Jim Irwin

Jim Irwin (c. 1934 – January 22, 2012) was a longtime sportscaster at WTMJ Radio in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is probably best known as having been the radio voice of the Green Bay Packers for 30 years. He worked with former Packer Lionel Aldridge, and was paired for 20 seasons with Super Bowl I hero Max McGee. Irwin also called Milwaukee Brewers baseball, Milwaukee Bucks basketball, and Wisconsin Badgers football and basketball games. He joined the Packers radio broadcasts as a color commentator in 1969 and assumed play by play duties in 1975, a position he held until his retirement after the 1998 season. He was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 2003. Irwin continued to contribute occasionally to WTMJ after he retired. Prior to his longtime career as the voice of the Packers, Irwin began his broadcast career in 1964 as sports director at WLUK-TV in Green Bay. He was born in Linn Creek, Missouri. Irwin died of complications from kidney cancer on January 22, 2012.

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Date of birth
February 7th, 1934
United States of America
Date of death
January 22nd, 2012 at age of 78
Place of death
Orange County


1. University of Missouri Colleges/University

The University of Missouri (Mizzou, MU, University of Missouri–Columbia or simply Missouri) is a public research university located in the state of Missouri. In 1839 the university was founded in Columbia, Missouri, as the first public institution of higher education west of the Mississippi River. The largest university in Missouri, MU enrolls 33,805 students in 20 academic colleges in the 2011–12 year. The university is the flagship of the University of Missouri System which maintains campuses in Rolla, Kansas City and St. Louis. MU is one of 34 public universities to be members of the Association of American Universities and the only one in Missouri. There are more than 262,000 MU alumni living worldwide, with almost half continuing to reside in Missouri. The University of Missouri was ranked 90th in the 2012 U.S. News & World Report among the national universities, up four spots from 2011. It is the highest-ranked public school in the state and second overall (tied with Saint Louis University).

2013. 693 mil. $
2010. 975 mil. $
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105 Jesse Hall, 65211 - Columbia, Missouri
2013. 26,965
2010. 24,834
2009. 23,799
2013. 6,439
2010. 7,507
Acceptance rate
2012. 81.5 %
2010. 81.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 9.42 K $
2011. 8.99 K $
2010. 8.5 K $
2009. 8.5 K $
2008. 8.47 K $
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People attended University of Missouri connected by profession and/or age

b. 1931., Organization leader
b. 1934., Politician
b. 1932., Physicist
b. 1930., Politician
b. 1930., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1931., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1939., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1935., Basketball Coach


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