Talk about going against the grain. He did. And he’s still at it.

Eli Gold, who lived at 165 East 19th St. – between Beverly and Cortelyou – one block off Flatbush – made the move and hasn’t looked back since 1989. That’s when he became the radio voice for the University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team.

“Oh, that first game,” Gold remembered for the Eagle, “it was Alabama against Memphis State – now the University of Memphis.

Eli Gold, formerly of East 19th Street in Flatbush and now the radio voice of Alabama football. Photo courtesy of Eli Gold Talk about going against the grain.

He did. And he’s still at it.

Eli Gold, who lived at 165 East 19th St. – between Beverly and Cortelyou – one […]

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