PRLog - Feb. 28, 2012 - Birmingham, AL, -- Veteran sports reporter, broadcaster, and photographer, Robert W. Callighan announced today the release of Alabama/Auburn, The Ultimate in Iron Bowl Trivia, published by Outskirts Press. In this fascinating compendium of trivia about the classic Alabama Crimson Tide and the Auburn War Eagles rivalry, Callighan provides football fans with hours of entertainment and an essential education for any readers vying to become true Iron Bowl Trivia Experts.
Football fans of these exciting Iron Bowl showdowns will revel in this remarkable collection of facts about yardage, interceptions, touchdowns, fumbles, attendance and even players’ jersey numbers over the last seventy some years of this great Alabama / Auburn rivalry.
The son of Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, Bob Callighan, the author has been following, attending, and shooting sideline photos of the Iron Bowl for more than fifty years, and is himself a noted sports editor, photographer and broadcaster. Alabama/Auburn is the ultimate collection of details – from the generally recognizable to the fascinatingly obscure – about these two teams and their performances over the decades in this most celebrated contest.
The author has put together one thousand trivia questions with answers ranging from the easy to the difficult and has also included word puzzles for identifying one’s favorite players as well as questions about players’ uniform numbers, nicknames and even their home towns.
Whether sitting down alone to prime oneself to be the next great Alabama/Auburn trivia expert among the tailgate partiers at this year’s Iron Bowl or getting together with friends and foes for a Saturday night trivia bowl of one’s own, Callighan’s new book will be a perfect companion for any Alabama and Auburn football fan.
Alabama/Auburn is available on-line in paperback through Amazon and Barnes and Noble and at www.outskirtspress.com/
Format: 7 x 10 paperback ISBN: 978-1-4327-6991-
e-Book $ 5.00
About the author:
Mr. Callighan has been the publisher and editor of the South’s Sport Spectrum ,a sports broadcaster, sports photographer, coach, and a college communications instructor. He graduated from Rock Falls High School in Rock Falls, Illinois, and is a member of the Rock Falls Athletic “Hall of Fame.” He graduated from Murray State University with two degrees in communication and has been an educator for the past forty-six years, with forty-two of those at the college level. The past thirty-nine years have been spent at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama, as a communications instructor. Recently he was honored by the State of Alabama as one of their “Heroes of Education.” Bob lives with his wife Joy and they have two children, their son Robert and their daughter Amber.
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