You know the voice – discover the man.


I don’t think I made it clear how to obtain the new Sid Salter biography on Jack Cristil.  Here’s what you need to know.

Mississippi State alumni and friends can order their copies of Jack Cristil: Voice of the MSU Bulldogs now for $29.95 and receive a free bonus audio CD of Jack’s greatest radio calls! MSU Alumni are urged to buy their Jack Cristil biography online at
In that way, more of the book’s proceeds will go to scholarships for deserving MSU students through the Jacob S. “Jack” Cristil Scholarship in Journalism. Free shipping for early online orders.The book will ship in November in time for Christmas and Hanukkah giving.
Written by MSU alumnus Sidney L. “Sid” Salter, Jack Cristil: The Voice of the Bulldogs is available for pre-sale online through Pediment Publishing.
The 224-page hardcover edition is accompanied by a compact disc highlighting the greatest hits from Cristil’s 58-year career as play-by-play announcer for Bulldog football and basketball.
Best-selling author and fellow alumnus John Grisham is providing the book’s foreword. Grisham also has granted use of Jack’s performance in the audio CD of his novel “Bleachers” to be used on the audio.
All book-sale proceeds will support the newly established Jacob S. “Jack” Cristil
Scholarship in Journalism in MSU’s communication department.
For more information on the Jack Cristil biography, please visit

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