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With sadness, but a smile of reminiscence, I read of the passing of sportscaster and News 12 Long Island veteran Bob Wolff on July 15... [Read More]
The NBA Family mourns the loss of legendary sports broadcaster Bob Wolff. Wolff called the Knicks' two title runs (1970, 1973) as well as Don Larsen's perfect game for the Yankees in the 1956 World Series and the Giants' overtime loss in the 1958 NFL championship game. In 2012, Wolff was cited by the Guinness World Records as having the longest career of any sports broadcaster (nearly 80 years). Wolff was inducted into the broadcasting wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995 and in 2008, recognized by the Basketball Hall of Fame with the Curt Gowdy media... [Read More]
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In the latest article at Voices of the Game, baseball historian Curt Smith looks back at the remarkable career of the late Bob Wolff: Inside the White Sox discusses the arrival of baseball's top…... [Read More]
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When he took his leave Saturday at age 96, the planet lost one of the truly good people. [Read More]
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Bob Wolff, the legendary broadcaster and long-time voice of the Washington Senators, died last week. He donated his archives to the Library of Congress. [Read More]
Sportscaster Bob Wolff is believed to be the only announcer to call a championship game in all four major sports. He died on Saturday at the age of 96. [Read More]
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A former Post sportswriter recalls a voice that shaped his youth. [Read More]
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Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died. He was 96. Son... [Read More]
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Bob Wolff, who provided the play-by-play when the New York Knicks captured their two NBA championships in the 1970s, has died at the age of 96. [Read More]
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Wolff was a generalist who called all sports, and he often equated calling games to singing. [Read More]
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NY sports broadcast icon Bob Wolff dies at age 96 Hall of Fame sportscaster Bob Wolff, considered one of the most iconic and decorated play-by-play men in history, died Saturday at his home in NY.Long before Bob Wolff called Don Larsen's World Series ideal game, Alan Ameche's overtime touchdown for the Baltimore Colts in the 1958 National Football League championship game and loss after loss for the old Washington Senators, he broadcast Duke baseball... [Read More]
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Bob Wolff, along with Curt Gowdy the only sports announcer that is a member of both the baseball and basketballs halls of fame, died Saturday in South Nyack, NY at age 96. In a career that began in 1939, Wolff covered every major sporting event from World Series to Super Bowls to NBC and NHL championship series and was an institution in New York, where he broadcast for the Yankees, Knicks and Rangers. Along the way he interviewed everyone from Babe Ruth to Ty Cobb and Jim…... [Read More]
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7/30/95: Bob Wolff plays "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" on his ukulele after his Ford C. Frick Award speech at the Hall of Fame... [Read More]
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7/30/95: Broadcaster Bob Wolff accepts the Ford C. Frick Award for broadcast excellence at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum... [Read More]
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You may not have heard of Bob Wolff, but you may know the games he called. A pioneering broadcaster, Wolff was behind the mic for Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series, as well as the 1958 NFL Championship Game known as "The Greatest Game Ever Played," which is credited for sparking the league's popularity on TV. Wolff died Saturday at the age of 96 in South Nyack, NY.In addition to his work in the early days of television, Wolff worked in cable for News 12 Long Island when the channel was launched in 1986 and remained there... [Read More]
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Hall of Fame sportscaster Bob Wolff, considered one of the most iconic and decorated play-by-play men in history, died Saturday at his home in New York. He was 96. Rick Wolff, Bob's son, confirmed the sportscaster died "peacefully" to CBS News ... [Read More]
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The following is a joint statement released by The Madison Square Garden Company and MSG Networks: "Bob Wolff was not only one of the seminal figures in American sportscasting, but he was a part of the very fabric of Madison Square Garden, the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers for more than six decades. In addition to leaving behind an unmatched body of work, his spirit carries on in the hundreds of broadcasters he mentored and the millions of fans he touched. His legacy will live forever." [Read More]
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Hall of Fame sportscaster Bob Wolff, considered one of the most iconic and decorated play-by-play men in history, died Saturday at his home in New York. He was 96. Rick Wolff, Bob's son, confirmed the sportscaster died "peacefully" to CBS News ... [Read More]
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Son Rick Wolff said his father died peacefully Saturday night at his Nyack home. [Read More]
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Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died. He was 96. [Read More]
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