During his visit, Wolff recalled countless memorable stories, from calling Don Larsen's flawless game to calling the 1958 NFL Championship between the Giants and Colts to being the voice of the Westminster Dog Show for 33 years.
Legendary sportscaster Bob Wolff has passed away. Wolff has also been honored with an induction into Madison Square Garden's Walk of Fame, the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame, Sigma Nu Fraternity Hall of Fame, among others.
Wolff also did the World Series on television in 1958 and 1961 and called the Stanley Cup Final, so he was the rare broadcaster to work the title games in all four major USA sports. He was inducted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and won the 1995 Ford C. Frick Award, which is given annually to a broadcaster for "major contributions to baseball".
Wolff was born in New York City on November 29, 1920, and began his broadcasting career in 1939 as a student at Duke University.
Bob Wolff's career spanned 78 years, longest consecutive run by a broadcaster, as recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records.
Most recently, Wolff was a commentator for News 12 Long Island from 1986 through this February.
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The SMU alumnus finished the tournament with a four-round total of 266. "In Memphis I drove the ball phenomenally". Rodgers, meanwhile, had found trouble off the tee on the 17th and failed to recover as he dropped a shot.
Wolff's career began at Duke in 1939, when he broadcasted games locally at WDNC in Durham and was a Blue Devil student and baseball player. His son Rick hosts The Sports Edge show on Sunday mornings on WFAN radio.
With the Washington Senators, Wolff often had to act in commercials on live television. "Beyond his lifetime of professional accomplishments, he was a man of great grace and dignity, serving his country with honor, and proudly calling NY home".
Wolff served in the U.S. Navy as a supply officer in the Pacific during World War II.
In addition to his work with the Knicks and Rangers, Wolff was part of the team for NBC's baseball "Game of the Week" broadcasts.
His wife of 72 years, Jane Wolff, his children Dr. Robert Wolff, Rick Wolff, Margy Clark, nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren survive Wolff.