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Chris Schenkel
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I was not aware that you were gone these many years. Thank you for your professionalism and more importantly you service in two brutal wars!
- charles campbell
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014
 

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 
A credit to his profession. May you be at peace.
- marie williams
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 

- John
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 

- czgrammy
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 

- sniksnak
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 

- R I P
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 

- Lazer
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 

- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 

- R I P
 Added: Aug. 21, 2014
 

- elaine bailey
 Added: Aug. 21, 2014
 

- Cheryll Cotten
 Added: Aug. 21, 2014
 
You were remembered today.
- John Robertson
 Added: Jul. 18, 2014
 
Simply the best. Rest in God's Peace, Chris.
- Bucky Hydal
 Added: Dec. 8, 2013
 

- R I P
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
 

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
 

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
 

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
 

- czgrammy
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
 

- angel6903
 Added: Aug. 21, 2013
 

- angel6903
 Added: Aug. 21, 2013
 

- R I P
 Added: Aug. 21, 2013
 

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Aug. 21, 2013
 

- czgrammy
 Added: Aug. 21, 2013
 

- David Wend
 Added: Aug. 21, 2013
 

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Aug. 21, 2013
 
Chris, Rest in peace; they were playing a cut of old golf championships; your voice came out of the speakers and I looked up your bio in Wikipedia; it was you! and had to come and pay my respects to that very recognizable voice: the 1968 US Open, no less. Trevino and Nicklaus. 45 years ago; I recognized your voice, today.
- Whitney Muse, enbeuu
 Added: May. 28, 2013
 
thank you for serving our country Chris! also, a big thank you for coming into our homes during the bowling telecasts on ABC!
- Doug
 Added: May. 4, 2013
 

- Steve
 Added: May. 1, 2013
 

- Mark V.
 Added: Sep. 11, 2012
 

- czgrammy
 Added: Sep. 11, 2012
 

- Maggie Mac
 Added: Sep. 11, 2012
 

- Lone Wolf
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012
 

- David Wend
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012
 

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012
 

- Seagull
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012
 

- la vita eterna
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012
 
Saturday afternoons with you and Bo are some of my fondest memories, both on the tube & in person. You'll never be forgotten. :)
- Mike F
 Added: Apr. 14, 2012
 
Rest in Peace.
- Eamonn
 Added: Sep. 11, 2011
 

- Sharon
 Added: Sep. 11, 2011
 

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Sep. 11, 2011
 

- Mike
 Added: Sep. 11, 2011
 

- czgrammy
 Added: Sep. 11, 2011
 
We'll never forget your Mr. Schenkel. Bowling just isn't the same without your voice.
- Enigro Montoya
 Added: Aug. 21, 2011
 

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Aug. 21, 2011
 

- czgrammy
 Added: Aug. 21, 2011
 
Here is an excerpt from his obituary in the New York Times:***********Mr. Schenkel came to prominence in 1952 as the television voice of the football Giants; his baritone became the vocal accompaniment to the team's loss to the Baltimore Colts in the 1958 National Football League championship game, a seminal broadcast in the league's history.*****Mr. Schenkel, popular locally and nationally through calling the Giants, the Triple Crown horse races and the Masters golf tournament on CBS, had his profile enlarged after he was hired by ABC Sports in 1965.***"It was Chris Schenkel who put ABC Sports on the map," said Dennis Lewin, a former ABC executive. "It was Chris who gave us credibility."***Along with Curt Gowdy on NBC, Mr. Schenkel embodied the role of the big-game announcer, as ABC's primary Olympic anchorman and its top college football, National Basketball Association and bowling announcer.***Mr. Schenkel grew up on a farm in Bippus, Ind. The radio sportscasts of Ted Husing and Bill Stern fascinated him, but he also showed a musical bent, as part of a duo with his younger brother, Phil, that played live shows and performed on the radio. Mr. Schenkel sang and played guitar; in later years, he indulged his love of jazz piano with his friend Eddie Condon.***Mr. Schenkel earned a pre-med degree at Purdue University, a path that was inspired by his family doctor, but he still pursued sportscasting.***Mr. Schenkel was involved in American Indian affairs; in 1974, decades after Mr. Schenkel's father confronted bigotry against descendants of the local Miami Indians, the tribe's council made him an honorary chieftain, calling him Mo-Nu, which means speaker: one liked by all people.***Despite his varied career, Mr. Schenkel knew that he might be best remembered for calling the Professional Bowlers Association Tour, which he remained with until ABC stopped carrying it in 1997.****"I grew up with bowling," Mr. Schenkel said. "I never looked down on it. I've enjoyed it as much as anything except the Olympics."
- SixDogTeam
 Added: Apr. 28, 2011
 
A GOOD DOWN TO EARTH GUY...I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THE DAY IN THE LATE 1980's WHEN WE PUT TOGETHER THE UPCOMING OLYMPIC VOICE WORK PROMO's IN MY SARASOTA FLORIDA STUDIO
- Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 12, 2011
 
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