Van Patrick

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Van Patrick (August 15, 1916 – September 29, 1974) was an American sportscaster. He is best known for his play-by-play work with the Detroit Lions and Detroit Tigers.[1] Patrick called Lions games from 1950 until his death in 1974[2]

In addition he called play-by-play for the Cleveland Indians and MLB on Mutual. For football he called play-by-play for the NFL on Mutual and Notre Dame Fighting Irish football. He also called boxing for Mutual Radio.

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  1. The Official Site of The Detroit Tigers: History: Tigers All-Time Broadcasters
  2. "Van "The 'Ol Announcer" Patrick". Archived from the original on 2006-06-18. Retrieved 2012-10-02.