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The Colts' Baltimore free pdf This is Michael Olesker's nostalgic reminiscence of 1958, the year the Baltimore Colts defeated the New York Giants in sudden-death overtime in a game that still grips the emotions of Baltimoreans. Olesker recaptures the city's love affair with the Colts in a series of thoughtful and colorful stories that give voice to such notable characters as Colts players Johnny Unitas and Art Donovan, politicians Tommy D'Alesandro and Jack Pollack, entertainers Buddy Dean and Royal Parker, sportscasters Chuck Thompson and Vince Bagli, and filmmaker John Waters."The Colts' Baltimore" also traces the changing cultural landscape of the city on the eve of an age of revolution - a time when schools were being racially integrated, rock and roll was playing on the radio, and Baltimore was planning to renew the downtown and Inner Harbor.Revealing the immutable ties between Baltimore and its beloved Colts, Olesker's affectionate collection makes the events of 1958 seem like only yesterday.

About Michael Olesker

Michael Olesker has been writing for newspapers since he went to high school at Baltimore City College and imagined that nothing in the world could be more fun than meeting interesting people and writing about them. In the ensuing four decades, nothing has changed his mind. He began writing a column for The News American in 1976, and after three years moved to the Baltimore Sun. He is now a columnist for The Examiner in Baltimore. Mr. Olesker is the author of Michael Olesker's Baltimore: If You Live Here, You're Home and Journeys to the Heart of Baltimore, both published by Johns Hopkins.

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Author : Michael Olesker
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Data Published : 01 December 2008
ISBN : 0801890624
EAN : 9780801890628
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 223 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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