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Column flashback - A conversation with MLB announcer Ernie Harwell

After having a one-on-one, 30-minute dugout chat with announcer Ernie Harwell, before a Diamondbacks-Tigers game, This column appeared in the Arizona Daily Sun on June 17, 2002. 667 more words


February 17 - Happy Birthday Red Barber

I never heard Walter “Red” Barber announce a Dodger game. I was born in 1954, the same year Barber left the Brooklyn booth to join Mell Allen in the Bronx. 376 more words


Becoming Red Barber: How the first voice of the Dodgers began his career

By Mark Langill

The new Dodgers television network, SportsNet LA, launches today with an array of broadcasters, reporters and commentators anchored by Vin Scully, who in 2014 celebrates his 65th season with the ballclub. 311 more words