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Dick Stockton

Sportscaster
Male
Born Oct 12, 1942

Dick Stockton is an American sportscaster. He is currently employed by Fox Sports and Turner Sports as a football, baseball, and basketball play-by-play announcer.

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  • New Director Named For Charleston Metro Band
    Charleston Daily Mail - Sep 02, 2012

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1942 Birth Born on November 22, 1942.

TEENAGE

1960 17 Years Old Stockton was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Forest Hills High School in Queens, New York, graduating in 1960.

TWENTIES

1964 21 Years Old He went on to college at Syracuse University, where he received his degree in political science in 1964.
1965 22 Years Old In 1965, he began his sportscasting career at local radio and television stations in Philadelphia.
1967 24 Years Old He became sports director at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh in 1967, and moved to WBZ-TV and WBZ radio in Boston in 1971. … Read More

THIRTIES

1975 32 Years Old 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. … Read More
1978 35 Years Old 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. … Read More
1979 36 Years Old In addition, he was the host of the Pan American Games in San Juan in 1979, and covered swimming and diving at the Pan American Games in Edmonton and Caracas. … Read More

FORTIES

1992 49 Years Old When CBS began covering the Winter Olympics, Stockton was assigned to cover speed skating in France in 1992 and two years later, he called the speed skating events in the 1994 Norway Games including Dan Jansen's record-breaking triumph of the 1000 meter gold medal as well as the gold medal victories of Bonnie Blair.

FIFTIES

1994 51 Years Old Stockton left CBS in 1994 for Fox Sports, which continues to employ him on NFL and Major League Baseball telecasts. … Read More
1995 52 Years Old From 1995 to 2015, Stockton has called NBA telecasts for Turner's TNT channel.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2004 61 Years Old …  In 2004, he began doing part-time local television work for the San Antonio Spurs. … Read More
2010 67 Years Old 1 More Event
Starting in 2010, Dick assumed play-by-play duties for Miami Dolphins preseason games on WFOR; he substituted for Jimmy Cefalo as play-by-play on the Dolphins' radio call of the team's Monday Night Football game against the New England Patriots on October 4, 2010. … Read More
2013 70 Years Old From to 2013, Stockton called postseason Major League Baseball games on TBS.
2014 71 Years Old Stockton is married to Jamie Drinkwater. The couple were married July 31, 2014 at her family's home in New York, on the St. Lawrence River.
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