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

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Bob Costas

Bob Costas (Sportscaster.  Born, Astoria, NY, Mar. 22, 1952.)  Stylish and professional, Robert Costas became the primary sports voice for NBC-TV in the 1980s.  Although he excelled at N.F.L. and N.B.A. work, Costas made little secret that his first love is baseball.  When NBC gave up baseball, he began to explore other avenues, including a well-respected […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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