Bob Wolff

There may never be a more diverse and consistent broadcaster than Bob Wolff. Never one to turn down an opportunity, Wolff has broadcast play-by-play for the championships of all four major sports -- the World Series, the NFL Championship, the NBA Championship, and the Stanley Cup finals. Although Wolff has become one of television's most versatile and longest-running sportscasters, his roots are in baseball.

Wolff's broadcasting career began in 1939 calling games as an undergraduate at Duke University. In 1947, Prince became the lead announcer for the Washington Senators, a position he would keep for 13 years. Wolff's informative play-by-play and humorous stories were enough to keep fans listening to the terrible Senators teams of that era. His work earned him an opportunity to call several World Series including the 1956 Series featuring Don Larsen's perfect game. Wolff's call of Larsen's perfect game is widely considered on of broadcasting's true gems.

After a year in Minnesota, Wolff returned to his home in New York to work as the voice of Madison Square Garden calling Knicks and Rangers home games. From the Rose Bowl to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Wolff is one of the industry's most versatile announcers and a true professional.

Bob Wolff
1947-1960 Washington Senators
1961 Minnesota Twins
Hall of Fame 1995

Wolff, Bob. It's Not Who Won or Lost the Game - It's How You Sold the Beer. 1996.

Profiles Links References About Site Creator

Home | Links | References | Site Creator | Profiles