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play-by-play announcer


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  • n. The main member of an announcing team during a sporting event broadcast; one who provides a visual description of the action on the playing field.


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  • At the time, baseball fans across the country got to see a national game every Saturday on NBC’sGame of the Week, and for the first half of the decade NBC’s play-by-play announcer was Curt Gowdy, who had been a Red Sox announcer for fifteen years before moving to the NBC broadcast.

    The Greatest Game


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