1996 – Dick Enberg

Born in Armada, Michigan, on January 9,1935, legendary sportscaster Dick Enberg has won 14 Emmy Awards for his outstanding work. He is the only person to have received Emmys as a sportscaster, writer, and producer. Along with his Emmys, Enberg has received many other award including the Curt Gowdy Award from the Basketball Hall of Fame, the Pete Rozelle Award from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the Ronald Reagan Media Award. He has also been named National Sportscaster of the Year three times. Enberg began his career as a full-time sportscaster in 1965, as the radio and television voice of the California Angels, Los Angeles Rams, and UCLA Basketball. During his ten years working as a Los Angeles sportscaster he was named California Sportscaster of the Year four times. Then in 1975, he was hired by NBC to broadcast college basketball. He worked at NBC for 25 years before moving to CBS in 2000 to do play-by-play of the NFL on CBS. During his time as a sportscaster Enberg has broadcast 43 seasons of the NFL, 25 college basketball seasons, 14 NCAA Mens Basketball Championships, 10 Super Bowls, 9 Rose Bowls, 6 Orange Bowls, 4 Olympics, 7 Australian Opens, 23 French Opens, 26 Wimbledon championships, 10 U.S. Opens (Tennis), 7 Masters, 5 PGA Championships, 5 U.S. Opens (Golf), and many other sporting events. For his outstanding accomplishments as a sportscaster Enberg was inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriter Hall of Fame on April 29, 1996