New York sports broadcast icon Bob Wolff dies at age 96
NEW YORK - Legendary sports broadcaster Bob Wolff has died.
The native New Yorker passed away Saturday.
He got his start in the business in 1939 as a student broadcaster at Duke University.
Wolff famously called Yankee Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series and the 1958 NFL championship between the Giants and Colts.
He also worked at Madison Square Garden, calling Knicks and Rangers games.
The Knicks tweeted, "He was a part of the very fabric of Madison Square Garden, the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers for more than six decades."
Wolff was inducted into the baseball hall of fame in 1995.
He also holds the Guinness World Record for the longest Career in Broadcasting, with 73 years.
Bob Wolff was 96 years old.