Fast Facts

  • Was an assistant professor and assistant baseball coach at California State University at Northridge from 1961 to '65.
  • Hosted the game shows The Perfect Match (1967), Sports Challenge (1971-73), Baffle (1973-74) and Three for the Money (1975).
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998.
  • Received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Indiana University in 2002.
  • Has earned nine Sportscaster of the Year awards and 14 Sports Emmy Awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Wrote a one-man play entitled COACH: The Untold Story of College Basketball Legend Al McGuire, which was first performed in 2005 at Marquette University.


  • 1976, Emmy — Outstanding Edited Sports Series: Nominee


  • Barbara Enberg — Wife
  • Nicole Enberg — Daughter


  • Central Michigan Uiversity, Mount Pleasant, MI (BS in Health Sciences, 1957); Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (MA and PhD in Health Sciences, 1958 and 1961)