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Charley Steiner (born July 17, 1949) is an American sportscaster. From 2002 to 2004, he was an announcer for New York Yankees radio broadcasts, along with co-host John Sterling, but left after the 2004 season to join the Los Angeles Dodgers alongside Rick Monday and Steve Lyons. Previously he appeared as an anchor on the ESPN television show, SportsCenter, hosted a radio talk show at ESPN radio, and did play-by-play for ESPN baseball and college football broadcasts. July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927 â€¢ 1923 AL Pennants (39) 2003 â€¢ 2001 â€¢ 2000... John Sterling (born July 4, 1948) is an American sportscaster and the radio voice of Major League Baseballs New York Yankees. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) West Division (1969-present) American Association (1884-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1955 NL Pennants (21) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1978 â€¢ 1977 1974 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1955 â€¢ 1953 1952 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 â€¢ 1941 1920 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1900... Rick Monday was an outfielder for several Major League Baseball teams from the mid-1960s into the early 1980s. ... Steve Lyons (born June 3, 1960 in Tacoma, Washington) is a former Major League Baseball player and current television sportscaster. ... ESPN, formerly an abbreviation of Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... SportsCenter is a sports news television show shown every day on ESPN since the network was founded on September 7, 1979. ... Baseball is a team sport in which a player on one team (the pitcher) attempts to throw a hard, fist-sized ball past a player on the other team (the batter), who attempts to hit the baseball with a tapered, smooth cylinder called a bat. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ...


Originally from New York City, Steiner began his career as a newscaster for WIRL radio in Peoria, Illinois, in 1969. He broadcast his first sports show in 1971 for KSTT radio in Davenport, Iowa. After stints in Connecticut and Cleveland, Ohio, Steiner entered the New York broadcasting market in 1978 at WXLO radio. The Empire State Building (right) and the Chrysler Building (left) are easily recognized symbols of New York City to the world. ... Peoria is the largest city on the Illinois River and the county seat of Peoria CountyGR6, Illinois. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 340 km 629 km 4. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Dillon Fountain and Main St. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 26th 145,743 km² 320 km 500 km 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 113 km 177 km 12. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ...


Apart from his knowledge of baseball, Steiner is also known for his knowledge of boxing, a sport in which he covered some major fights for SportsCenter. He won a CableACE award for a program about Muhammad Ali and a Clarion award for his coverage of the Mike Tyson rape trial. Baseball is a team sport in which a player on one team (the pitcher) attempts to throw a hard, fist-sized ball past a player on the other team (the batter), who attempts to hit the baseball with a tapered, smooth cylinder called a bat. ... Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano at Madison Square Garden, 1951 Julio Cesar Chavez and Ivan Robinson at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, 2005 Amir Khan of Britain and Mario Cesar Kindelan Mesa of Cuba at the Athens Olympics, 2004 Boxing, nicknamed the sweet science and also called pugilism or prizefighting... Muhammad Ali-Haj (Arabic: محمد على) born January 17, 1942 (as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. ... Michael Gerard Tyson, (born June 30, 1966, Brooklyn, New York, USA) is a former American professional boxer and World Heavyweight Champion, and is considered by many to be one of the greatest and most feared heavyweight boxers of all time. ...


Steiner was involved in many, often comical, situations during his tenure on ESPN SportsCenter, including one broadcast when Carl Lewis sang the national anthem at a New Jersey Nets NBA game. Amused by hearing Lewis sing, Steiner simply could not contain himself and began laughing during the SportsCenter show that night, not being able to stop himself until the show ended. His famous comment on the event was that the song had apparently been written by "Francis Scott Off-Key". Frederick Carlton Carl Lewis (born July 1, 1961) was a controversial American athlete who won 10 Olympic medals (9 golds) during his career (1984 to 1996), and 8 World Championship gold medals, and 1 bronze (1983 to 1993) but around whom there has always been rumours of performance enhancing drugs... The New Jersey Nets are a National Basketball Association team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... The National Basketball Association, more commonly referred to as the NBA, is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ...


Allegedly, Steiner raised some eyebrows with his calling of Cal Ripken Jr.'s last All-Star Game at Safeco Field in 2001,with comments that made some question the legitimacy of Ripken's home run against Dodgers pitcher Chan Ho Park that day. His comments during that game led some to think that Ripken might have been allowed by Park to hit that home run, in order to '"go out in style". However, the only comment that might be attributed to that end is, "Who wrote this script?", which may have been facetious in nature. Cal Ripken, Jr. ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is an annual exhibition baseball game between the best players from the National League and the American League. ... Safeco Field, sometimes simply referred to as “Safeco” for short or even “The Safe,” is the home of the Seattle Mariners baseball club. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... For other uses of the phrase see Home run (disambiguation) In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run for each runner who was already on... Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) West Division (1969-present) American Association (1884-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1955 NL Pennants (21) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1978 â€¢ 1977 1974 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1955 â€¢ 1953 1952 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 â€¢ 1941 1920 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1900... Chan Ho Park (born June 30, 1973 in Kongju, South Korea) is a Korean baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Major League Baseball Texas Rangers. ...


Steiner was featured on one of the most famous SportsCenter television ads from their This is SportsCenter comical ads campaign. In 1999, amid fears of the Y2K situation, Steiner starred in a SportsCenter ad, where SportsCenter cast spoke about a contingency plan at ESPN's studios after Y2K, and Steiner was featured wearing a tie as a head band (along with Braveheart-style face paint) and screaming the phrase "Follow me to freedom!" He would later scream this phrase at Wrigley Field after singing "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" on August 31, 2005. This is SportsCenter is the name of a series of comical television commercials run by ESPN to promote their SportsCenter sports news show. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The year 2000 problem (also known as the Y2K problem and the millennium bug) was a flaw in computer program design that caused some date-related processing to operate incorrectly for dates and times on and after January 1, 2000. ... Braveheart is an epic American motion picture released in 1995 based on the life of William Wallace, a national hero in Scotland. ... Wrigley Field is a sports stadium in Chicago, Illinois which was built in 1914 for the Chicago Federal League baseball team, the Chicago Whales and which became the home of the Chicago Cubs in 1916. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining, as the final day of August. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On August 9, 2004, Steiner returned to ESPN to co-host an "old school" version of SportsCenter with Bob Ley. August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bob Ley (born March 16, 1955 in Newark, New Jersey) is a sportscaster for the ESPN cable-TV network. ...


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Charley Steiner Information (372 words)
Charley Steiner (born July 17, 1949) is an American sportscaster.
Steiner was involved in many, often comical, situations during his tenure on ESPN's SportsCenter, including one broadcast when Carl Lewis sang the national anthem at a New Jersey Nets NBA game.
Steiner was featured on one of the most famous SportsCenter television promos from their This is SportsCenter comical promo campaign.
Charley Steiner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (518 words)
Charley Steiner (born July 17, 1949) is an American sportscaster.
Steiner was originally hired to fill the void left by Ross Porter's departure.
Charley graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.
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