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Warner William Wolf was born in 1937. He began as a radio broadcaster in 1961, doing news, weather, and sports for WLSI in Pikeville, Kentucky. He then moved on to radio jobs in Martinsburg, West Virginia and Washington DC at WTOP radio before landing a sports television role in 1965 at Channel 9, then WTOP-TV. There he became very well-known as the sports anchor. He also did play-by-play announcing of local college and professional basketball, football, and baseball games. In 1975, Wolf gained an ABC Sports network role, working on "Monday Night Baseball" telecasts and as a host for coverage of football and the Olympics. He thus returned to that position with a job at WABC-TV in NYC in 1976, and then in 1980 moved to rival NYC station WCBS-TV. In June 1992, he went back to Channel 9, now WUSA-TV, as sports anchor, replacing Glenn Brenner, who died earlier that year. Not generating ratings, Wolf was dismissed in August 1995. Between 1996 and 1997, Wolf was the guest host of "The Tony Kornheiser Show" WTEM radio until he moved to NYC as a substitute sports anchor on the "Imus In The Morning" show when the regular sports anchor, Mike Breen, was away. Because of his work on Imus, Wolf went back to WCBS-TV as the sports anchor in 1998. He stayed there until May 2004. Wolf soon was hired by radio station WABC-AM. Wolf hosts a Saturday sports talk show on NYC's 1050 ESPN Radio. Wolf's trademarks: "Lets go to the videotape" and his "Boo Of The Week." His father was Jack Wolf, an employee of Ted Healy, the man who founded the Three Stooges. Thanks to Wikipedia for some of the above information.....


Just above: Warner Wolf in his first round at Channel 9, with Gordon Peterson and Maureen Bunyan (now both with Channel 7). Plus a shot of Warner on Imus's radio show, and (at left), Warner at NYC's WCBS-TV, and his lack of height.....

An ad featuring Wolf (below)...


Wolf at age 12 (below)