"Let's all take a deep breath as we go to the most dramatic ninth inning in the history of baseball. I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces." - Vin Scully
What would sports be without its legendary announcers calling games? After all, sports is often remembered for the iconic voices who call the play by play, the voices that have defined the greatest moments in the history of sports. These voices have been so powerful and so memorable that they even overshadowed players and guided millions of fans for years through some of the most difficult calls possible, calls that determine legacies for everyone involved. The sports world wouldn't be the same without these great voices.
But how much do you actually know about the best announcers and the most iconic sports calls which they made? Do you know who called Michael Jordan's greatest shots, or the man who always seemed to be around when a perfect game was called in baseball, his voice elegantly in the background, giving us all the details without ruining the moment?
These are the most iconic sports calls in history. If you're up for the challenge, take this quiz and see how many you can remember!