• I have observed that, generally speaking, network sports announcers did not tend to live to a ripe old age. On the other hand, I had noticed that baseball announcers seemed to go right on forever. Bob Elson has been calling balls and strikes since the beginning of time. Harry Caray must have started with Abner Doubleday, and was still going strong.

    Lindsey Nelson (1985). “Hello everybody, I'm Lindsey Nelson”, William Morrow & Company
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