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Dick Schaap's Death

Born (Birthday) September 27, 1934

Death Date December 21, 2001

Age of Death 67 years

Cause of Death Medical Negligence

Profession Sportscaster

The sportscaster Dick Schaap died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Author and sportscaster who hosted ESPN’s The Sports Reporters and radio’s The Sporting Life with Dick Schaap.

He had a son, Jeremy, with wife Trish Schaap. Jeremy also went on to become a successful sports reporter.

A Manhattan jury awarded the family of the late award-winning sports journalist Dick Schaap $1.95 million after finding that he died as a result of medical negligence following hip replacement surgery at a New York hospital.



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