Ray Didinger, a Philadelphia sports media legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer who covered the Philadelphia Eagles for decades, announced his retirement Sunday.
According to NBC Sports Philadelphia, for which he was a pre- and postgame analyst, Didinger covered the Eagles for 53 years. Filled with emotion, Didinger told listeners of his retirement on his SportsRadio94WIP radio show with Glen Macnow on Sunday morning.
“Sunday, May 29th will be my last show,” announced Didinger. “I’m ready to move from Ray Didi to Grandpop.”
Didinger retires at the age of 75. He said on Sunday that he was in good health.
Didinger was born and raised in Delaware County and graduated from Temple University.
Didinger has been a popular member of the NBC Sports Philadelphia family since Eagles Pregame Live debuted in 1998.
Didinger covered the NFL for The Philadelphia Bulletin and The Philadelphia Daily News for over 25 years, and in 1995 his name was inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame’s Writer’s Roll of Honor. WIP reported.
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