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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Don Chevrier (December 29, 1937 – December 17, 2007) was a television and radio sports announcer. He was born in Toronto, Ontario.

Biography

Early life and career

He began his broadcasting career at CJCA in Edmonton, Alberta at the age of 16 covering high school sports for radio. From 1972 to 1981, he was co-host of Curling Classic, a television program on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) that was earlier hosted by Alex Trebek. In 1972, Chevrier was the ringside commentator for the World Heavyweight Championship between Joe Frazier and Ron Stander.

Toronto Blue Jays, CFL, Ottawa Senators

In 1977, he became the original television voice of the Toronto Blue Jays Major League Baseball team. He spent the next 20 years as a commentator on the Jays' television broadcast crew. He called Nolan Ryan's 7th no-hitter as the Rangers' hurler tossed the no-no against the Blue Jays on May 1, 1991. Throughout the 1970s, he broadcast curling and the Canadian Football League for CBC, calling several Grey Cups as well as Briers. In the early 1980s he moved to CTV, where he remained a fixture in its sports department into the early nineties. In 1991, he called the Canada Cup hockey tournament for the network and from 1992–93 until 1997–98 he was the television voice for the NHL's Ottawa Senators for CHRO-TV, working alongside Greg Millen.

Olympic Games broadcasts

Chevrier also provided television network coverage of the Olympic Games for North American audiences since 1972, working for the CBC, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), and the CTV Television Network before moving on to NBC. More recently, he covered events at the 2004 Summer Olympics, including badminton, table tennis, and synchronized swimming for NBC, and, along with longtime partner, Don Duguid, called curling at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin for NBC.

Personal life and death

Chevrier resided in Palm Harbor, Florida until his death. He died December 17, 2007, at home, 12 days before his 70th birthday, after battling an undisclosed blood disorder.[1]

References

  1. ^ Houston, William (2007-12-18). "'Voice of God' silenced". Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2009-03-22.

External links

Preceded by
Don Wittman
CBC Sports Lead Curling announcer
1969–1982
Succeeded by
Don Wittman
Preceded by
None
TSN Lead Curling announcer
1984–1985
Succeeded by
Vic Rauter
This page was last edited on 30 September 2020, at 09:43
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