Monday, February 20, 2006

Curt Goudy Dead at 86

Curt "The Cowboy" Goudy died at his home in Palm Springs Florida today after a long battle with leukemia. He was 86 years old. Mr. Goudy was most well known as a football and baseball commentator for NBC Sports. He was also an avid outdoorsman and the host of NBC's American Sportsman television show.

"I was a very lucky guy," Gowdy said in 2002. "I grew up in Wyoming. My father was the best fly fisherman in the state. We had free access to prime-time fishing and hunting. The outdoors was a way of life for me. I should have paid them to host 'American Sportsman.' "

Mr. Goudy's passing made news on several media outlets tonight including a post from fellow blogger Pete over at Fishing Jones.


c baring said...

Curt was a really great guy who made sportscasting fun for us young fans to listen to

Anonymous said...

do you know what type of leukemia he had, and when he was diagnosed?

Anonymous said...

Is Curt Goudy's son the owner of Goudy Honda?

Murdock said...

Hmmm? Not sure about that one.