Author Talk: Sportscaster Steve Basford

Thursday, October 6 - 6:30 PM


Steve Basford, a member of the Ohio State football official statistics crew and a local sportscaster, talks about his books, Buckeye Memories: From the Couch, the Stands, and the Press Box ... and a Few Fun Facts and 2001 Games (And Counting): A Sports Odyssey.

Steve has attended every home Ohio State football game since 1970, except for the 2020 season, with 40 years in the press box as a statistician. He is the play-by-play voice of multiple sports for Ohio Wesleyan University and has worked over 2,001 high school, college, and professional games as a sportscaster or statistician. His first book, "Buckeye Memories: From the Couch, the Stands, and the Press Box ... and a Few Fun Facts" contains his memories of the Ohio State football experience from 1968 through 2020, and has over 500 fun facts. His second book, "2001 Games (And Counting): A Sports Odyssey", covers his sportscasting and statistician adventures.

Tickets are free, but reservations are required. After registering, if you later find you are unable to attend, please cancel or let us know at info@columbushistory.org. Tickets can be reserved at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/local-sportscaster-steve-basford-talks-about-his-books-on-osu-football-tickets-403495986357



Location

717 W TOWN ST
COLUMBUS, OH 43222
Event Type
Historical
Sports & Recreation

Organization

Columbus Historical Society

Date / Time

Thursday, October 6, 2022
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Contact

Name:
Aimee
Phone:
6142240822
Email:
info@columbushistory.org
More Info:
https://www.columbushistory.org/programs