CLEVELAND (AP) -Gib Shanley, the radio voice of the Cleveland Browns from 1961 to 1984, died Sunday. He was 76.
Sons Funeral Homes, which is handling funeral arrangements. A cause of death wasn't immediately released.
Shanley was the play-by-play announcer during the Browns' 27-0 victory over the Baltimore Colts in the 1964 NFL title game, the last time Cleveland celebrated a championship by one of its major sports teams.
Shanley, a native of Bellaire, also worked as a broadcaster at WEWS-TV in Cleveland until the mid-90s.

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