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Furman Bisher (1918 - 2012)

Furman Bisher (November 4, 1918 – March 18, 2012) was a newspaper sports writer and columnist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in Atlanta, Georgia.North Carolina beginningsBisher was born in Denton...

10/21/2020 10/21/2020

Fred McFerrin Russell (1906 - 2003)

August 27, 1906, and raised in Wartrace, Tennessee, Fred McFerrin Russell was known to thousands of readers for his “Sidelines” column in the Nashville Banner. Russell first entered Tennessee sports pa...

9/30/2020 9/30/2020

Vin Scully MP

Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Vincent Edward Scully (born November 29, 1927) is an American retired sportscaster.Scully is best known for his 67 seasons calling games for Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers, beginning in 19...

9/17/2016 10/31/2016

Albert (born Marvin Philip Aufrichtig; June 12, 1941) is an American sportscaster. Honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, he is commonly referred to as "the voice of basketbal...

2/3/2014 4/14/2015

Bob Prince (1916 - 1985)

Ferris Prince (July 1, 1916 – June 10, 1985) was an American radio and television sportscaster and commentator best known for his 28-year stint as the voice of the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseb...

8/1/2014 8/1/2014

Jack Brickhouse MP (1916 - 1998)

Beasley "Jack" Brickhouse (January 24, 1916 – August 6, 1998) was an American sportscaster. Known primarily for his play-by-play coverage of Chicago Cubs games on WGN-TV from 1948 to 1981, he received ...

5/6/2013 8/1/2014

J.G. Taylor Spink (1888 - 1962)

"J.G. Taylor Spink"

George Taylor Spink (November 6, 1888 – December 7, 1962), or Taylor Spink, was the publisher of The Sporting News from 1914 until his death in 1962. He inherited the weekly American baseball newspaper...

8/1/2014 8/1/2014

Jesse Owens MP (1913 - 1980)

"Jesse Owens", "The Buckeye Bullet", "JC Owens"

James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens ====* born September 12, 1913 * died March 31, 1980 (complications due to Lung Cancer)* nickname "Jesse", The Buckeye Bullet, JC Owens* buried Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago,...

6/8/2012 7/31/2014

Knute Rockne MP (1888 - 1931)

"Knut Rokne"

Kenneth Rockne was an American football player and is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in college football history. His biography at the College Football Hall of Fame calls him "American footbal...

8/22/2009 7/31/2014

Jack Murphy (1923 - 1980)

Murphy (February 5, 1923 – September 24, 1980) was a sports editor and columnist for the San Diego Union newspaper from 1951-1980.Early lifeMurphy was born on February 5, 1923 in Denver, Colorado. He i...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

W. C. Heinz (1915 - 2008)

. C. Heinz (January 11, 1915 – February 27, 2008), born Wilfred Charles Heinz, was an American sportswriter. He was born in Mount Vernon, New York.Newspaper & magazine careerFollowing his graduation fr...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

Pat Summerall MP (1930 - 2013)

Allen "Pat" Summerall (May 10, 1930 – April 16, 2013) was an American football player and television sportscaster, having worked at CBS, Fox, and ESPN. In addition to football, he also announced major ...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

Howard Cosell MP (1918 - 1995)

William Cosell (/koʊˈsɛl/; born Howard William Cohen; March 25, 1918 – April 23, 1995) was an American sports journalist who was widely known for his blustery, cocksure personality. Cosell said of hims...

3/21/2014 7/31/2014

Ronald W. Reagan, 40th President of the USA MP (1911 - 2004)

"Ron", "Ronnie", "Dutch"

The image above is Ronald Reagan's official White House portrait. It is the image he liked. Please leave it a there. Thank you. Walter G. Ashworth, cousin. 40th President of the United States. Historic...

6/26/2007 7/31/2014

John "Jack" Francis Buck MP (1924 - 2002)

"Jack"

Francis "Jack" Buck (August 21, 1924 – June 18, 2002) was an American sportscaster, best known for his work announcing Major League Baseball games of the St. Louis Cardinals. Buck's play-by-play work e...

5/6/2013 7/31/2014

Ernie Harwell (1918 - 2010)

Earnest "Ernie" Harwell (January 25, 1918 – May 4, 2010) was an American sportscaster, known for his long career calling play-by-play of Major League Baseball games. For 55 years, 42 of them with the D...

5/7/2013 7/31/2014

Lou Gehrig MP (1903 - 1941)

"The Iron Horse", ""Buster""

Baseball Hall of Fame member Lou Gehrig, nicknamed "The Iron Horse" for his durability, was an American Major League Baseball first baseman. He played his entire 17-year baseball career for the New Yor...

6/15/2011 7/31/2014

Bob Considine (1906 - 1975)

in Washington, DC, on November 4, 1906, sportswriting legend Bob Considine was legendary for his speed, accuracy, concentration, and energy as a writer. Considine’s career began at the Washington Post,...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

Lindsey Nelson (1919 - 1995)

Nelson (May 25, 1919 – June 10, 1995) was an American sportscaster best known for his broadcasts of college football and New York Mets baseball. He spent 17 years with the New York Mets and three years...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

John Wayne MP (1907 - 1979)

"Marion Mitchell", "John Wayne", "The Duke", "מיטשל Mitchell"

Find a Grave John Wayne (born Marion Robert Morrison), nicknamed "Duke", was a legendary Hollywood actor who played a key role in establishing and popularizing the western genre in American cinema. He ...

6/16/2007 7/31/2014

Red Smith (1905 - 1982)

Wellesley "Red" Smith (September 25, 1905 – January 15, 1982) was an American sportswriter who rose to become one of America's most widely read sports columnists.CareerWalter Wellesley Smith was born i...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

Dizzy Dean (1910 - 1974)

Hanna "Dizzy" Dean (January 16, 1910 – July 17, 1974) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. He was the last National League pitcher to win 30 games in one season. Dean was elected to the Baseb...

8/20/2011 7/31/2014

Stanley Woodward MP (1895 - 1965)

"Stanley Woodward"

in Worcester, Massachusetts, on June 5, 1895, sportswriting legend Stanley Woodward had a 43 year career sportswriter and editor. His career began in 1920, when he was hired by the Worcester Evening Ga...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

Mel Allen (1913 - 1996)

4/26/2009 7/31/2014

Bill Stern (1907 - 1971)

"Bill Stern"

Stern (July 1, 1907 – November 19, 1971) was a U.S. actor and sportscaster who announced the nation's first remote sports broadcast and the first telecast of a Major League Baseball game. In 1984, Ster...

5/6/2013 7/31/2014

Red Barber MP (1908 - 1992)

"Red"

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Walter Lanier "Red" Barber (February 17, 1908 – October 22, 1992) was an American sportscaster.Barber, nicknamed "The Ol' Redhead", was primarily identified with r...

8/16/2012 7/31/2014

John F. Kieran (1892 - 1981)

Francis Kieran (August 2, 1892 – December 9, 1981) was an American author, journalist, amateur naturalist and radio and television personality.BiographyA native of The Bronx, Kieran earned a Bachelor o...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

Ring Lardner MP (1885 - 1933)

famous author, Ring Lardner, was born on March 6, 1885 in Niles, Berrien county, Michigan. His name was derived from the last name of a family friend. A great baseball sportswriter, he is mainly rememb...

7/15/2007 7/31/2014

Damon Runyon MP (1880 - 1946)

Alfred Damon Runyon (October 4, 1880 – December 10, 1946) was an American newspaperman and author.He was best known for his short stories celebrating the world of Broadway in New York City that grew ou...

3/13/2012 7/31/2014

Jack Whitaker (born May 18, 1924) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is an American sportscaster who worked for both CBS and ABC. Whitaker won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality in 1979 and r...

7/5/2014 7/31/2014

Grantland Rice MP (1880 - 1954)

Influential sports journalist of the early 20th century, known for his elegant prose. Rice, the most widely read and respected American sports writer of the first half of the twentieth century, was bor...

4/19/2011 7/31/2014