- George Allen "Pat" Summerall was an American football player and television sportscaster, having worked at CBS, Fox, and ESPN
|Born:||10 May 1930 Comment |
|When did Pat Summerall die? / Died||16 April 2013|
|How many years did Pat Summerall live? / Lived||82 years|
Pat Summerall facts
- In addition to football, he also announced major golf and tennis events
- In total, he announced 16 Super Bowls on network television (more than any other announcer), 26 Masters Tournaments, and 21 US Opens
- He also contributed to 10 Super Bowl broadcasts on CBS Radio as a pregame host or analyst
- Summerall played football for the Arkansas Razorbacks and then in the National Football League (NFL) from 1952 through 1961
- He was drafted by the Detroit Lions and played with Bobby Layne
- The best playing time in his career was with the NY Giants as a kicker
- After retiring as a player, he joined CBS as a color commentator the next year
- He worked with Tom Brookshier and then John Madden on NFL telecasts for CBS and Fox
- Although retired since 2002, he continued to announce games on occasion, especially those near his Texas home
- He was named the National Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association in 1977, and inducted into their Hall of Fame in 1994
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