"Neumie" has passed away

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Mike Dowling was solid, too. The Boston sports anchor scene was ridiculously deep back then. What a time that was, the local news dynamic is completely different now.
Totally. Shout out to Mike Crispino as well, above replacement level for local. I don't think we'll see a loaded local sports on air crew like the 80's to mid 90's again.
 

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Totally. Shout out to Mike Crispino as well, above replacement level for local. I don't think we'll see a loaded local sports on air crew like the 80's to mid 90's again.
The crazy thing is that Keith Olberman was a weekend sportscaster for Channel 5 for a little while in the early to mid 80s too. Verrrrrry deep bench.
 

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Mike Dowling was solid, too. The Boston sports anchor scene was ridiculously deep back then. What a time that was, the local news dynamic is completely different now.
The days when we knew all of the local sports anchors and their backups sure seems like a different era. I knew Dowling as an overly aggressive Little League coach when I was a high schooler umping his games.
 

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Yes, we all wax poetic about the likes of Don Gillis, but it was the second generation of TV sportscasters in Boston that was the A-Team, and Nuemie was right in the heart of it. I called him after the 2004 World Series and the glow in both of our voices could have heated up an ice house. He was not only a great reporter and a superb writer, but he was a fan. RIP, my good man.
 

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This was a great call of an old school hockey fight and how I first heard of Neumie. I believe this was on the reverse side of a Brass Bonanza tape…or a tape of Tony Harrington singing the national anthem.
God I miss the Whale.
RIP Neumie
It was on the B side of the Brass Bonanza 45. I still have the record, even though I dont even have a record player anymore.
Lots of great memories listening to him call Whalers games on the radio when I was a kid.