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 - Cheers for Bruce By HERB LEVIN (General...
Cheers for Bruce By HERB LEVIN (General Manager) Van Patrick, Bob Reynolds, Geor|5e Kell and Ernie Harwell are household names .among Michigan sports fans. All are distinguished in play-by-play announcing.. Consider another name: Bruce Martyn. Bruce, a former Sault Ste. Made resident (his parents reside here), has been -named the "voice" of the Red Wings. He'll be the' top man behind the mike when the Redshiirts launch their 1973-74 campaign next month. Bruce is a seasoned announcer of exceptional exceptional talent He started his play-t^y-play career career while serving as sports directoi of WSOO — a station that has produced many top flight news and sports announcers. As the new chief play-by-play .announcer for the Red Whigs, Bruce will be more than a drum beater for pro hockey. Few announcers can match his background in the pro hockey ranks and the long association has developed into a wonderful love affair. At the drop of a question Bruce can tell you about all National Hockey Leajgue clubs and players . . . the number of career goals by Gordie Howe ... how many shutouts Terry Sawchuk posted while a member of tiie Detroit organization and the number of assisfe credited to Alex Delvecchio. Brace's career as sports announcer^has spanned spanned the past 25 years. He knows sill of the prominent athletic figures and speaks of them in a trenchant and provocative style. iMartyn has brought to his orbit o): fun and games a personal flamboyance that is counterbalanced counterbalanced by sound editorial judgmerdt and an instinct for ferreting out all the nev^5_ Bruce is no drum beater. He is not? reluctant to speak his mind. He has made himself an acknowledged expert on all phases of ^athletics. Pages could be written about Brace's many radio experiences while announciqg major sports events. He Is an inspiration to sill young announcers who aspire to excellent in the broadcast field.

Clipped from The Evening News14 Aug 1973, TuePage 4

The Evening News (Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan)14 Aug 1973, TuePage 4
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