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Al Michaels

Al Michaels Relives the Earthquake Game

by Anthony Pucik

Wikimedia Commons

25 years ago yesterday, Game 3 for the 1989 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics was interrupted by an earthquake, and Al Michaels was there to announce it all. Kyle Kesses talked with the Vin Scully Award winner about the game and what it was like. You can also take a look at the full piece here

Costas and Papa at the 2012 WFUV Gala

by Mack Rosenberg

May 10, 2012 marked the fifth annual WFUV Gala. The event took place in New York City at Gotham Hall.

Al Michaels, this year's winner of the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting, was unable to attend and asked Bob Costas to accept the award on his behalf.

Bob was kind enough to sit down with me and discuss Al, WFUV, and what becoming a broadcaster today is all about.

WFUV Gala Honors Al Michaels

by Chris Hilk
NBC

Last Thursday night WFUV’s annual Gala honored one of the greats in the sports broadcasting industry as Al Michaels received the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award. Michaels joins Scully, Dick Enberg, Ernie Harwell, and Pat Summerall in the exclusive club.

Al Michaels: Seizing the Moment

by Kyle Kesses

Photos Courtesy NBC

“Al Michaels is the greatest play-by-play broadcaster who has ever lived.” That distinction was provided by Drew Esocoff, director of NBC Sunday Night Football, in one of nine interviews conducted in the making of Al Michaels: Seizing The Moment. Over the past 40 years, Michaels has been the lyricist of many of the greatest American sports moments.