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Chet Simmons

Chet Simmons

(1928 – 2010)

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Chet Simmons

Chet Simmons
(1928 – 2010)

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Chet Simmons

(1928 – 2010)
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This is an online memorial dedicated to Chet Simmons. Chet Simmons was an American executive and better known as the first president and founder of ESPN when it was first launched in 1979. He was also a major player in the United States Football League where he served as the league's first commissioner when it started up in 1982 and remained in this posistion there until 1984. His career began in 1957 when he worked for ABC Sports. Simmons also worked for NBC Sports of which he was also the president at one time.
Chet Simmons passed away on the 25th March 2010. This is a tribute to his life and career.
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Chet Simmons

This is an online memorial dedicated to Chet Simmons. Chet Simmons was an American executive and better known as the first president and founder of ESPN when it was first launched in 1979. He was also a major player in the United States Football League where he served as the league's first commissioner when it started up in 1982 and remained in this posistion there until 1984. His career began in 1957 when he worked for ABC Sports. Simmons also worked for NBC Sports of which he was also the president at one time.
Chet Simmons passed away on the 25th March 2010. This is a tribute to his life and career.

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