Rich2176 offers this update: I’ve attached a couple of pictures from Rob’s tournament this past Monday, July 26 which was held at Angeles National Golf Club.
Only problem: that job was at a small Country station, which no one listened to…Even ME! His nomadic jock journey took him to Indianapolis as pd for WNTR and later, was transferred to Memphis by Entercom.He was shuffled between foster homes until he was adopted by the Babcock family.While he was in his delinquent teen years, John was sentenced to two years in the Boys Republic of Chino.Beginning in the summer of 1957 he broadcast interviews from the upper deck of the “Big White Steamer” that crossed the channel from San Pedro to Avalon. He was briefly the announcer of the California Angels but his strength was behind the scenes.Life magazine carried a photo of Carl’s broadcast and he was made a “Commodore of the in 1925, he was a color commentator and producer of sports projects at KMPC for decades. Steve worked with such popular sportscasters as Bob Kelley and Dick Enberg, and produced game broadcasts of the Pacific Coast League L. He began his career in 1946, moving right out of college to go to work in his hometown of He died November 24, 1995, of complications following treatment for lymphoma. Sports announcer Dick Enberg reflected for Larry Stewart in the LA Times: "Steve was a producer before there were producers.