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title:

1951 Little 500 announcer Sid Collins

image number:

P0057570

description:

Collins was an announcer at the Indianapolis 500 who became the chief announcer in 1952. He was also a WIBC announcer. He coined the term "the greatest spectacle in racing."

date taken:

1951 May 12

personal name:

Collins, Sid

corporate name:

Foundation, Indiana University

corporate name:

Student Foundation, Indiana Univesity

event name:

Little 500

topic:

Announcing

topic:

Bicycle racing

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals