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Encyclopedia > Spencer Ross

Spencer Ross is an acclaimed sports broadcaster. With the exception of the New York Mets, Ross has called play-by-play for every New York/New Jersey sports franchise ,including the New York Yankees, Nets and Knicks of the NBA, and New York Jets and Giants of the NFL. He has also called games for the Americans of the ABA and, in the NHL, for the New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders and the New York Rangers. The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... The New York Knicks, short for Knickerbockers, are a professional basketball team based in New York City. ... “NBA” redirects here. ... For information about the ABA that began in 2000 see American Basketball Association (21st century). ... NHL redirects here. ... The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York, a city located on Long Island. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, New York, U.S.A.. Playing their home games at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers are one of the oldest teams in the National Hockey League, and are part of the group of teams referred...

Ross's mentor was the legendary Marty Glickman who tutored Ross at ar around the same time as his more well-known pupil, Marv Albert. In fact, in discussing his two star pupils (Albert & Ross), Glickman once noted that Ross was one of the best, if not the best Radio play-by-player ever to call a game citing his distinctive voice and ability to make smooth transitions during game play. Further, Phil Rizzuto, one of Ross's broadcasting partners during his three-year tenure with the Yankees was once quoted as saying that Ross "was one of the best" he had ever worked with during his illustrious career.

Indeed, Ross is a legend in the New York area and is well-known as one of the "good guys" in the business who does not for the fame, but for the love of his work.

Ross attended Florida State University on a basketball scholarship and, while there, called baseball and basketball games for the Seminoles. The Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[4] is a public research university located in Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida. ...

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