Al Michaels was born on 12th November 1944 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an American television sportscaster.
Biography and Career:
Al Michaels was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is the son of Jay Michaels and Lila. He shifted with her family to Los Angeles in 1958. He went to the Alexander Hamilton High School in L.A. he was also a football and baseball player. He completed his graduation in 1962 and then went to Arizona State University. He did his major in radio and television and minored in Journalism. He was a sports writer for ASU's independent student newspaper, The State Press. He was also the member of Sigma Nu Fraternity.
His first job in television was with Chuck Barris Productions, he job was to choose women to appear on The Dating Game. His first spo
rts casting job was in 1964 when he was appointed to do public relations for the Los Angeles Lakers. He was then employed by the team to serve eight games as a color commentator.
He started again his professional broadcasting career in 1968, calling the games of the Hawaii Islanders baseball team in the Pacific Coast League. He also called play-by-play for the University of Hawaii's football and basketball teams as well has high school football games, and was named Hawaii's "Sportscaster of the Year" in 1969.
In 1970, he acted as the attorney Dave Bronstein in an episode of Hawaii Five-O called "Run, Johnny, Run". Christopher Walken was also there in the episode. He moved to Cincinnati, Ohio in 1971 where he became the main announcer for the Cincinnati Reds of Major Leagues Baseball. Then he started covering the regional NFL telecasts for NBC Sports.
Birth name: Alan Richard "Al" Michaels
He was born on 12th November 1944 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He got married to Linda Anne Stamaton in 1966. He has two children Steven and Jennifer.
Why do we like Al Michaels?
We like him because he is a very hardworking person.
Why is Al Michaels Famous?
He is famous for his experience of calling play-by-play of National Football League games.
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