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Curt Gowdy: Quiz


Question 1: Martin, in which Gowdy described the subject of the book, ________, as possibly the best athlete he had ever covered.
Carl YastrzemskiMickey MantleJackie JensenRoger Maris

Question 2: Gowdy continued as NBC's lead NFL announcer through the 1978 season, with his final broadcast being the memorable ________ between Pittsburgh and Dallas.
Super Bowl IXSuper Bowl XLIIISuper Bowl XIIISuper Bowl XXX

Question 3: Gowdy also owned several radio stations in ________, including KOWB and KCGY in Laramie.

Question 4: He was hired primarily to broadcast Oklahoma college football (then coached by new hire ________) and Oklahoma State college basketball games (then coached by Hank Iba).
Bud WilkinsonWoody HayesBen SchwartzwalderBear Bryant

Question 5: Two years later, in ________, the Red Sox and the Boston Braves followed a similar path, with each team opting for its own networks and announcers.
Phoenix, ArizonaDenverBostonMassachusetts

Question 6: Curt Gowdy dies at 86 ________ 21-Feb-2006
The New York TimesThe Boston GlobeThe New York Times CompanyInternational Herald Tribune

Question 7: ESPN's ________ said, "We'll give you another chance." Gowdy replied, "Call me back."
Bonnie BernsteinChris BermanPeter GammonsErin Andrews

Question 8: In 1963, Gowdy purchased radio stations 800/WCCM and 93.7/WCCM-FM in ________, later changing the FM station's call letters to WCGY to somewhat match his name.
Lawrence, MassachusettsGloucester, MassachusettsLynn, MassachusettsMethuen, Massachusetts

Question 9: Gowdy called all the Olympic games televised by ABC (with the exception of the 1988 Winter Olympic games) from 1964–84 with ________'s sports department at ABC.
Keith JacksonRoone ArledgeHarry WismerHoward Cosell

Question 10: Over the course of a career that stretched into the 1980s, Gowdy covered pro football (both the AFL and NFL), ________, college football, and college basketball.
Baseball awardsMajor League BaseballNational LeagueAmerican League

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