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Marylou Whitney
Marie Louise "Marylou" Whitney (née Schroeder; born December 24, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a philanthropist and socialite. Whitney has many residences, first and foremost her "Cady Hill" estate in Saratoga Springs
Saratoga Springs
New York, a massive camp in the Adirondacks, a farm near Lexington, Kentucky, a winter home in Florida, an apartment in New York City and a residence in Alaska, the home state of her husband.Contents1 Early life 2 Horse racing 3 Saratoga Springs 4 Adirondacks 5 New York City 6 American Sportscasters Association (ASA) 7 Other interests 8 Recognitions 9 References 10 External linksEarly life[edit] Marylou Whitney
Marylou Whitney
with children, 1959Schroeder married Frank Hosford in 1948, and they had four children: Marion Louise "M'Lou", Frank "Hobbs", Henry "Hank", and Heather
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Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas
Kansas
City
City
is the largest city in Missouri, United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 481,420 in 2016,[6] making it the 37th largest city by population in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas
Kansas
City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas– Missouri
Missouri
border. Kansas
Kansas
City
City
was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri
Missouri
River port at its confluence with the Kansas
Kansas
River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas
Kansas
was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas
Kansas
Territory
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Mel Allen
Mel Allen
Mel Allen
(born Melvin Allen Israel; February 14, 1913 – June 16, 1996) was an American sportscaster, best known for his long tenure as the primary play-by-play announcer for the New York Yankees. During the peak of his career in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, Allen was arguably the most prominent member of his profession, his voice familiar to millions. Years after his death, he is still promoted as having been "The Voice of the Yankees." In his later years, he gained a second professional life as the first host of This Week in Baseball. In perhaps the most notable moment of his distinguished career, Allen called Game 7 of the 1960 World Series, in which Bill Mazeroski
Bill Mazeroski
hit a walk-off home run off Ralph Terry to win the fall classic for the Pittsburgh Pirates
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William C. Whitney Wilderness Area
The William C. Whitney Wilderness Area, an Adirondack Park unit of New York's Forest Preserve, is located in the town of Long Lake, Hamilton County. It is bounded on the east by Hamilton County Route 10, on the south by lands of Whitney Industries, on the west by private lands owned by The Nature Conservancy and the Brandreth Park Association, on the northwest by the Remsen to Lake Placid Railroad right-of-way, and on the north by other private land holdings. The area contains 12 bodies of water covering 4,286 acres (17.1 km2) and 20 miles (32 km) of foot trails. The area is named for William C. Whitney, who was an American political leader and financier.Contents1 Geography 2 Recreation 3 History 4 See also 5 ReferencesGeography[edit]Canada Island, Lake Lila, from Mount FredericaThe terrain consists of lakes, ponds, wetlands, and low forested hills with a few modest mountains ranging as high as 2,297-foot (700 m) Antediluvian Mountain
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Secretariat (horse)
Sanford Stakes (1972) Hopeful Stakes (1972) Futurity Stakes (1972) Laurel Futurity (1972) Garden State Futurity (1972) Bay Shore Stakes (1973) Gotham Stakes (1973) Arlington Invitational (1973) Marlboro Cup (1973) Man o' War Stakes (1973) Canadian International (1973) Triple Crown race wins: Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
(1973) Preakness Stakes
Preakness Stakes
(1973) Belmont Stakes
Belmont Stakes
(1973)Awards9th U.S. Triple Crown Champion (1973) American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt (1972) American Champion Three-Year-Old Male Horse (1973) American Champion Male Turf Horse (1973) American Horse of the Year (1972, 1973) Leading broodmare sire in North America (1992)HonorsU.S
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American Sportscasters Association
The American Sportscasters Association (ASA) was founded in 1979 by broadcaster Dick London and associate attorney Harold Foner as a non-profit association to represent sportscasters by promoting and supporting the needs and interests of the professional sports broadcaster.[1]Contents1 History 2 Halls of Fame 3 Recognizing sportcasters and notable individuals 4 Events 5 Board of directors 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit] In 1980, Louis O. Schwartz was asked to revitalize the association by founders Dick London (award winning broadcast journalist) and (Attorney) Harold Foner and was named executive director. In 1983, a board of directors was established consisting of Jack Brickhouse, Don Dunphy, Dick Enberg, Curt Gowdy and Schwartz. Enberg was elected as chairman and Schwartz as president. In 1974, Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's office asked founder, Dick London, to form the Baseball Broadcasters Association of America
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Vin Scully
As BroadcasterBrooklyn / Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers
(1950–2016)Career highlights and awards Ford C. Frick Award
Ford C. Frick Award
(1982) Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award
Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award
(2014) Presidential Medal of Freedom
Presidential Medal of Freedom
(2016) Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
StarVincent Edward Scully (born November 29, 1927) is an American retired sportscaster. He spent 67 seasons with the Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Dodgers, starting in 1950 (when the franchise was located in Brooklyn) and ending in 2016
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Bob Costas
Robert Quinlan Costas (born March 22, 1952) is an American sportscaster, on the air for NBC Sports
NBC Sports
television since the early 1980s. He was the prime-time host of 12 Olympic Games, from 1992 until 2016. Costas currently does play-by-play for MLB Network
MLB Network
and hosts an interview show called Studio 42 with Bob Costas.Contents1 Early life 2 Broadcasting career2.1 Early career 2.2 NBC
NBC
Sports2.2.1 Boxing 2.2.2 Golf 2.2.3 Major League Baseball 2.2.4 NASCAR 2.2.5 National Basketball Association 2.2.6 Professional football 2.2.7 National Hockey League 2.2.8 Olympics (1988–2016) 2.2.9 Thoroughbred racing 2.2.10 Retirement from main on-air positions2.3 Talk
Talk
show hosting 2.4 HBO
HBO
Sports 2.5 MLB Network 2.6 NFL Network 2.7 Other appearances3 Interests3.1 Love of baseball 3.2 Political views3.2.1 George W
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Bud Greenspan
Jonah J. "Bud" Greenspan (September 18, 1926 – December 25, 2010) was a film director, writer, and producer known for his sports documentaries. His distinctive appearance in later years included wearing his large, dark-framed glasses atop his shaved head.Contents1 Career 2 Awards and recognition 3 Death 4 Select filmography 5 Awards 6 References 7 External linksCareer[edit] Greenspan was born in New York City. He overcame a lisp in adolescence and went into sports broadcasting after graduating from New York University.[1] In 1947 Greenspan became sports director at New York City's WMGM, at that time the largest sports radio station in the US, when he was 21 years old
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Arthur Ashe
Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. (July 10, 1943 – February 6, 1993) was an American professional tennis player who won three Grand Slam titles. Ashe was the first black player selected to the United States
United States
Davis Cup team and the only black man ever to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open. He retired in 1980. He was ranked World No. 1 by Harry Hopman
Harry Hopman
in 1968 and by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph
The Daily Telegraph
and World Tennis
Tennis
Magazine in 1975.[3][4] In the ATP computer rankings, he peaked at No. 2 in May 1976.[5] In the early 1980s, Ashe is believed to have contracted HIV
HIV
from a blood transfusion he received during heart bypass surgery. Ashe publicly announced his illness in April 1992 and began working to educate others about HIV
HIV
and AIDS
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John Madden
John Madden
John Madden
(born April 10, 1936)[1] is a former broadcaster and coach for the NFL. He won a Super Bowl
Super Bowl
as head coach of the Oakland Raiders in the American Football Conference
American Football Conference
of the NFL, and after retiring from coaching became a well-known color commentator for NFL
NFL
telecasts. In 2006, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Pro Football Hall of Fame
in recognition of his coaching career. He is also widely known for the long-running Madden NFL
NFL
video game series he has endorsed and fronted since 1988. Madden worked as a color analyst for all four major networks: CBS (1979–1993), Fox (1994–2001), ABC (2002–2005), and NBC (2006–2009). Madden has also written several books and has served as a commercial pitchman for various products and retailers
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Red Barber
Walter Lanier "Red" Barber (February 17, 1908 – October 22, 1992) was an American sports commentator. Barber, nicknamed "The Ol' Redhead", was primarily identified with radio broadcasts of Major League Baseball, calling play-by-play across four decades with the Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati Reds
(1934–1938), Brooklyn Dodgers
Brooklyn Dodgers
(1939–1953), and New York Yankees (1954–1966). Like his fellow sports pioneer Mel Allen, Barber also gained a niche calling college and professional American football in his primary market of New York City.Contents1 Biography1.1 Early years 1.2 Brooklyn
Brooklyn
Dodgers 1.3 New York Yankees 1.4 Later life2 Honors 3 In popular culture 4 Books by Red Barber 5 See also 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksBiography[edit] Early years[edit] Barber was born in Columbus, Mississippi
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Dick Enberg
Richard Alan Enberg (January 9, 1935 – December 21, 2017) was an American sportscaster. Over the course of an approximately 60-year career, he provided play-by-play for various sports on numerous radio and television networks, including NBC (1975–1999), CBS (2000–2014), and ESPN
ESPN
(2004–2011), as well for individual teams, such as UCLA Bruins
UCLA Bruins
basketball, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Rams, California Angels and San Diego
San Diego
Padres. Enberg was well known for his signature on-air catchphrases "Touch 'em all" (for home runs) and "Oh, my!" (for particularly exciting and outstanding athletic plays). He also announced or hosted the Tournament of Roses Parade
Tournament of Roses Parade
for many years, sometimes with the help of family members
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Long Lake, New York
Long Lake is a town in Hamilton County, New York, in the United States. The population was 711 at the 2010 census.[3] The town is named for 14-mile-long (23 km) Long Lake, beside which it sits. The town is entirely within the Adirondack Park
Adirondack Park
and is the most northerly town in the county. It is a summer tourism destination offering fishing, hiking, boating, and many other outdoor activities. In the winter months, snowmobiling is also popular. Long Lake is the home of the historic Adirondack Hotel.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Communities and locations4.1 Inhabited places 4.2 Geographic features5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit]The hamlet of Long Lake from the airThe town was first settled around 1833 by Joel Plumley, a native of Vermont. The town of Long Lake was formed in 1837 from sections of the towns of Arietta, Morehouse, Lake Pleasant, and Wells
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Howard Cosell
Howard William Cosell (/koʊˈsɛl/; born Howard William Cohen; March 25, 1918 – April 23, 1995) was an American sports journalist who was widely known for his blustery, cocksure personality.[1] Cosell said of himself, "Arrogant, pompous, obnoxious, vain, cruel, verbose, a showoff
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Marty Glickman
Martin Irving "Marty" Glickman[3] (August 14, 1917 – January 3, 2001) was an American radio announcer who was famous for his broadcasts of the New York Knicks
New York Knicks
basketball games and the football games of the New York Giants
New York Giants
and the New York Jets. He was the most influential sports announcer of his time.[4] Glickman was a noted track and field athlete and football star at Syracuse University. He was a member of the U.S. team at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany
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