Ty Tyson, the world's first sports br...

Ty Tyson, the world's first sports broadcaster

There are 1 comment on the The Detroit News story from Jan 25, 2006, titled Ty Tyson, the world's first sports broadcaster. In it, The Detroit News reports that:

When Ty Tyson arrived at The Detroit News in 1922 for a job at WWJ radio, then the smallest department at the News, the managing editor's first question was, "What's your newspaper experience?" Tyson replied, ...

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Richard Miller

New York, NY

#1 Feb 15, 2006
I remember as a kid listening to Ty broadcast the "reconstructed games." I also remember seeing newspaper photos of his daughter, whose name I believe was "JoBelle" or something very similar to that, sitting with him in the booth.

He was the best, the very best announcer ever.

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