The Voice of the Crimson Tide Comes to Town

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Eli Gold, the voice of Alabama football visits the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County. Gold’s visit is part of the library’s exhibit – Hometown Teams, which is part of the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum on Main Street program. The exhibit contains local sports memorabilia from past generations. There are also photos on display of sporting events through the years. Gold says the exhibit shows what sports are all about and how it impacts different communities. He says he enjoys discussing sports and the different cycles in his career. It was announced this morning that Gold along with Rick Bragg will be inducted into the University of Alabama School of Communications and Information Sciences Hall of Fame. Hometown Teams is a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibit celebrating the social and cultural role of sports and athletics in small town America. The exhibit will be at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County until September 4.

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