WWL 870 AM - "The Roast Of Buddy D" - 10/16/2003


From 2003, WWL 870 AM presents a hilarious star-studded tribute to New Orleans' legendary "Big Daddy of Sports", Buddy Diliberto.

Born Bernard Saverio Diliberto, Jr., the famed sportscaster (1931-2005) was known to viewers and listeners across New Orleans and the Gulf South for his passionate yet brutally honest coverage of the New Orleans Saints - first on TV at WVUE and WDSU, and later on radio at WWL 870 AM.

Emceed by the longtime play-by-play voice of the New Orleans Saints/former WWL-TV sports director, Jim Henderson.

Roasters include:

Dave Dixon (1923-2010) - prominent businessman who brought the Saints, and the Superdome, to New Orleans

Jim Mora - former Saints head coach who guided the team to its first winning season in 1987

Alec Gifford - legendary news reporter/anchorman who worked with Diliberto at WDSU and WVUE

Peter Finney (1927-2016) - longtime Times-Picayune sports columnist

Kenny Wilkerson (1961-2013) - former Saints radio network sideline reporter/talk sho...

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We Are The Who Dat Nation 

Buddy probably knows this from heaven but Coach Payton over 100 wins and been here over 10 years RIP Buddy D

james crowe 

Wow..the convicted murderer Vince Marinello...Hadn't thought about him in years.

Joseph Waldman 

Thanks for posting. Miss Buddy D and new orleans


Film narrated by David Tyree....*sniff*

Marla Gaspard 

Thanks for posting.