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Chuck Thompson
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Baltimore M.D. 1996
Born (1921-06-10)June 10, 1921
Died March 6, 2005(2005-03-06) (aged 83)

Charles L. "Chuck" Thompson (June 10, 1921–March 6, 2005) was an American sportscaster. He is best known for his broadcasts of Major League Baseball's Baltimore Orioles and the National Football League's Baltimore Colts.

In January 2009, the American Sportscasters Association ranked Thompson 34th on its list of Top 50 Sportscasters of All Time.

His other jobs besides the Orioles include these:

  • Philadelphia Athletics play-by-play
  • Philadelphia Phillies play-by-play
  • Temple Owls football play-by-play
  • Villanova Wildcats football play-by-play
  • St. Louis Browns play-by-play
  • Washington Senators play-by-play
  • NFL on CBS play-by-play
  • Baltimore Colts play-by-play
  • Duckpins and Dollars Host
  • NFL on DuMont play-by-play
  • NFL on NBC play-by-play (Thompson ended up calling the first ever overtime period in NFL history.)
  • MLB on NBC play-by-play
  • MLB on NBC Radio play-by-play
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