Everytown is a Sport town. From the Mailroom to the Boardroom
Posted By 31/08/2018

It may be hard to believe, but not long ago, getting sports updates was difficult and frustrating. ESPN changed everything.

70b3250f-a886-4878-833c-8e51a814bce8Mr. George Bodenheimer knows. Initially hired to work in the mailroom, one of Mr. Bodenheimer’s first jobs was to pick up sportscaster Dick Vitale at the Hartford airport and drive him to ESPN’s main campus–a couple of trailers in a dirt parking lot. But as ESPN grew, so did George’s status in the company. In fact, MR. Bodenheimer played a major part in making ESPN a daily presence not just here, but all over the world.

In this business leadership memoir–written with bestselling author Donald T. Phillips–Bodenheimer lays out ESPN’s meteoric rise. This is a book for business readers and sports fans alike.