Tag: Dick Enberg
Evaluating the great national sports announcers, for both material and strength of voices
Reassessing America’s wonderful announcers and how they are graded. These are not necessarily the best […]
Visiting the past; Remembering a random number of deceased voices, local and national play-by-players
Dick Enberg (1939-2008) Dick was a Midwesterner and a child of Finish parents. The […]
Bud Collins was considered the best known TV tennis commentator ever; Dick Enberg and he were a great team
Colorful, creative and charismatic, Bud Collins was one of the most important media figures […]
Southern California’s top all-time play-by-play voices; It’s a who’s who list of some of the best ever!
When the Dodgers moved from Brooklyn to Southern California in 1958, Los Angeles […]
Halby’s Morsels: Dick Enberg’s remark 50 years ago triggered ire; Al Michaels’ ascent to NFL prime; +
Dick Enberg draws anger on a UCLA-Oregon telecast on January 21, 1970 I stumbled upon […]
Leading network voices: Their early heroes, idols, influences, mentors and professional role models
I reached out to a renowned group of network voices who for decades shepherded millions […]
Broadcaster Ted Enberg faces his First Father’s Day without his legendary dad, Dick Enberg
For the last paragraph in the last chapter of his new book, “Being Ted Williams: […]
Tears of Appreciation: Costas, Enberg, Glickman, Scully and Joe Tait
My mother, bless her heart, has a love for old classical music. When listening to […]
The NHL’s Mike Emrick: A Rapid-Fire Version of Dick Enberg
“With 90 percent of the players in visors, it’s hard to find something to hit.”
Headline: Q&A With Billy Packer (Continued)
Continuing along with the legendary Billy Packer who holds the record for network coverage of a team championship event.
Is Tim Ryan Network TV’s Most Versatile Announcer Ever?
Ryan discusses his latest book and a multifaceted resume.
Network TV’s best ever ‘3-sport’ announcers: Gowdy, Enberg, Jackson, Stockton and Michaels
By David J. Halberstam 10/08/2018 3
With the intersection of the baseball, football and basketball seasons, the country’s most popular […]