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Hank Goldberg  

Hank Goldberg (also known as The Hammer) (born July 4, 1940) is a radio and television personality based in Miami, Florida, USA.

Hank Goldberg was born July 4, 1940 and is a radio and television personality based in Miami, Florida, USA.

He previously was the color commentator for the Miami Dolphins football games for 610 WIOD AM, and hosted his own afternoon drive show on the station. In 1992, following weeks of Hurricane Andrew aftermath that dominated all the local market stations, Goldberg opted to interview guests Dolphins coach Don Shula to talk football and novelist/screenwriter Elmore Leonard when WIOD's program director insisted he talk only about Hurricane Andrew, three weeks after the storm. His reasoning was to allow listeners that were tired of the morbid aftermath talk looking to move on or for a distraction on different subjects. He was then immediately fired by the station and replaced by former Miami Dolphin Jim Mandich. Goldberg then moved to 560 WQAM, which had recently changed over to an all-sports format.

Goldberg was formerly the host of an afternoon-drive show on 560 WQAM radio in Miami, which aired from 4pm to 7pm weekdays. He would be moved around on the WQAM programming schedule over the years with an extended period hosting a show from 2pm to 6pm weekdays, having long-time Miami radio host Neil Rogers as a lead-in. Goldberg would also serve as the morning-drive host (6am to 10am) for a short time after Howard Stern left terrestrial radio and was therefore no longer on WQAM. Goldberg left WQAM on Dec 31, 2007 when his contract expired. During the football season, and before certain major horse racing events, he also appears nationally on ESPN television and radio.

During the ESPN segments, he analyzes the odds for football games and horse races and makes predictions based on them.

On his radio show, he created the verb form of the word bobbitt, for "cutting off" callers he disagreed with. It is a veiled reference to the actions of Lorena Bobbitt on her husband John Wayne Bobbitt.

Goldberg once did a radio show where the callers had to guess his weight. The over/under was set at 300 pounds. Although most callers took the under, one caller guessed correctly at 318 pounds. The caller won a day at WQAM and a t-shirt entitled "Fat Hank"


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