As the subject of one of our earliest and most popular JerseyMan cover stories, Angelo Cataldi has continued to prove our fascination with him absolutely correct, finishing his celebrated and legendary Philadelphia morning radio career last year. For an encore, Angelo has crafted this insightful, one-of-a-kind memoir, chock full of many funny stories and encounters throughout his life and career, including tales and commentary about sports figures and celebrities and others. A real Philadelphia icon talking real Philadelphia sports, LOUD delivers the goods, just like its author. Purchase your own copy at Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and wherever books a are sold.
From the publisher:
“For over three decades, Angelo Cataldi was the on-air voice of Philadelphia sports fans, leading the charge with unabashed zeal and infectious energy. He was the maestro of the mania, the conductor of the symphony of vitriol that blared through car radios every morning in the most misunderstood yet passionate sports city in America. It made him his share of enemies, but he walked away from the microphone with enough stories for several lifetimes—or one jam- packed, lively memoir.
LOUD is an exuberant chronicle of Cataldi’s life, from his childhood as a self-described “king nerd” to the traditional newspaper career he left behind, and his eventual rise to the top of the Philadelphia sports radio scene on WIP.
Through it all, Cataldi remained dedicated to his mission of talking about what the city was talking about, in the same tone. And that tone was loud, passionate, and unapologetically real. Full of encounters with athletes, personalities, and power brokers as well as candid reflections, LOUD is a must-read for die-hard Philadelphia sports fan and anyone who appreciates a good story.