Bob Robertson named Keith Jackson Award Winner
Washington State Cougars football had Bob Robertson as their announcer for 45 years, he also broadcasts Pacific Lutheran basketball and minor-league baseball.
Now he's the winner of the Keith Jackson Award at the 77th Sports Star of the Year Awards.
Bob is nearing 83.
Bob's a busy guy. You can still find him doing 30 to 35 baseball games of the Class A Spokane Indians and AAA Tacoma Rainiers in the summer.
"I do know Keith," Robertson said the other day from his University Place home, recalling a time in the early 1960s. "I was at Channel 11 doing the Seattle Rainiers on television and he was doing it on radio."
In 2004, Robertson won the Chris Schenkel Award.
Which is named after the longtime ABC voice of college football.
He's also recognized in the College Football Hall of Fame.
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