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Encyclopedia > Al Trautwig

Al Trautwig is a commentator with the MSG Network, NBC and Versus. He does the pre-game and post-game shows for the New York Knicks and New York Rangers, as well as fill-in play-by-play for both teams. The Madison Square Garden Network, now shortened to simply MSG, is a regional cable television and radio network serving the New York City area. ... This article is about the television network. ... Versus (previously known as OLN until a name change on September 25, 2006) is a cable television sports channel owned by Comcast and shown in the United States. ... “Knicks” redirects here. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York, New York, U.S.A. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Play-by-play, in broadcasting, is a North American term and means the reporting of a sporting event with a voiceover describing the details of the action of the game in progress. ...


Notably, since 2004 he has anchored coverage of the Tour de France (he had previously covered the Tour for ABC when he worked for them in the 1980s), the Olympics, and NBC's coverage of the Arena Football League. For other uses, see Tour de France (disambiguation). ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Olympic Games Summer Olympic Games Medal count Winter Olympic Games Medal count Olympic sports Medal counts Participating NOCs Olympic symbols Olympics WikiProject Olympics Portal Athens 2004 • Beijing 2008 Torino 2006 • Vancouver 2010 ... This article is about the television network. ... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ...


In 2005 and 2006, he also co-anchored USA Network's coverage of the US Open tennis tournament. Trautwig also had a cameo in the movie Cool Runnings as an announcer for the bobsled competition. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... USA Network is a popular American cable television network with about 89 million household subscribers as of 2005. ... Cool Runnings is a 1993 comedy film directed by Jon Turteltaub. ...


Since 2000, Trautwig has taken over the spot long covered by John Tesh of hosting U.S. national and international gymnastics competitions, including the 2000 and 2004 Olympic games. Trautwig's co-hosts are former Olympic Gold medalist Tim Daggett and former Canadian champion gymnast Elfi Schlegel. Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... John Frank Tesh (born July 9, 1952) is an American pianist and composer of new age and contemporary Christian music. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, and kinesthetic awareness, such as handsprings, handstands, split leaps, aerials and cartwheels. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... UCLA Graduate who competed in the 1984 Olympics as a gymnast. ... Elfi Schlegel (b. ...


The 2000 New York Sportscaster of the Year, Trautwig has covered the last eight Olympic games, and has won New York Sports Emmys for his coverage of the Yankees, Knicks, and Rangers. Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... “Knicks” redirects here. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York, New York, U.S.A. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ...


In 2006, he hosted the new MSG show called Al Trautwig's MSG Vault, which featured vintage and sometimes discovered lost footage of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Madison Square Garden Network, now shortened to simply MSG, is a regional cable television and radio network serving the New York City area. ... “Knicks” redirects here. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York, New York, U.S.A. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ...


In the 1980s Trautwig hosted USA Network's coverage of the National Hockey League; one off-beat feature that he did was to interview a water fountain. USA Network is a popular American cable television network with about 89 million household subscribers as of 2005. ... NHL redirects here. ... The worlds highest fountain: King Fahds Fountain in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Three traditional fountain features: a low jet, a pair of raised basins, and sculpture with a water theme, here hippocamps (Villa Borghese, Rome) A traditional fountain is an arrangement where water issues from a source (Latin fons...


In addition to his current duties, at the beginning of the 2006 football season Trautwig became a radio host as well, hosting the radio version of NBC's Football Night in America for Westwood One, which co-produces the show (called NBC NFL Sunday) with the network. However, Trautwig left the show in the middle of the season. Radio broadcasts have been a popular entertainment since the 1910s, though popularity has declined a little in some countries since television became widespread. ... Football Night in America is the studio show preceding NBCs broadcasts of Sunday night National Football League (NFL) games starting in the 2006 NFL season. ... Westwood One, Inc. ...


Trautwig was a stick-boy for the New York Islanders in their early days in the NHL and a ball boy for the New York Nets when they played in the ABA. The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, a hamlet located on Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. ... The New Jersey Nets are a National Basketball Association team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... For the league that began in 1999, see American Basketball Association (2000-). The American Basketball Association (ABA) was a professional basketball league founded in 1967, and eventually merged, in part, with the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...


Trautwig was one of the original hosts for Classic Sports Network when it was founded in 1996. ESPN Classic features reruns of famous sporting events, sports documentaries, and sports themed movies. ...


From 1991-2001 Al was host of the MSG Network NY Yankees pre and postgame show and also was in the booth for a few innings per game. Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ...


Trautwig is currently a cycling commentator for the Versus cable network's coverage of the Tour de France(2007) For other uses, see Tour de France (disambiguation). ...


External links

  • MSG's Al Trautwig bio

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Yesterday, Al wondered aloud why there weren't more camera shots of Lance, which is comparable to wondering why baseball doesn't show continuous footage of Sammy Sosa in the field waiting for a ball to be hit to him; or sitting on the bench waiting for his turn at bat.
Al, there's a game going on out there, and the cameras are where the action is. Lance is just waiting for his turn at the plate, which will come soon enough.
It seems to me that Al's job is to ask questions that someone who is new to the sport might ask, in order to better educate the American public about the sport of cycling.
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Al Trautwig does not pander to those who want crudity and are mindless.
Trautwig’s sincerity, modesty, and pride in his work are apparent when Trautwig relates anecdotes and personal incidents to his audience.
Al Trautwig is an integral part of the Yankees’ excellence.
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