Why the fairy tale of Willie Mays making a brilliant World Series catch, and then dashing off to play stickball in the street with his teenage pals. That’s baseball. So is the husky voice of a doomed Lou Gehrig saying, ‘I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of this earth.’
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|Birth:||25th January, 1918|
|Death:||4th May, 2010|
William Earnest "Ernie" Harwell was born in Washington, Georgia, USA. He was an American sportscaster, known for his long career calling play-by-play of Major League Baseball games. For 55 seasons, 42 of them with the Detroit Tigers, he called the action on radio and/or television. In January 2009, the American Sportscasters Association ranked Harwell 16th on its list of Top 50 Sportscasters of All Time. At sixteen he began working as a regional correspondent for The Sporting News. He graduated from Emory University in Atlanta.
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