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Chris Schenkel
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    (August 21, 1923-September 11, 2005)
    Broadcasted the New York Giants (NFL), NCAA football, professional bowlers tour, boxing, horse racing, pro-golf, Olympic Games, and NBA basketball
    Appeared in ‘Kingpin’
    Inducted into ASA Hall of Fame (1996)
    He was born on a farm.
    He was close friends with O.J. Simpson.
    Though known for his bowling broadcasts, he admitted he didn't know much about the game.
    He was a long-time smoker, which led to his long bout with emphysema.
    He was frequently described as having an 'easy-going baritone.'
    He received a degree in premedical at Purdue University.
    He was the first anchor of a live broadcast of the Olympics (1968).
    He rode in a pace car that crashed during the Indianapolis 500 (1971).
    He served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War.
    His sportscasting career spanned over 60 years.
    He won an Emmy Award for lifetime achievement (1993).
    He lived with his wife, Fran for 50 years until his death.

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