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Ted Husing

Ted Husing (Sportscaster.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Nov. 27, 1901; died, Pasadena, CA, Aug. 10, 1962.)  After becoming an announcer at NBC’s WJZ in 1924, Edward Britt Husing became an unofficial understudy to sportscaster Graham McNamee.  In 1927, Husing moved to the new Columbia Broadcasting System as director of sports and chief sportscaster.  CBS quickly […]

Red Barber

Red Barber (Broadcaster.  Born, Columbus, MS, Feb. 17, 1908; died, Tallahassee, FL, Oct. 22, 1992.)  Thanks to 16 seasons behind the microphone on radio and television, Walter Lanier Barber is a warm and pleasant memory in the hearts of Brooklyn Dodgers fans throughout America.  Barber, however, began his broadcast career in 1935 with the Cincinnati […]

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