Gil Santos "retiring"

Blaine Thompson
Sun Jan 11 16:23:22 EST 2009

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 11:45 PM, Howard Glazer <>wrote:

> It happens to just about everyone once they reach their 60s or 70s, whether
> you talk for a living or not. Dick Stockton's work during the baseball
> playoffs was painful to listen to, and he's definitely lost a step as an
> play-by-play man too. As with Santos, the voice is still there, but the
> sharpness isn't.

Bob Chase still calls Fort Wayne Komet hockey games, and he turns 83 later
this month.

- Blaine

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