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Curt Gowdy
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    (July 31, 1919-February 20, 2006)
    Announcer, Boston Red Sox baseball (1951-65)
    Commentator, ABC, NBC and CBS
    Called games for AFL, NFL, MLB, college football, college basketball and Olympics
    Host, 'The American Sportsman' (1967-82) and 'The Way It Was' (1974-78)
    Awards: George Foster Peabody Award (1970), Baseball Hall of Fame/Frick Award (1984), Pro Football Hall of Fame/Pete Rozelle Award (1992) and Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award (1992)
    He had a cameo in movies such as the 1998 turkey 'BASEketball' (1998) and the 2001 Freddie Prinze, Jr. vehicle, 'Summer Catch.'
    He was given the nickname, 'the broadcaster of everything.'
    In an ego move, he purchased a radio station in Massachusetts in 1963 and changed the call letters to WCGY.
    He called games for all three networks, and for many major sporting events, including 13 World Series and nine Super Bowls.
    He called games for the AFL for its entire existence, well into its merger with the NFL.
    In 1970, he was the first sportscaster to win the Peabody Award.
    In 1995, he was elected to the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame.
    The Basketball Hall of Fame has an award named in his honor.
    He was one of the few people born in Wyoming to be famous.

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