Don Tollefson Sportscaster

Don Tollefson (born September 12, 1952) is a popular sports anchorman for the Fox 29 News at Ten on WTXF-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He is the host of Eagles Game Day Live, and also has a radio show on Sports Radio 950 WPEN. Tollefson grew up in California and attended the Menlo School in Menlo Park, California. He attended Stanford University and began his journalism career as a correspondent for the AP in San Francisco where he covered the Patty Hearst kidnapping. In 1975 he moved east and became a sportscaster and sports director of WPVI-TV (Channel 6-ABC, Philadelphia). He left WPVI in 1990 partially for health reasons, but mostly because of his determination to create a non-profit motivational program to benefit disadvantaged children called "Winning Ways." Tollefson recently created a philanthropic arm of "Winning Ways" called "One Child Saved. OnNovember 18, 1999, Tollefson was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame.

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Date of birth
September 12th, 1952
United States of America




1. Stanford University Colleges/University

The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford, is an American private research university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180-acre (3,310 ha) campus near Palo Alto. It is situated in the northwestern Silicon Valley, approximately 20 miles (32 km) northwest of San Jose and 37 miles (60 km) southeast of San Francisco.

Institution info

Type University
2013. 18.7 bil. $
Institution colors
November 11th, 1885
450 Serra Mall, 94305 - Stanford, California
2013. 6,980
2012. 7,063
2010. 6,940
2009. 6,532
2008. 6,532
2013. 8,897
2012. 11,456
2010. 12,595
2008. 10,280
2007. 8,186
Acceptance rate
2014. 5.07 %
2013. 5.7 %
2012. 6.6 %
2010. 7.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 42.7 K $
2012. 41.3 K $
2011. 40.1 K $
2010. 38.7 K $
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