Chip Cipolla

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Chip Cipolla
Occupation Radio Announcer

Chip Cipolla (died July 10, 1994) was a radio announcer for the New York Football Giants and other professional sports teams in the New York City area.

A graduate of Fordham University, class of 1950, Mr. Cipolla worked for 19 years at WNEW Radio. From 1960-65 he served as the station's sports editor. He was a color commentator for the Giants, as part of the broadcasting team that included Marty Glickman, Al DeRogatis and Kyle Rote. He was also a regular on WNEW's highly rated morning program, Klavan & Finch. Chip later did the morning news on the Jay Thomas Show on 92.3 WKTU in New York in the early 80's.

He later broadcast games of the New York Mets, New York Rangers, New Jersey Nets and New York Cosmos, the North American Soccer League team which presented him with a 1972 championship ring.

Mr. Cipolla was inducted into the Fordham University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1981.

Chip died at age 64.

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