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Philly sports media icon Ray Didinger retires after 53 years

​​Over the weekend, Pro Football Hall of Fame sports writer and broadcaster Ray Didinger said two words live on the radio he had never uttered in his 53-year career. He said”‘goodbye.”. In a tearful farewell Sunday, he told listeners of Philadelphia sports talk station WIP they had...
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Who won the week in Philly sports: Ray Didinger is a living legend

For this week's "winner" in the Philly sports scene, I'm going a different route. I've continuously talked about players and executives who've had a direct impact on the field or court, in turn providing loads of entertainment for Philly fans. I'm going to highlight someone who, while he never sported a Philly uniform in a huge moment, nevertheless had massive influence on the fan experience: Ray Didinger.
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Ray Didinger, the prince of the city, calls it quits after 53 years

The smoky place on Woodland Avenue near 65th Street in Southwest Philadelphia was his castle, and he was the little prince. The seven-year-old from the tiny apartment above the shoe store a block away would stride into Ray’s Tavern like he owned the joint. He would slide his way by everyone, until he found his spot. Then he would push up off the bar footrail and plop down, feet dangling from a stool in the corner, and sip soda. With an impish grin, he would absorb the stories from the grizzled patrons with starry eyes like a huge sponge.
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Ray Didinger

Ray Didinger, a longtime weekend host at Audacy sports WIP-FM Philadelphia (94.1), announces his retirement. Didinger, who has been with the station for decades, covered the Philadelphia Eagles for the Philadelphia Bulletin and the Philadelphia Daily News and has been inducted as a writer to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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Ray Didinger Retires After 53 Years Covering Philadelphia Eagles

Ray Didinger, a Philadelphia sports media legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer who spent decades covering the Philadelphia Eagles, announced his retirement Sunday. Didinger covered the Eagles for 53 years, according to NBC Sports Philadelphia, for whom he was a pre and postgame analyst. Filled with emotion, Didinger told...
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Ray Didinger retires: Philadelphia sports media icon will call it a career

Ray Didinger, a Philadelphia sports media legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer who spent decades covering the Philadelphia Eagles, announced his retirement Sunday. Didinger covered the Eagles for 53 years, according to NBC Sports Philadelphia, for whom he was a pre-game and postgame analyst. Filled with emotion, Didinger told his listeners of his retirement on his Sunday morning SportsRadio94WIP radio show with Glen Macnow.
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Ray Didinger Retiring From WIP/Philadelphia

RAY DIDINGER, the PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME sportswriter, has announced his retirement from his weekend show on AUDACY Sports WIP/PHILADELPHIA, effective after MAY 29th's show, saying that he is "ready to transition from 'RAY DIDI' to grandpop." DIDINGER, 75, is a familiar and popular figure in PHILADELPHIA sports media,...
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