Archive for June 2nd, 2015

‘’THE SCHONZ’’ IS 86

 


Sportscaster Bill Schonely was the play-by-play announcer tor the
Portland Trail Blazers basketball team for almost three decades. He
began with the teams launch in 1970 and his final year behind the mike
was in 1998.
 

In 2002, Schonely was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame for Broadcasting. In 2012, he was awarded the Curt Gowdy Media Award
from the Basketball Hall of Fame. The voice of the Trail Blazers turned
86 on Monday June 1st.

 

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JERRY MATHERS IS 67 TODAY


Gerald Patrick "Jerry" Mathers was born in Sioux City, Iowa.

Mathers is best known for his role as a child on the CBS/ABC television show,
“Leave It To Beaver” from 1957-1963. He made his first commercial at age 2
for PET Milk and was a model for a department store ad at the young age as
well. Jerry Mathers later became a successful banker and real estate investor.


In 1981, Mathers worked as a disc jockey at KEZY-AM radio in
Anaheim, California.

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