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Verne Lundquist
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Sportscaster
    (July 17, 1940- )
    Born in Duluth, Minnesota
    Play-by-play announcer for the Dallas Cowboys (1973-1984), Seattle Seahawks (preseason) (2004- ), ABC (1974-1981), CBS (1982-1995, 1998- ) and TNT (1995-1997)
    Appeared in ‘Happy Gilmore,’ ‘The Last Boy Scout’ and ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’
    His name is somewhat close to ventriloquist.
    Despite a few movies he appeared in, most people remember him as a golf announcer in ‘Happy Gilmore.’
    While radio broadcasting in Super Bowl XIII, he declared Dallas tight end Jackie Smith ‘the sickest man in America’ for losing a touchdown pass.
    He was an announcer for figure skating events during the Winter Olympics (1992, 1994, and 1998).
    Phil Hartman did an impression of him on Saturday Night Live.
    He provided his voice on NBA Live ’98 and several other college basketball video games.
    He called two historic golf moments, such as Tiger Woods’ 16th hole birdie at the Golf Masters (2005) and Jack Nicklaus’ 17th hole birdie putt (1986).
    He won Texas Sportscaster of the Year seven times in a row (1977-1983).
    He was inducted in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame (2007).

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