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Curt Gowdy

Baseball commentator

Died when: 86 years 204 days (1038 months)
Star Sign: Leo

 

Curt Gowdy

Curtis Edward Gowdy (July 31, 1919 – February 20, 2006) was an American sportscaster.He called Boston Red Sox games on radio and TV for 15 years, and then covered many nationally televised sporting events, primarily for NBC Sports and ABC Sports in the 1960s and 1970s.

He coined the nickname "The Granddaddy of Them All" for the Rose Bowl Game, taking the moniker from the Cheyenne Frontier Days in his native Wyoming.


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