Broadcast commentator for the Pittsburgh Steelers for 35 years. He was referred to as the tone of voice from the Pittsburgh Steelers. He helped produce the Terrible Towel. He worked well like a journalist for the Pennsylvania newspapers The Daily Occasions. He was the 1st football commentator to become inducted in to the Sports activities Hall of Popularity. He was wedded to Mildred Lindberg for 29 years and experienced three kids. He protected many games where Terry Bradshaw performed.
|1||Popular Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Steelers broadcaster(1970-2004) who invented the Terrible Towel and helped popularize the phrase "Immaculate Reception" to describe one of the best plays in team history.|
|2||Survived by his daughter Elizabeth and his son Danny. A second daughter, Martha Ann, is deceased.|
|3||Lived all but seven months of his life in Pittsburgh, the short period in 1951 when he took his first job after graduating from Pitt at the Erie Times, where an editor changed his byline to Cope.|
|4||In 1963, he won the E.P. Dutton Prize for "Best Magazine Sportswriting in the Nation" for his portrayal of Muhammad Ali, then Cassius Clay.|
|5||At its 50th anniversary, Sports Illustrated cited his profile of Howard Cosell as one of its 50 all-time classic articles.|
|6||He left Sports Illustrated due to the demands of his burgeoning radio career, and in no small part due to health insurance concerns as they related to his son, Danny.|
|7||He served for many years on the board of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Autism Society of America.|
|8||The Terrible Towel, long since a worldwide symbol of Steelers passion and often the Steelers artifact with which he is most identified, is now a trademark that benefits the Allegheny Valley School., an institution for the profoundly mentally and physically disabled where his son was enrolled.|
|9||In 1987, on the occasion of the Hearst Corporation's 100th anniversary, he was named as a noted literary achiever.|
|10||Awarded the American Institute for Public Service's Jefferson Award in January 1999.|
|11||Broadcast five Super Bowls. He became the first pro football announcer elected to the National Radio Hall of Fame.|
|12||Writer by trade.|
|13||Pittsburgh Steelers announcer (1970-2004).|
|14||Pro Football Hall of Fame announcer for the Pittsburgh Steelers for 35 years. Invented the "Terrible Towel" fans waved at games. Wrote for Sports Illustrated and the Saturday Evening Post before entering broadcasting.|
|Dr. Ravi & Mr. Hyde||2007||Video||Myron Cope|
|A Football Life||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|NFL Game of the Week||2004||TV Series||Himself - Pittsburgh Steelers Broadcaster|
|ESPN SportsCentury||2000-2003||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|A Football Life||2016||TV Series||Himself|
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|2||Excitable commentary coupled with a crackly Pittsburgh accent|
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