Jim Woods

Jim Woods

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James M. Woods (born October 22, 1916; died February 20, 1988, Seminole, Florida) was an American sportscaster, best known for his play-by-play work on Major League Baseball broadcasts. At the age of four, Woods became the mascot for the Kansas City Blues and the age of eight, became the team's batboy and reader of scores on local radio. He attended the University of Missouri for one year before taking a job at KGLO in Mason City, Iowa. In 1939, he replaced Ronald Reagan as the Iowa Hawkeyes football announcer. oods joined the Navy in 1942, where he spent four years as a Chief Petty Officer on the Navy War Bond circuit, working with stars such as Farley Granger, Dennis Day, and Victor Mature. After the war, he joined WTAD radio in Quincy, Illinois, where he spent two years before he moved to Atlanta as an announcer for the Atlanta Crackers, where he replaced Ernie Harwell.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135860283
  • 9786135860283