By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A longtime television and sports reporter, local talk show host and noted author is being remembered.

Ted Patterson died at the age of 76 from complications from Parkinson’s disease and dementia.

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He started at WBAL radio in 1973 and is credited with hosting Baltimore’s first regularly-scheduled talk show devoted to sports.

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WJZ spoke with him in 2013 when he released his book titled “Football in Baltimore: History and Memorabilia from Colts to Ravens.”

Patterson also did play-by-play for the Orioles in the early 1980s.

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CBS Baltimore Staff