Harry Kalas passed away

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Harry Kalas passed away

Post by chairshot » April 13th, 2009, 2:12 pm

WASHINGTON -- Long-time Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas passed away Monday afternoon after collapsing in the broadcast booth prior to Philadelphia's game at Washington. He was 73.
Kalas, the 2002 Ford C. Frick Award winner, was found by Phillies director of broadcasting Rob Brooks and was immediately taken to George Washington Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He had been broadcasting Phillies game since 1971. Before that, he was an original member of the Houston Astros' broadcast team from 1965-70.


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Harry Kalas passed away

Post by Chris » April 13th, 2009, 4:43 pm

Wow, very sad news. He was a really nice guy.

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Harry Kalas passed away

Post by cerebralassassin » April 13th, 2009, 8:16 pm

Very sad day.

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Harry Kalas passed away

Post by phillymike » April 13th, 2009, 8:26 pm

Heaven now has the best broadcast team.........Harry & Whitey.


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