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Abe Goldblatt

Abe Goldblatt was a sports staffer for the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot for 63 years and covered countless assignments until his death in 1994. During his career, he became recognized as an authority on sports history. In 1967, he co-authored the book…

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Marty Brennaman

One of the best known figures in the sports broadcasting industry, Marty Brennaman has been the lead broadcaster for the Cincinnati Reds since 1974. In addition, Brennaman has broadcast the NCAA basketball tournament for CBS Radio for more than 10…

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Bill Brill

Bill Brill was born in Philadelphia, but moved with his family to Middlesex County, Virginia. The Duke University graduate began his career in 1952 as a sports writer with the Covington Virginian. In 1956, Brill joined the Roanoke Times and…

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Herb Carneal

Over 45-seasons with the Minnesota Twins, Herb Carneal had one of the longest uninterrupted service times of any American League play-by-play broadcaster, 1962-2006. Herb was the voice of the American League Champion Twins in 1965 and the World Champion Twins…

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