Curt GowdyHe was the big voice that defined an era. Gowdy spent 15 seasons sportscasting Red Sox games before going national. He won 13 Emmy Awards and was the first sportscaster to win a Peabody Award.
He called Carl Yastrzemski's first at-bat and Ted Williams's last.
Pictured: Gowdy attended a tribute for baseball great Ted Williams on July 22, 2002, at Fenway Park.