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Summerall to broadcast for ESPN

Aug. 2, 2004 at 3:35 PM

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Veteran play-by-play announcer Pat Summerall will be back in the broadcast booth in time for the ESPN's pre-season football games.

Summerall, 74, has been on the sidelines since April when he underwent a liver transplant. He will be replacing Mike Patrick, who will have heart bypass surgery in the next few weeks. Patrick is expected to be back for the regular season.

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After playing in the NFL for 10 years as a kicker and tight end in Chicago and New York, Summerall did play-by-play for CBS and FOX from the 1960s through the '90s.

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