4 – Happy birthday to Yankees’ radio voice John Sterling, born in 1938. Sterling was also the radio play-by-play voice of the New York Islanders from 1975-78.
5 – Hall of Fame boxing announcer Don Dunphy was born, in 1908. Dunphy called more than 2,000 fights on radio and television, from 1939-81. He died on July 22, 1998.
6 – Happy birthday to MSG analyst Ron Duguay, born in 1957.
8 – Famed sports TV pioneer Roone Arledge was born, in 1931. Arledge was president of ABC Sports (1968-86) and ABC News (1977-98). He was noted for creating Monday Night Football (in 1970) and for his Olympics coverage – he produced 10 Games. Arledge died from prostate cancer on December 5, 2002.
8 – Fox Sports airs its first Major League Baseball All-Star Game, in 1997, from Jacobs Field in Cleveland.