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Legendary Sportscaster Bob Wolff, Who Once Interviewed Babe Ruth, Dies At 96

July 16th, 2017 at 11:06 PM
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NEW YORK (AP) รข?? Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died. He was 96.

Son Rick Wolff said his father died peacefully Saturday night at his Nyack home.

Wolff broadcast the NFL’s championship game, World Series, NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Finals. He interviewed Babe Ruth, was the voice of the Washington Senators, and for decades did play-by-play for the New York Knicks and New York Rangers.

“Bob Wolff’s iconic, Hall-of-Fame broadcasting career was matched by his class and character,” the Yankees said in a team statement. “Beyond his lifetime of professional accomplishments, he was a man of great grace and dignity, serving his country with honor, and proudly calling New York home. Bob was a dear friend of the …

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