George Putnam was born to announce.
While he lacked the euphonious pipes of, say, a Fenneman or a Frees--
"A Fenneman or a Frees.")
-- he embodied State-of-the-Art professionalism in an age of Magic-Brain record changers.
...of course, 20 years later, by the time I was growing up, it was our parent's world, and serious men were appearing over the CRT in the living room, saying, "You don't have all your marbles!" (Buy some now!) The announcer's edge had progressed to self parody--
--so when, it was said, Mary Tyler Moore's own Ted Baxter
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