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Biography & Autobiography Personal Memoirs

Play by Play

The Life and Times of Pat Connolly

with Pat Connolly

by (author) Joel Jacobson

Nimbus Publishing
Initial publish date
Oct 2013
Personal Memoirs
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    Publish Date
    Oct 2013
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    Oct 2013
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Pat Connolly spent more than sixty years talking of, writing about, and analyzing sports in radio, television, and print media in Nova Scotia and central Canada. His clear, sharp voice was known to thousands as the consummate sportscaster and play-by-play man. Pat’s eclectic life encompassed journalism, politics, community work, and an abiding dedication to family. Told with characteristic wit and honesty, Play by Play is Pat’s memoir of a life well-lived. Includes 30 photographs.

About the authors

Pat Connolly (1928–2012) broadcast hockey at CJCB Sydney, CJCH Halifax, and CFDR Dartmouth, as well as radio stations in Chatham and London, Ontario. He was a television sportscaster with CBHT and CJCH in Halifax and wrote general columns for the Halifax Chronicle-Herald and Halifax Daily News.

Pat Connolly's profile page

Joel Jacobson was a dear friend of Pat Connolly for almost fifty years. During a twenty-five-year career with the Halifax Chronicle Herald, Joel covered sports, politics and business. For the last eighteen years, ending in 2009, he authored the Bright Spot and Great Kids columns highlighting the best characteristics of everyday people.

Joel Jacobson's profile page

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