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Famous Male Sports Commentators

Updated June 8, 2017 5.2k views359 items

List of famous male sports commentators, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male sports commentators list contains the most prominent and top males known for being sports commentators. There are thousand of males working as sports commentators in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic sports commentators have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a sports commentator then the people below should give you inspiration.

List is made up of people like Johnny Esaw and Bill Grigsby.

While this isn't a list of all male sports commentators, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male sports commentators?" and "Who are the best male sports commentators?"
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  • Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Sports Commentators
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    Keith Theodore Olbermann (; born January 27, 1959) is an American sports and political commentator and writer. He currently works for ESPN. Olbermann spent the first 20 years of his career in sports journalism. He was a sports correspondent for CNN and for local TV and radio stations in the 1980s, winning the Best Sportscaster award from the California Associated Press three times. He co-hosted ESPN's SportsCenter from 1992–97. From 1998 to 2001 he was a producer and anchor for Fox Sports Net and a host for Fox Sports' coverage of Major League Baseball. From March 2003 to January 2011 Olbermann hosted the weeknight political commentary program Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC. He... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Sports Commentators
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    Vincent Kennedy McMahon (; born August 24, 1945) is an American professional wrestling promoter and executive, American football executive, and businessman. Since taking over the company from his father in 1982, he has worked in the corporate area of the WWE and behind the scenes. He currently serves as the majority owner, chairman and CEO of WWE as well as founder of Alpha Entertainment, which is the holding company of the American football league the XFL.McMahon has also served as an announcer and professional wrestler in WWE—using a gimmick known by the ring name Mr. McMahon, based on his real life persona. He is a two-time world champion, having won the WWF Championship in 1999 and the... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 75

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  • Christopher James Berman (born May 10, 1955), nicknamed Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He has been an anchor for SportsCenter on ESPN since 1979, joining a month after its initial launch, and hosted the network's Sunday NFL Countdown program from 1985 to 2016. He has also anchored Monday Night Countdown, U.S. Open golf, the Stanley Cup Finals, and other programming on ESPN and ABC Sports. Berman calls play-by-play of select Major League Baseball games for ESPN, which included the Home Run Derby until 2016. A six-time honoree of the National Sports Media Association's "National Sportscaster of the Year" award, Berman was instrumental in establishing ESPN's lasting popularity during the... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 65
    • Birthplace: USA, Connecticut, Greenwich

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  • Monty Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Sports Commentators
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    Monty Hall (born Monte Halparin; August 25, 1921 – September 30, 2017) was a Canadian-American game show host, producer, and philanthropist.Hall was widely known as the long-running host of Let's Make a Deal and for the puzzle named after him, the Monty Hall problem.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 99
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

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