Happy 90th Birthday Fred Cusick

Kevin Vahey kvahey@comcast.net
Sun Nov 9 06:31:30 EST 2008

He was doing Cape Cod League games on the internet as recently as last year.

Professor Halper you might want to see if WBZ still has a copy of his
radio call of Bobby Orr winning the Stanley Cup in 1970.

On 11/8/08, Sean Smyth <sean.smyth@yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 11/8/08, Kevin Vahey <kvahey@comcast.net> wrote:
>> Best known for Bruins play by play on radio and TV, Fred
>> also at one
>> time was editorial director at WEEI, news director and
>> sportscaster at
>> WKBG and a number of other stations. He also did NHL play
>> by play on
>> CBS Television in the 60's. He was also the PA
>> announcer at Fenway
>> Park before Sherm Feller and in fact got Sherman the job
>> because Sherm
>> was having trouble making ends meet.
>> He wrote a book 2 years ago that is a fascinating snapshot
>> of radio in
>> Boston after World War II.
>> It is a shame that he has yet to be honored by the local
>> Hall of Fame.
>> Happy Birthday Freddie.
> Is he doing any on-air work now? I miss hearing his voice.

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