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Gowdy (far right), who went from being the voice of the Red Sox for 15 seasons to becoming America's premier sportscaster in the late '60s and early '70s, died of leukemia Feb. 20 at his Palm Beach, Fla., home. He was 86. Pictured at left are ABC Broadcasters Don Meredith (left), Al DeRogatis (center), and Gowdy.   <img src='http://cache.boston.com/bonzai-fba/File-Based_Image_Resource/dingbat_arrow_icon.gif' alt='' title='' height='9' width='4' border='0' /> Read the obituary
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Curt Gowdy
Gowdy (far right), who went from being the voice of the Red Sox for 15 seasons to becoming America's premier sportscaster in the late '60s and early '70s, died of leukemia Feb. 20 at his Palm Beach, Fla., home. He was 86. Pictured at left are ABC Broadcasters Don Meredith (left), Al DeRogatis (center), and Gowdy.   Read the obituary
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