Jim Simpson (sportscaster)

Jim Simpson (sportscaster)

Jim Simpson (born December 20, 1927) is a retired American sportscaster, known for his smooth delivery as a play-by-play man and his versatility in covering many different sports. In 1997, he won the Sports Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 2000 he was inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame.

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Jim Simpson (sportscaster) - Quotes and Comments
... Although he covered many sports, Simpsonfavored football and basketball ... of the Game (1987), author Curt Smith quotes Simpsonon the subject "You do basketball and football, and their action carries you along ... game's stream along." This led Smith to comment, "A baseball artist Simpsonwas not," and even describe him as "chillingly indifferent" to baseball ...

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    Just kids! That’s about the craziest argument I’ve ever heard. Every criminal in the world was a kid once. What does it prove?
    —Theodore Simonson. Irvin S. Yeaworth, Jr.. Jim Bird, The Blob, responding to the suggestion that they not lock up the teens pulling the alien “prank,” (1958)

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