Earl Gillespie Historical

Earl Gillespie Historical (HM1VNS)

Location: Friol, Galicia 27228 Lugo
Country: Spain

N 43° 2.517', W 7° 54.967'

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Legendary sports broadcaster Earl Gillespie will forever be known as the "Voice of the Milwaukee Braves" even though he was a voice for the entire state's sports product. Gillespie called 11 years of Braves baseball on the radio from 1953-1964. His longest radio tenure was as voice of Wisconsin Badger football for 30 years from 1957-1986. Gillespie's radio career also took him to the Green Bay Packers broadcast booth (1952-1956), three NFL Championship Games (1953-1955) and two World Series (1957-1958). Gillespie was the sports director at WITI-TV in Milwaukee for 21 years until his retirement in 1985. Gillespie is an eight-time winner of the "Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year" Award, including four consecutive years from 1966-1969. Inducted - 2001
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Year Placed2001
Placed ByPresented to the Hall of Fame by Trophy Athletic Supply Company
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 13th, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)29T E 588285 N 4766043
Decimal Degrees43.04195000, -7.91611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 2.517', W 7° 54.967'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 2' 31.02" N, 7° 54' 58.02" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 Lugar O Cibreiro, Friol Galicia 27228, ES
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