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Walter Hill died last night

Discussion in 'The Tiger's Den' started by mctiger, Apr 20, 2014.

  1. mctiger

    mctiger Kenny HIlliard, Beast Staff Member

  2. cajdav1

    cajdav1 Soldiers are real hero's

    Funny thing is, I grew up listening to him but never remembered his name, only Ferguson.
     
  3. kcal

    kcal Veteran Member

    spent many a saturday night glued to the radio listening to fergurson and hill.
     
  4. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

    A lot of us did kcal. Nothing like a Saturday night in the fall listening to John & Walter call the action from Tiger Stadium.
     
  5. LSUDad

    LSUDad Senior Member

    RIP Mr Hill
     
  6. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

    Something doesn't add up. The death of a Tiger broadcasting legend gets 4 posts and a cartoon character 4 pages.
     
  7. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

    Walter Hill stopped broadcasting before most of these people were born.
     
  8. cajdav1

    cajdav1 Soldiers are real hero's

    The younger fans don't realize what life was like before the NCAA lost the court battle over control of cfb and the television rights.

    Most weekends there were only 3 or 4 games broadcast so we had to listen to the games on the radio & use our imagination if we couldn't go to the games.

    I think I might have run the battery down in my mother's car a few times listening to the pre-game, game and post game shows.
     
  9. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

    And football fans all over the country listened to LSU games on the radio because we played night games when most of the other teams were done for the day. And the LSU network had two 50,000 watt clear channels, WWL and KWKH, that could be heard almost anywhere in the country at night.
     
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  10. Winston1

    Winston1 Senior Member

    You could get WWL clear out to the west coast. We listened to LSU football in 1964 & 5 on WWL when we lived outside of San Francisco.
     

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