Fred McLeod Wiki– Fred McLeod Biography
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Fred McLeod Bio
Fred McLeod was a sportscaster who served as the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) executive multimedia producer and play-by-play television announcer for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Fox Sports Ohio. A long-standing play-by-play television and sportscaster announcer suddenly died on Monday night.
Fred McLeod Age
Fred McLeod was born in 1952 in Strongsville, Ohio, but during his sophomore year in high school his family moved to the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. Fred McLeod was 67 years old
Fred McLeod Family
Fred McLeod Mother Name is Marilyn. He have a sister also name Lynn
Fred McLeod Wife (Beth McLeod) & Children
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McLeod is married to the meteorologist Beth McLeod, his wife.
The couple have three children Name Sean, Jenna, and Molly.
Fred McLeod Education
Mcleod completed his high school in Pennsylvania and enrolled as a pitcher on the baseball team at Point Park College, reaching the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics(NAIA) College World Series.
Fred McLeod Awards
McLeod is a three-time recipient of the Lower Great Lakes Emmy Award as a member of the Cavaliers broadcast team from Fox Sports Ohio – 2014, 2017, 2018.
Fred McLeod Broadcasting Career
Sports Presenter and Play-by-Play Commentary-Cleveland(WJKW-TV 8/Coverage);
In the late 1970s, when he was hired as a weekend sports presenter by WJKW-TV 8, he returned to Cleveland and also provided play-by-play commentary on WJKW’s coverage of the 1979 season games by Cleveland Indians.
Sports Presenter and Play-by-Play Commentary-Detroit, Michigan (WJBK/WDIV/NBA’s Detroit Pistons)
In 1982, McLeod moved to Detroit, Michigan, where he became a WJBK sportscaster and later with WDIV, and in 1984 he became a play-by-play television announcer for Detroit Pistons of the NBA, a position he held until 2006.
Sports Presenter and Play-by-Play Commentary-San Francisco(KPIX-TV)
McLeod later relocated to San Francisco’s KPIX-TV, where he was an Oakland Athletics sports presenter and a play-by-play commentator.
Sportscaster-St. Joseph, Missouri, Steubenville, Ohio(KQTV/WSTV)
McLeod started his broadcasting career as a KQTV sportscaster in St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1974, and then relocated to WSTV in Steubenville, Ohio.
Play-by-Play Commentary(Cleveland Cavaliers)
McLeod has been the play-by-play television announcer for the Cleveland Cavaliers, along with former Cavalier Austin Carr, since the 2006-2007 season.
Fred McLeod Cause Of Death
The Cavaliers said on Monday night, Sept. 9, 2019, McLeod died unexpectedly. There was no apparent cause of death.
The Cavaliers announced on the team’s website in a sad post:
“It is with the most extreme sadness that the Cleveland Cavaliers share that Cavs and Fox Sports Ohio play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod died suddenly Monday evening, the entire Cavaliers organization mourns the loss of their great friend and teammate. Fred’s deep love for Cleveland and the Cavaliers was clearly evident in everything he did in and around the community and on-air during his more than 1,000 Cavalier game broadcasts. He was a true, heart-felt ambassador for the team, fans, and entire greater Cleveland community.”
It’s with extreme sadness we share news of the unexpected passing of a beloved member of our Cavaliers family.
RIP @CavsFredMcLeod ❤💛
We extend our deepest condolences to Fred’s entire family.https://t.co/Q3HQsu6Xr3
— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) September 10, 2019