Bill Stern

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Birthday
1, 1907
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 19, 1971 (64)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1907
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 19, 1971 (64)

About

Hall of Fame sportscaster and actor who covered baseball, football, boxing, amongst other sports.

Before Fame

At 20 years old, before attending military college, he was already learning his trade by announcing football games on a local radio station.

Trivia

His announcing could be heard during some of the very first televised football and baseball games.

Family Life

He suffered from an addiction to painkillers which greatly damaged his health, and resulted in one of his legs being amputated and his eventual death.

Associated With

He and Red Barber were both inducted into the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame.