beginning to end. Also includes feature stories about China, interviews with, and profiles of participants
Major League baseball all century team( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archival footage and interviews tell the stories of the thirty men named as the greatest to play Major League baseball in the twentieth century
Catching hell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With five outs remaining in Game 6 of the 2003 National League Championship Series, a foul ball descended from the cold Chicago sky. As a flurry of hands reached for the ball, it was fatefully tipped away from the outstretched glove of outfielder Moises Alou. Steve Bartman instantly became the focus of rage for long-suffering Cubs fans everywhere. Filmmaker Alex Gibney explores the phenomenon of scapegoating through the lenses of two infamous moments in sports history
Paul Simon and friends : Gershwin Prize for popular song by Paul Simon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In May of 2007 the Library of Congress gathered an unprecedented group of musicians together in Washington, D., to honor Paul Simon as the first recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song"--Container
Chicago Cubs : the heart and soul of Chicago( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining and heartfelt look at the ties of hope, faith, and optimism that bind Cubs fans together. Also offers unique insight into what it means to be a true Cubs fans by exploring how deeply the histories of the city of Chicago and its Cubs are intertwined. Featuring interviews with an all-star cast of Cubs fans, Cubs legends, and experts, and remarkable historical images, including dozens of rare and never-before-seen photos from the earliest days of Chicago and the Cubs
Men at work by George F Will( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baseball is a game of failure, a constantly humbling experience in which even the best batters fail over sixty-five percent of the time. It is a complex, subtle sport which requires the intelligence of the players and spectators
2002 Olympic Winter Games highlights( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents memorable highlights and new records set at the 2002 Salt Lake City, Utah Winter Olympics
 
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Bob Costas Amerikaans sportcommentator

Bob Costas commentatore televisivo e attore statunitense

Bob Costas Periodista deportivo

Costas, Robert Quinlan

Μπομπ Κώστας

Костас, Боб

ボブ・コスタス

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Fair ball : a fan's case for baseballAnd the crowd goes wild : relive the most celebrated sporting events ever broadcastSwifter, higher, stronger : a photographic history of the Summer OlympicsAnd the fans roared : the sports broadcasts that kept us on the edge of our seats100 yards of glory : the greatest moments in NFL historyFairballMen at work