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Bob Neal (Cleveland sportscaster)

Bob Neal was an American sportscaster who worked primarily in Cleveland, Ohio. He broadcast the Cleveland Indians on radio 1957–1961 and 1965–1972, and on television 1952–1953 and 1962–1964.[1] He was also the original broadcaster for Cleveland Browns football games on radio and television starting in 1946 and continuing through 1951.[2] He handled the 1954 Orange Bowl game for CBS television, 1955 and 1956 World Series for Mutual radio and the 1957 World Series for NBC radio.

Bob Neal also worked as a sportscaster for KYW-TV (now WKYC-TV) in Cleveland, appearing alongside weatherman Joe Finan; occasionally, fellow sportscaster Jim Graner would fill in for Neal.[3]

References

  1. ^ Schneider, Russell (2001). The Cleveland Indians Encyclopedia. Sports Publishing LLC. pp. 624–625. ISBN 1-58261-376-1. Retrieved 2009-06-01. 
  2. ^ Gordon, Roger (2002). Cleveland Browns A-Z. Sports Publishing LLC. pp. 15–16. ISBN 1-58261-240-4. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  3. ^ Feran, Tom; Heldenfels, R.D. (1999). Cleveland TV Memories. Cleveland, Ohio: Gray & Co. p. 89. ISBN 978-1-886228-32-0. 198. News Flash: In 1958 on TV-3, Jim Graner substituted for Bob Neal as sportscaster, joining anchor Pete French and weatherman Joe Finan. 


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