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Count the Rings!: Inside Boston's Wicked Awesome Reign as the City of Champions (Hardcover)
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The perfect gift for the Boston sports fan -Bob Halloran is a Boston celebrity, news anchor, sportscaster, and former ESPN talent -Red Sox draw 3 million fans every year -Patriots draw more than 40 percent of New England households as TV audiences -Sports-media inspired design with 150 color photographs For Boston fans only, here's a boastful, fully illustrated, celebration of the most amazing run of sports dominance any city has seen: 9 championships from 4 teams in just 15 years. Beantown's unprecedented run of sports championships began with 2001-02 football season. Here, count the rings: The champion New England Patriots (2002, 2004, 2005, 2015); Boston Red Sox (2004, 2007, 2013); Boston Celtics (2008); and Boston Bruins (2011). Each season is detailed through the key moments fans will want to replay again and again. Packed with color photography and sidebars, the book captures the transformation of Boston into Title Town.
About the Author
Bob Halloran is a Boston-based award winning journalist, accomplished author, movie consultant and sports writer. Currently the sports anchor and weekend news anchor for Boston's ABC affiliate, WCVB, his broadcast career has included roles at ESPN, WFXT in Boston, and WPRI in Providence, RI. At ESPN, Bob spent three years as an anchor and writer for ESPN.com. Halloran has written several books including Irish Thunder: The Hard Life and Times of Micky Ward; and Impact Statement: A Family's Fight for Justice Against Whitey Bulger, Stephen Flemmi and the FBI. Halloran has won a New England Emmy Award for sportscasting, and two honors from the Associated Press. He lives in the Boston area.