New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

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Les Keiter

Les Keiter (Broadcasting.  Born, Seattle, Wash., Apr. 27, 1919; died, Kailua, Hawaii, April 14, 2009.)  For nearly a decade starting in 1954, Les R. Keiter was one of the most recognizable voices in New York sports radio.  Keiter became sports director at WINS (AM 1010) in 1954 and began doing a pre-game show before Yankees […]

Phillips Carlin

Phillips Carlin (Sportscasting.  Born, New York, NY, June 30, 1894; died, New York, NY, Aug. 27, 1971.)  A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of N.Y.U., Phillips Carlin became one of the significant figures in the embryonic days of radio sports broadcasting.  After U.S. Navy service during World War I, Carlin mustered out in June 1919, and […]

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