Monday, August 15, 2011

Radio Sports Broadcaster Ted Tevan Dies At 78

Photo: Ted Tevan died at age 78. Photograph by: File photo, The Gazette file photo

Ted Tevan Dies At 78 -- Montreal Gazette

NFB documentary on his life expected within next two years

Ted Tevan, a longtime radio sports broadcaster in Montreal, died Friday night of a heart attack following surgery on a broken hip suffered the previous day in a fall at his N.D.G. home. He was 78.

The blunt, raspy-voiced open-line host was known for the expression “You’re gone!” while cutting off some callers, followed by an unmistakable ratta-tat-tat of a machine-gun.

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My Comment: Many a late night when I went with my friends to the local hot-dog joint, his was a voice that we always listened to.

He will be missed.

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