Boomer & Carton: Broadcasting Legend Bob Wolff Enjoys His Visit
The legendary Bob Wolff paid Boomer & Craig a visit in the Allstate Studio on Tuesday morning, and he proved that he’s still got it at the ripe old age of 93.
Craig’s admiration for Mr. Wolff goes way back, and for good reason — he served as a mentor of sorts for a young Craig Carton. Boomer and Wolff are certainly aware of one another, so I guess you could say that mutual respect was abound.
During his visit, Wolff recalled countless memorable stories, from calling Don Larsen’s perfect game to calling the 1958 NFL Championship Game between the Giants and Colts to being the voice of the Westminster Dog Show for 33 years.
In addition to his life in sports, Wolff also had a prominent role in World War II and talked about the ankle injury he suffered while playing baseball at Duke that led to his life in broadcasting.
Before saying goodbye, Wolff offered an honest critique of Craig’s play-by-play work, and although he doesn’t do any “benching” these days, he can just about pick up his grandkids…