Synopses & Reviews
With loyal fans supporting their major sports teams in the Seahawks (NFL), Mariners (MLB)plus a rabid fan base for University of Washington jocksSeattle is a great place for a sports debate. Local sports-radio talker Mike Gastineau teams up with longtime sportswriters Steve Rudman and Art Thiel to bring Seattle sports history to life with this provocative and enjoyablenot to mention debatablebook of lists. They also enlist list contributions by famous players, coaches, and Seattle celebrities including Mike Holmgren, Matt Hasselbeck, Ichiro Suzuki, George Karl, Pearl Jam, Kevin Calabro, Sir Mix-a-Lot, and more.
Three prominent sports-media figures in Seattle stir up the debate with a compilation of sports lists sure to engage, inform, and entertain the masses in this already-buzzing sports community.
About the Author
Mike Gastineau has been hosting the 3-7 p.m. slot on Seattle’s only sports-radio station, KJR AM 950, since 1993 (co-hosting the very popular “Groz and Gas Show” with Dave Grosby for 2 hours daily). He’s written for local magazines The Grand Salami and NW Sports Magazine, and for Lindy’s College Football Preview. He lives in Seattle.
Steve Rudman has been an editor and columnist at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, editor of The National Sports Review, director of research at ESPN, and a talk-show host at KIRO Radio, Seattle’s CBS affiliate. He is the author of 100 Years of Husky Football. He lives in Seattle.
Art Thiel has been at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer since 1980 and a columnist since 1987. His book abut the Seattle Mariners, Out of Left Field, was a regional best-seller. He contributes articles to Playboy and The Sporting News, and commentaries for the Seattle NPR affiliate, KPLU-FM. He lives in Seattle.