Greater Washington
Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

Phil Hochberg

Phil Hochberg

Sport: Football
Category: Sports Broadcaster
Primary Team: Washington Redskins
Year Inducted: 1999

Hochberg has been the “Voice of the Redskins”’ for 37 years. He was also the Stadium Announcer for the Senators from 1962-68 and has had many other sports announcing accomplishments. He is also one of the few lawyers in the country who works full time on the management end of sports and represents the NFL, NBA and NHL. Hochberg was instrumental in the passage of sports related legislation including the 1973 Antiblackout Law, the 1976 Copyright Act, the 1986 Tax Reform Act and the 1988 and 1999 Satellite Home Viewer Acts.

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