Bill McLaren

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Birthday
16, 1923
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jan 19, 2010 (86)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
16, 1923
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jan 19, 2010 (86)

About

Rugby union commentator who was known as the voice of rugby thanks to his knowledge and enthusiasm for the game.

Before Fame

He played rugby growing up and played in a Scotland trial before a battle with tuberculosis ended his career and nearly killed him.

Trivia

He was inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame in 2001.

Family Life

He had daughters named Linda and Janie with his wife Bette.

Associated With

He was best known as a sports commentator like Joe Buck.