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Bill Schonely

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Birthday ***, 1929
Place of Birth Norristown, Pennsylvania
Age 92 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
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William W. Schonely, nicknamed "The Schonz", is an American sports broadcaster who was the play-by-play announcer for the Portland Trail Blazers for almost three decades, from the team's launch in 1970 until 1998. A native of Pennsylvania, he worked in radio in Louisiana and Seattle before settling in Portland, Oregon. In addition to his work for the Blazers, he has been a sportscaster for Major League Baseball games, several minor league baseball teams, college sports, National Hockey League games, and junior ice hockey.

Born William W. Schonely, Jun 1, 1929, Norristown, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Other names The Schonz, Mr. Rip City
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About Bill Schonely

Sports broadcaster who worked in radio and covered games for the Blazers before focusing his career primarily on the MLB and NHL.

Bill Schonely before fame

He stuttered as a kid but still found work at a local radio station.

Achievement of Bill Schonely

He announced for LSU football and basketball events as well as a few rodeos.

Bill Schonely family life

He was born to Walter and Juanita Schonely.

Associations of Bill Schonely

He and Dale Murphy were both inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Bill Schonely

  • Portland Trail Blazers broadcasters
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  • Seattle Pilots broadcasters
  • American sports announcers
  • National Hockey League broadcasters
  • National Basketball Association broadcasters
  • College basketball announcers in the United States

Latest information about Bill Schonely updated on June 14 2021.