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Sample Autograph Signature:
'American sportscaster Curtis Edward Gowdy ( � 20) began his career in in Cheyenne, WY broadcasting a high school football game. Later, he broadcast baseball and basketball games in Oklahoma City, then joined the New York Yankees and Mel Allen in . In , Gowdy became the lead announcer for the Boston Red Sox, a position he would hold for the next years. Gowdy's was most reknowned for his numerous network TV assignments, first for ABC and later for NBC and CBS. His wide coverage of the sports world earned him the nickname of the 'broadcaster of everything.' He also hosted ABC television's 'The American Sportsman' series for 2 decades. Gowdy was the recipient of many honors including being the first sportscaster to receive the George Foster Peabody Award, and named National Sportscaster of the Year three times. He was also elected to the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame and the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame. Among his awards were the Ford C. Frick Award from the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Pete Rozelle Award from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and a lifetime achievement Emmy in . Gowdy was also president of the Basketball Hall of Fame for several years. Also an author, Goudy wrote Seasons to Remember: The Way It Was in American Sports, - and Cowboy at the Mike. '
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