New Release Books by Dick Vitale

Dick Vitale is the author of Dick Vitale's Mount Rushmores of College Basketball (2018), Dick Vitale's Living A Dream (2013), Dick Vitale's Fabulous 50 Players & Moments in College Basketball (2012), Dickie V's ABCs and 1-2-3s (2011) and other 9 books.

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Dick Vitale's Mount Rushmores of College Basketball

release date: Oct 25, 2018

Dick Vitale's Living A Dream

release date: May 01, 2013
Dick Vitale's Living A Dream
Since joining ESPN in 1979, Dick Vitale has become the senior spokesman for college hoops. In Living A Dream, Vitale reveals details about his start at ESPN and shares his feelings about the most important people in the college basketball world. A must-have for any basketball fan.

Dick Vitale's Fabulous 50 Players & Moments in College Basketball

release date: May 01, 2012
Dick Vitale's Fabulous 50 Players & Moments in College Basketball
For more than 30 years, Dick Vitale has been synonymous with the best in college basketball. His enthusiasm, knowledge, unique turn of a phrase and passion have set the bar for the best in hoops coverage.Dick Vitale has seen it all. For the college basketball fan, these are some of the touchstones of the sport. For years, fans have discussed the memorable players and magical moments. And, fan that he is, Dick Vitale also likes to talk about the game he loves. But, he is not your average fan. And there are experiences that are personally meaningful to him that he wants to share.From his wealth of experience sitting courtside at many pivotal moments in college basketball over the past three decades, Vitale gives us his reasons why he has chosen his top 50 players and moments – out of the many he has witnessed during his years of broadcasting at ESPN. Although he includes biographical and statistical data for each player and moment, as well as dynamic photographs. Vitale makes it clear that these are his personal choices.This is from his heart, naming the top 50 players and moments in the wonderful world of college hoops.It''s awesome, baby.

Dickie V's ABCs and 1-2-3s

release date: Mar 18, 2011
Dickie V's ABCs and 1-2-3s
Dickie V''s ABCs and 1-2-3s, the first little book in the Dick Vitale Children''s Literacy Initiative, is AWESOME BABY! It''s a children''s alphabet and counting book from the legendary ESPN college basketball analyst, Dick Vitale. In the book, children learn their alphabet through high-energy basketball words that Dick uses in his national broadcasts. For example, "D" is for "dunk" and "J" is for "jump". In the counting section of the book, Dick leads kids in counting using colorful basketballs. The book has a special feature (may not be available on all e-readers): a video introduction by Dick Vitale and digital audio clips for all 26 letters in Vitale’s own voice "broadcasting" different phrases to encourage the child, including "You and Me-What a Team" and Vitale''s signature catchphrase: "You''re Awesome, Baby!" The book is illustrated with a colorful menagerie of animal characters and a tiny little version of Dickie V. Dr. Bryan Nelson, a long-time member of the American Academy of Pediatrics says the book is an excellent tool for early childhood development

It's Awesome, Baby!

release date: Nov 15, 2014
It's Awesome, Baby!
It''s hard to believe, but Dick Vitale, ESPN''s perennially youthful basketball analyst, is 75. From 1939 to 2014, you''ll get to know 75 years worth of history, facts, and opinions, as well as his thoughts on family, the game of basketball, and his passionate fight against childhood cancer. This book will give you new insights into Dick Vitale, both the sportscaster and the humanitarian.

Getting a W in the Game of Life

release date: Sep 14, 2012
Getting a W in the Game of Life
Discusses real-life issues confronted by today''s young people, including criticism, social media pressures, over-scheduling, family dynamics, gossip, self-esteem, and bullying.

Tourney Time--it's Awesome Baby

release date: Jan 01, 1993
Tourney Time--it's Awesome Baby
Vitale, the nation''s most popular college basketball commentator, teams up with Douchant, former basketball editor of The Sporting News, to write the ultimate book on America''s most engaging sporting event--the NCAA Basketball Tournament. 50 photos.

Time Out, Baby!

release date: Jan 01, 1992
Time Out, Baby!
One of America''s most popular sports analysts provides the inside track on NCAA basketball in a colorful anecdotal chronicle of the 1990-91 season

Holding Court

release date: Jan 01, 1995
Holding Court
When Dick Vitale speaks out, sports fan listen. In this insightful new book, Vitale speaks out on all the significant issues facing basketball, as well as other topics from the baseball strike to the Simpson trial. As one of America''s leading basketball analysts, Vitale concentrates on the sport he knows best and looks at the game from every angle.

Dickie V's Top 40 All-Everything Teams

release date: Jan 01, 1994

The Game I Love

release date: Sep 20, 2021
The Game I Love
College Basketball legend Dick Vitale chronicles the changes in the game of basketball over the years.

The Lost Season

release date: Jun 01, 2020
The Lost Season
Dick Vitale recaps the 2019-2020 NCAA basketball season, cancelled due to COVID-19.
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