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Bob Lamey (born December 23, 1938) is an American sportscaster, formerly the radio play-by-play announcer for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. Lamey had been "The Voice of the Colts" since the team moved to Indianapolis in 1984, except from 1992-94, until his retirement in 2018.

Lamey has previously served as radio voice of the NBA's Indiana Pacers (1977–84) and two defunct hockey teams, the Indianapolis Racers of the WHA and the Indianapolis Checkers of the IHL. Lamey was affectionately known as "Hockey Bob" upon first arriving on the Indianapolis sports scene in the 1970s. Lamey is also a previous Sports Director of Indianapolis radio station WIBC and, from 1988 to 2000, worked as a turn reporter on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network. He also provided play-by-play for the national telecast of the 100th Monon Bell Classic.

Prior to coming to Indianapolis, Lamey served for five years as the voice of the ABA's Carolina Cougars. He served as sports director of WSOC-TV in Charlotte, NC, after the departure of Bill "Mouth of the South" Currie. Lamey also broadcast Charlotte Checkers (Eastern Hockey League) games from 1964 to 1968 on WSOC 930AM.

Personal life

Lamy was born in Chester, Pennsylvania but grew up in Victoria, Texas. He graduated from Texas Christian University and later earned a master's degree from Ohio University. Lamey lives with his second wife, Kim, in Indianapolis. He has three daughters, two stepdaughters, and one stepson. He has seven grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.

Lamey is a "die-hard" New York Yankees fan.

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