The Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters inducted, Mike Lange, the "Voice of the Pittsburgh Penguins" into its Hall of Fame today.
"It is an honor to recognize and salute a broadcaster with such talent," said Richard Wyckoff, PAB's President. "He is unique in professional sports, not only for his 36 seasons with the Penguins, but for his creative and colorful style of play-by-play announcing. Mike makes you feel as if you are in the arena with him. He makes magic happen and the game comes alive on the radio."
PAB's Hall of Fame includes legendary broadcasters as Dr. Frank Conrad, founder KDKA AM, Frances Doherr Sturtevant, America's first female radio general manager (WCAE/WTAE), Joe Baudino, Westinghouse, Bill Burns, KDKA TV, Bill Cardille, WPXI TV, Dick Clark, Fran Fisher, the Voice of Penn State Football, Leo Rosenberg, America's first newscaster, Ron Davenport, Sheridan Broadcasting and Warren Maurer, Westinghouse Broadcasting.
PAB represents all the free-over-the-air broadcasters serving the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.