Dick Stockton

Dick Stockton (born Richard Edward Stokvis on November 22, 1942) is an American sportscaster.wikipedia
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Fox Sports (United States)

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He is currently employed by Fox Sports as a football play-by-play announcer. Stockton left CBS in 1994 for the newly-formed Fox Sports, which continues to employ him on NFL broadcasts.
Fox also lured commentators Pat Summerall, John Madden, Dick Stockton, Matt Millen, James Brown and Terry Bradshaw as well as many behind-the-scenes production personnel from CBS Sports to staff the network's NFL coverage.

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At Syracuse, he was sports director at WAER.
It is best known for its sports staff, which has produced the likes of Bob Costas, Marv Albert, Dick Stockton, Mike Tirico, Sean McDonough, Bill Roth, Ian Eagle, Brian Higgins, Adam Schein, Hank Greenwald, Dave O'Brien (sportscaster), Andy Musser, Beth Mowins, Andrew Catalon, Carter Blackburn, Dave Pasch, Cory Provus, Jason Benetti, Todd Kalas and many others.

Major League Baseball on CBS

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In 1978 (following a two-year stint calling NFL games for NBC), he joined CBS full-time, and from then until 1994 covered a variety of sports for that network, including the NFL, the NBA (for which Stockton was the lead play-by-play man from 1981 to 1990), Major League Baseball (with Jim Kaat from 1990 to 1992.
During Pat O'Brien's prologue for Game 1 of the 1991 American League Championship Series between the Minnesota Twins and Toronto Blue Jays and Dick Stockton's prologue for Game 5 of the 1992 American League Championship Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletics, CBS used "In Celebration of Man" by Yanni, which is now known for being the theme music for NBC's U.S. Open golf coverage.

Major League Baseball on NBC

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Stockton was part of the broadcast crew for NBC Sports' coverage of the 1975 World Series, and on television called Carlton Fisk's famous, game-winning home run in Game 6 of that series.
While Gowdy was on hand in the press box for Carlton Fisk's legendary home run in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series, the actual calls went to two of Gowdy's Red Sox successors, Dick Stockton on television and Ned Martin on radio.

NBA on CBS

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In 1978 (following a two-year stint calling NFL games for NBC), he joined CBS full-time, and from then until 1994 covered a variety of sports for that network, including the NFL, the NBA (for which Stockton was the lead play-by-play man from 1981 to 1990), Major League Baseball (with Jim Kaat from 1990 to 1992.
In 1984, CBS Sports' Lesley Visser (the then wife of lead NBA on CBS play-by-play announcer Dick Stockton) became the first woman to cover an NBA Finals.

NFL on CBS

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In 1978 (following a two-year stint calling NFL games for NBC), he joined CBS full-time, and from then until 1994 covered a variety of sports for that network, including the NFL, the NBA (for which Stockton was the lead play-by-play man from 1981 to 1990), Major League Baseball (with Jim Kaat from 1990 to 1992.
CBS also used their regular NFL crews (Pat Summerall and John Madden at Wittenberg–Baldwin–Wallace, Tom Brookshier and Wayne Walker at West Georgia–Millsaps, Tim Ryan and Johnny Morris at Wisconsin–Oshkosh – Wisconsin–Stout, and Dick Stockton and Roger Staubach at San Diego–Occidental) and aired The NFL Today instead of using their regular college football broadcasters.

Syracuse University

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He went on to college at Syracuse University, where he received his degree in political science in 1964.
Alumni in journalism and broadcasting include Ted Koppel, Megyn Kelly, Michael Barkann, Bob Costas, Marv Albert, Len Berman, Marc S. Ellenbogen, Marty Glickman, Dorothy Thompson, Beth Mowins, Dave Pasch, Sean McDonough, Ian Eagle, Dave O'Brien, Dick Stockton, Arun Shourie, Mike Tirico, Brian Higgins, Adam Zucker, Lakshmi Singh, Larry Hryb (an employee at Microsoft, former radio broadcaster for Clear Channel Communications), Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes, Pulitzer Prize winner Eugene Payne and Adam Schein of Mad Dog Sports Radio, Vietnam war historian and correspondent Bernard Fall, national political columnist Roscoe Drummond, Jeff Glor, CBS News anchor, Vijay Kumar Pandey, Kantipur Newspaper columnist and Television icon.

Jim Kaat

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In 1978 (following a two-year stint calling NFL games for NBC), he joined CBS full-time, and from then until 1994 covered a variety of sports for that network, including the NFL, the NBA (for which Stockton was the lead play-by-play man from 1981 to 1990), Major League Baseball (with Jim Kaat from 1990 to 1992.
From –, Kaat served as an analyst for CBS television, teaming with Dick Stockton and then, Greg Gumbel (for whom Kaat also called the College World Series with for CBS from 1990–1993) in.

CBS Sports

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Stockton started freelancing for CBS Sports in the late 1960s, while still doing local television at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh.
NFL on CBS – Marv Albert, Brian Anderson, Gary Bender, Jack Buck, Don Criqui, Irv Cross, Mike Emrick, Dick Enberg, Frank Glieber, Gus Johnson, Verne Lundquist, Bill Macatee, Sean McDonough, Jim McKay, Tim Ryan, Ray Scott, Chris Schenkel, Vin Scully, Dick Stockton, Pat Summerall

Forest Hills High School (New York)

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He attended Forest Hills High School in Queens, New York, graduating in 1960.
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WSBK-TV

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Three years later, he began calling Boston Celtics telecasts for WBZ, and the following year he became the lead announcer for Boston Red Sox games on WSBK-TV.
Among the nationally prominent announcers that have performed play-by-play duties for the station's Red Sox games include Dick Stockton and Sean McDonough.

Matt Millen

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From the time he was hired until 2006, he was Fox's second-team announcer for NFL games (behind Pat Summerall and later, Joe Buck), working alongside Matt Millen then Troy Aikman, Daryl Johnston, and Tony Siragusa.
Following his professional football career, Millen worked as a color commentator for CBS TV (which teamed him with Sean McDonough, Paul Olden, Mike Emrick, and Tim Ryan), and for Fox (which teamed him with Dick Stockton).

1975 World Series

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Stockton was part of the broadcast crew for NBC Sports' coverage of the 1975 World Series, and on television called Carlton Fisk's famous, game-winning home run in Game 6 of that series.
NBC broadcast the Series on television and radio, with Curt Gowdy and Joe Garagiola alternating play-by-play on both media along with team announcers Dick Stockton and Ned Martin (Red Sox) and Marty Brennaman (Reds).

Pat Summerall

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From the time he was hired until 2006, he was Fox's second-team announcer for NFL games (behind Pat Summerall and later, Joe Buck), working alongside Matt Millen then Troy Aikman, Daryl Johnston, and Tony Siragusa.
CBS used its regular NFL crews (Pat Summerall and John Madden at Wittenberg–Baldwin–Wallace, Tom Brookshier and Wayne Walker at West Georgia–Millsaps, Tim Ryan and Johnny Morris at Wisconsin–Oshkosh – Wisconsin–Stout, and Dick Stockton and Roger Staubach at San Diego–Occidental) and showed The NFL Today instead of using their regular college football broadcasters.

WBZ-TV

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He became sports director at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh in 1967, and moved to WBZ-TV and WBZ radio in Boston in 1971.
Dick Stockton - sports anchor and play-by-play of Boston Celtics games (1972–1973 and 1974–75); now a play-by-play commentator with Fox Sports and Turner Sports

KDKA-TV

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He became sports director at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh in 1967, and moved to WBZ-TV and WBZ radio in Boston in 1971.
Dick Stockton – sports reporter (1967–71)

1985 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

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Stockton also was the host at the famous upset of Villanova over Georgetown in 1985.
Brent Musburger First Round (Kentucky–Washington), (Arizona–Alabama), Second Round & Dick Stockton Regional, Final Four served as studio hosts and Bill Raftery Regional, Final Four served as studio analyst.

Tony Siragusa

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From the time he was hired until 2006, he was Fox's second-team announcer for NFL games (behind Pat Summerall and later, Joe Buck), working alongside Matt Millen then Troy Aikman, Daryl Johnston, and Tony Siragusa.
Siragusa usually appeared with Kenny Albert (before Albert, Dick Stockton and Curt Menefee) and Daryl Johnston.

NBA on TNT

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From 1995 to 2015, Stockton called NBA telecasts for Turner's TNT channel.
Other announcers who worked for TNT include Hubie Brown, Dick Stockton, Verne Lundquist, Chuck Daly, Danny Ainge, Reggie Theus, Rex Chapman, John Thompson, Jeff Van Gundy, P. J. Carlesimo, Gary Bender, Matt Devlin, Joel Meyers and Kevin Calabro.

Fox NFL

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Stockton left CBS in 1994 for the newly-formed Fox Sports, which continues to employ him on NFL broadcasts.
Dick Stockton and Matt Millen also came over from CBS and became the network's #2 broadcast team, while James Brown, who had called play-by-play for CBS' game telecasts, was hired to be the studio host.

Major League Baseball on TBS

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From to 2013, Stockton called postseason Major League Baseball games on TBS.
Ernie Johnson, Jr., Dick Stockton and Brian Anderson began handling play-by-play duties in his place.

NHL on Fox

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2007 National League Division Series

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In 2007, he partnered with Ron Darling to call the National League Division Series for the network.

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In 2007, he partnered with Ron Darling to call the National League Division Series for the network.
He was paired with play-by-play man Dick Stockton.

Super Bowl XLII

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Stockton commentated on Super Bowl XXXVIII alongside Daryl Johnston and Super Bowl XLII alongside Sterling Sharpe on the international feed, provided by the NFL Network.
Dick Stockton and Sterling Sharpe were the announcers for the International broadcast.