Win Elliot, (May 7, 1915 - September 17, 1998)

He was an American television and radio sportscaster and game show host who was best known for his long tenures as a play-by-play broadcaster of NHL New York Rangers and NBA New York Knicks games and host of Sports Central USA on the CBS Radio Network. Born Irwin Elliot Shalek in Chelsea, Massachusetts and a graduate of the University of Michigan, Elliot did Rangers games through the 1950s and 60s, alternating with other announcers of the era, depending on what stations held rights and who sponsored the games. Elliot broadcast boxing matches on the NBC radio network during the 1950s. From 1947 to 1949, he was the emcee of Quick As a Flash, a radio quiz program which featured drama segments with guest actors from radio detective shows. On TV, he replaced Jay Jackson as host of the nighttime version of the popular quiz show Tic-Tac-Dough, for the last 13 weeks of the show's nighttime run, before that program was taken off the air in the fallout from the quiz show scandals that had erupted not long before. Elliot was also a guest host on other game shows, including Beat the Clock and Win with a Winner. But Elliot became far better known as a sportscaster.WIKIPEDIA

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