Bill Stern

Bill Stern

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bill Stern was a U.S. actor and sportscaster who announced the nation's first remote sports broadcast and the first telecast of a Major League Baseball game. In 1984, Stern was part of the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame's inaugural class which included sportscasting legends Red Barber, Don Dunphy, Ted Husing and Graham McNamee. He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame and has a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Born in Rochester, New York, Stern began doing radio play-by-play commentary in 1925, when he was hired by a local station, WHAM, to cover football games. Shortly after that, he enrolled at Pennsylvania Military College, graduating in 1930. Stern was hired by NBC in 1937 to host The Colgate Sports Newsreel as well as Friday night boxing on radio. Stern was also one of the first men to do commentary on televised boxing boutsshow more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135750267
  • 9786135750263