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Edwin "Ty" Tyson

Edwin "Ty" Tyson made history by doing the first play-by-play coverage of a sports event by broadcasting the University of Michigan-Wisconsin football game from Ferry Field in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1942. He broadcast Tiger baseball games from 1927 through 1942. He returned to the airways in 1947 to cover the first telecast for a Tiger team in '47. Ty also did U of M football games. He was a great announcer, very articulate and had a great wit. He was extremely popular and a true gentleman who was loved by all Detroit fans. Inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 1996.

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