"Costas is that rare hybrid in sportscasting with converging wit, erudition and superb communication skills."
–Los Angeles Times
"Costas comes out of a tradition of gentle baseball eloquence."
–New York Times
"He is as good a pure broadcaster as I’ve ever seen."
"Intelligent, witty, good-natured, he is the very antithesis of the shills who dominate most sports programming."
"With his unique ability to weave intellect into a typically anti-intellectual medium, he’s the best in the business."
From the Hardcover edition.