Sports Announcers, Announcing, and Commentators by BeningoS

Champion(s):

KaufmanK


Runner(s)-Up:

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Quiz Description

Twelve questions on sports announcers, sports announcing, and commentators

Full Results:

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1 KaufmanK 715 97 50
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2 AnthonyBianca 710 92 50
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3 SteveWilliams 680 87 50
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4 WeikleB 640 82 50
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5 casketromance 530 77 50
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8 Nicole 365 62 50
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10 KesslerA2 300 47 50
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13 TWright17 290 37 50
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14 MattK 275 32 50
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15 KPope 225 27 00
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19 ecpekkle 135 7 00
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Questions:

In 1953, who became the youngest person to broadcast a World Series game for a national network (NBC)? The record still stands today.

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Vin Scully

The ABC broadcast of the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics men's hockey game: Soviet Union vs. United States is best known for Al Michaels' "Do You Believe in Miracles" call. Who was Al Michaels' broadcast partner during that famous broadcast?

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Ken Dryden

Dick Enberg was a graduate of what school that currently plays in the Mid-American Conference?

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Central Michigan University

Who was the play-by-play announcer during the first season of Monday Night Football in 1970?

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Keith Jackson

What broadcaster co-hosted the OLN/Versus coverage of the Tour De France from 2004 to 2007, and has covered gymnastics for NBC at the last five Summer Olympics (2000 - 2016)?

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Al Trautwig

What ESPN broadcaster is seen here on one of his days off?

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Scott Van Pelt

NBC's coverage of figure skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics included Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, and what man who won an NCAA Men's Basketball Championship while playing for Jim Valvano?

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Terry Gannon

What Big Ten school currently has Gary Dolphin as its radio football play-by-play announcer? Previous play-by-play announcers for the school have included Jim Zabel and Ronald Reagan.

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University of Iowa

What sport's radio announcing is Bill Bryson parodying here: "I wonder if he'll chance an offside drop scone here or go for the quick legover. Stovepipe has an unusual delivery in that he actually leaves the grounds and starts his run just outside the Carlton & United Brewery at Kooyong."

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Cricket

From 1977-1989, who was on national baseball broadcast teams both in the United States (paired with Joe Garagiola, and Bob Costas), and in Canada (paired with Don Chevrier on Toronto Blue Jay broadcasts)?

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Tony Kubek

The National Baseball Hall of Fame has announced that this summer what broadcaster who is known for saying "You can put it on the board, yes!” will receive the 2020 Ford C. Frick Award?

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Ken Harrelson

In November 2019, Don Cherry was fired from his "Coaches Corner" segment that ran for 33 years on Hockey Night in Canada. Don Cherry had previously served as the head coach of two NHL teams, the Boston Bruins and what other team?

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Colorado Rockies