Tuesday, April 16, 2013

BREAKING: Pat Summerall Passes At 82

The Dallas Morning News is reporting that broadcasting and play-by-play legend Pat Summerall has passed at the age of 82.

Summerall worked a record 16 Super Bowls on TV- the first five as an analyst. He worked for CBS from 1961 to 1993 then became the signature voice for the NFL on Fox when their programming started in 1994.. He moved with the NFL from CBS to Fox in 1994.

He worked with John Madden at CBS and Fox for 21 seasons.

His smooth, non-intrusive but highly informative style became a template for a lot of broadcasters and stil is to this day...

More when we know more...
But, in the interim, here's some of what made Summerall great...

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