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Gowdy, Curtlocked

(31 July 1919–20 February 2006)
  • Bruce J. Evensen


Gowdy, Curt (31 July 1919–20 February 2006), sportscaster, was born in Green River, Wyoming, to Edward Curtis Gowdy, a devoted fly fisherman and outdoorsman and dispatcher for the Union Pacific Railroad, and Ruth Smith. Curt grew up in Cheyenne.

Gowdy loved to fly-fish for trout with his father and eagerly listened to infant radio, where the announcer ...

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