- Rod Trongard is a member of the Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame and began as a radio announcer in 1953..
- Rod Trongard is a long-time pro wrestling announcer in the 70s and 80s, mostly with Verne Gagne’s AWA..
- Rod Trongard worked for the WWF during a period when Vince McMahon attempted to raid everyone who worked for Gagne..
- ~~~He did not do well in WWF, and didn’t last long there..
- June 16, 2005: Rod Trongard passed away from liver cancer at the age of 72..
- Rod Trongard had been a sportscaster in Mankato, Minnesota for the past 23 years..