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#111673 - 12/30/09 11:23 AM RIP Dave Diles
MikeHL Offline
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Chris Schenkel's most frequent fill-in host on ABC's Pro Bowlers Tour telecasts passed away Saturday at the age of 78. I don't remember ever watching any of those telecasts where he filled in back then, but I have watched some of them on YouTube and he was very, very good. Did college football work at the network level for 20 years.

My thoughts are with his family.
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#111816 - 12/31/09 02:24 PM Re: RIP Dave Diles [Re: MikeHL]
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Registered: 12/05/09
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Yes, we have lost too many legends of our sport without many words in passing. Dave Diles is a part of our history, just like Chris Schenkel. My favorite has always been Nelson Burton, Jr. who now lives in South Florida and bowls at Stuart Lanes in Stuart, Florida.

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