[Grantland Rice at Microphone]

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1937
Grantland Rice Papers, Vanderbilt University Special Collections

Grantland Rice became the first play-by-play announcer to be carried live on radio during the 1922 World Series. Going beyond the print media, Rice began broadcasting over radio regularly with the 1930s Coca-Cola Top Notchers. Over the course of the next twenty-five years, Grantland Rice appeared in over 2,000 radio programs, mostly sports interview programs.

Title

[Grantland Rice at Microphone]

Publisher

Grantland Rice Papers, Vanderbilt University Special Collections

Date

1937

Description

Grantland Rice became the first play-by-play announcer to be carried live on radio during the 1922 World Series. Going beyond the print media, Rice began broadcasting over radio regularly with the 1930s Coca-Cola Top Notchers. Over the course of the next twenty-five years, Grantland Rice appeared in over 2,000 radio programs, mostly sports interview programs.

Type

Original Format

Photograph

Files

03-Grantland_Rice-300dpi.jpg

Citation

Nathan, Lewis F., “[Grantland Rice at Microphone],” Gallery, accessed October 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1.