October 23, 2013

Bill Mazer, a Sports Fixture of New York Radio and TV, Dies: Bill Mazer, who was a voice and face of sports coverage in New York for decades, pioneering sports-talk radio and becoming a television fixture while earning the nickname the Amaziní for his encyclopedic recall of sports facts and figures, died on Wednesday in Danbury, Conn. He was 92.

posted by BornIcon to other at 06:02 PM - 1 comment

I lived in WNEW's (later WNYW) signal range, so I enjoyed him showing his knowledge on "Sports Extra." His gentle voice - a far cry from today's high-wired blabbermouths at 80 decibels - and his knowledge made it worth staying awake until midnight on Sunday nights.

posted by jjzucal at 08:55 PM on October 23

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