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Stan Lomax

Stan Lomax (Broadcaster. Born, Pittsburgh, PA, May 20, 1899; died, Ossining, NY, June 26, 1987.) While Mel Allen, Red Barber and Russ Hodges were the sports voices of New York summers for decades, Henry Stanley Lomax was the voice for all seasons. Lomax presented “the day’s doings in the world of sports,” a 15-minute nightly broadcast […]

Russ Hodges

Russ Hodges (Broadcaster.  Born, Covington, KY, June 12, 1911; died, Mill Valley, CA, Apr. 19, 1971.)  Russ Hodges will be forever remembered as the announcer whose famous radio call of Bobby Thomson’s epic home run ended, “The Giants win the pennant . . . the Giants win the pennant . . . the Giants win […]

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