After 36 years and 744 games as the “Voice of the New England Patriots,” Gil Santos is retiring.
WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche sat down with Gil Santos prior to the Patriots regular-season finale against the Dolphins, giving him a chance to reflect on some of his favorite memories from the broadcast booth.
Gil Santos may be retiring as the voice of the Patriots at the end of the season, but he will forever be remembered at Gillette Stadium.
Patriots fans will hear the duo of Gil Santos and Gino Cappelletti one last time on Sunday when New England closes out the regular season against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette.
Take a listen as 98.5 The Sports Hub honors Gil Santos and Gino Cappelletti with “Gil And Gino Behind The Mic.”
On Christmas Eve at 6pm and Christmas Day at 9am and 4pm, 98.5 The Sports Hub brings you “Gil and Gino Behind the Mic,” a look back at their amazing broadcasting careers together.
New England Patriots fans can now hear 98.5 The Sports Hub’s broadcasts of Patriots games right here on CBSBostonsports.com.
Football analyst Scott Zolak has been named color commentator for the Patriots Radio Network on 98.5 The Sports Hub.
Next to people in Hollywood, and everything is second to Hollywood when it comes to being incredibly stupid, the world of sports is next. I love sports, played a lot of sports, now watch a lot of sports, but please don’t let ‘em talk. I understand why sports reporters have to talk to them, but God it’s gotta be painful.
To say that Dave epitomized what broadcasting was, and is all about, is not an over-statement. He had the voice, he had the wit, he had the intelligence and most of all, he had the compassionate understanding of his audience, and he used every ounce of his gifts, to serve others.
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