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Michael Jordan and Recently-Retired Announcer Dick Stockton Formed a Friendship Over an Unexpected Product

NBA legend Michael Jordan and longtime sports announcer Dick Stockton had far more in common than one would think. Both obviously had NBA ties — Jordan played for the Bulls and the Wizards, and Stockton called many of his games as a national play-by-play for CBS and TNT. But off the court, the two forged a bond that had nothing to do with basketball.
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Habib: Boca Raton's retiring sportscaster Dick Stockton shined by letting games be the real stars

For 55 years, Dick Stockton managed to defy logic, if not the changing times. He was going to be on national television, part of the show but never letting himself believe he was the star of the show. Blessed with a quintessential sportscaster’s voice, he had a knack for knowing what to say when the occasion called for it and, just as importantly, when not to speak when the occasion called for that.

Dick Stockton wraps up memorable 55-year announcing career

Carlton Fisk retired from baseball in 1993 but the announcer who called his famous World Series home run has only just announced his own. Dick Stockton is stepping away after a 55-year career that included stints with Fox, CBS and NBC. He had cut back on work in recent years — doing only NFL games for Fox — and said Friday during a telephone interview that he had been contemplating retirement for the past year.

Legendary FOX Sports Broadcaster Dick Stockton to Retire After Illustrious 55-Year Career

NEW YORK – The man who has called more major U.S. professional sports games for television than anyone in history likely has called his last. Dick Stockton, acclaimed FOX Sports play-by-play announcer and one of the most iconic voices in sports broadcasting history, is retiring after an illustrious 55-year TV career that encompassed at least 1,545 network television games across the big four professional sports leagues in the U.S. — NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL — more than any American sports broadcaster ever.
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Dick Stockton retiring after 55 years in sportscasting

When Dick Stockton was growing up in Kew Garden Hills in the 1940s and ’50s, his father would bring home eight newspapers a night. From The Post to the Times to the World-Telegram, they were all there. Dick and his father, Joe, would consume each and every one of the...
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Fox Sports announcer Dick Stockton retires after 55 years

Record-setting play-by-play announcer Dick Stockton is retiring after a 55-year career. He made the announcement Thursday in a news release issued by FOX Sports, where he’s worked the past 27 years. “I’ve decided to step aside, enjoying the many memorable events I’ve been blessed to cover, and ready to enjoy...
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Legendary Sportscaster Dick Stockton to Retire

Stockton called more than 1,500 games across the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL, as well as two Olympic games, college sports and boxing and made one of the most famous calls in baseball history. Sportscaster Dick Stockton, who called more than 1,500 games cross the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL,...
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Dick Stockton retires after more than five decades in broadcasting

Dick Stockton has done just about everything there is to do in sports broadcasting, from the NBA Finals and Winter Olympics on CBS to Carlton Fisk’s Game 6 homer on NBC in 1975. Now 78, Stockton is retiring, telling the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand that it’s time. From the...

Dick Stockton retires after thousands of games and one legendary call

In announcing his retirement Thursday after 55 years in broadcasting, Fox Sports said that Dick Stockton had called 1,545 televised sporting events, a record for a U.S. sports broadcaster. But one of them stands out above the others:. Stockton’s call of Carlton Fisk’s home run in Game 6 of the...

Sportscaster Dick Stockton, 78, retires

Dick Stockton, who is believed to have called more major American professional sporting events on television than anyone, announced his retirement Thursday. Stockton, 78, has broadcast NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL games across his TV career that has spanned more than half a century. Fox Sports, for which he has worked the last 27 years, says he has done at least 1,545 games on network television.

Legendary Sportscaster Dick Stockton Is Retiring After 55 Years in the Business

Fox Sports play-by-play broadcaster Dick Stockton is putting down the mic after 55 years on television. Stockton called 1,545 network television games across the big four professional sports leagues in the U.S. — NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL — more than any American sports broadcaster ever. He joined Fox Sports...
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Longtime Play-by-Play Man Dick Stockton Retires

He’s broadcast some of the greatest sports moments of all-time, but now he’s decided it’s time to call it quits. Dick Stockton, the legendary play-by-play man known for broadcasting all major sports over his 55-year career, is retiring. “I just think it is time,” Stockton told the New York Post.
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Dick Stockton gives his thoughts on the Lamar Jackson contract debate

On Thursday legendary sportscaster Dick Stockton announced his retirement after 55 years in the business. Earlier this month he joined Jerry Coleman on 105.7 The Fan to discuss his career as well as some of the big headlines in the NFL offseason. If you missed it then, here is your chance to listen to the full interview.