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RIP Harry Kalas

Postby phillyphan12 » Mon Apr 13, 2009 2:23 pm

We suffered a devastating loss in the Philadelphia area today as Harry Kalas has passed away at 73. Just yesterday i watched the Phillies game as he called it, not knowing i was hearing him call a game for the last time...Aparently he collapsed in the announce booth a couple hours ago( The Phils game is at 3 today) and was rushed to the hospital and shortly pronounced dead...This is a horrible loss for all of us who grew up listening to his voice during games, and i can`t imagine watching a phillies game without his voice going along with it. The best announcer ever, and an even better person, RIP Harry Kalas, you will be missed.
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Re: RIP Harry Kalas

Postby thedude » Mon Apr 13, 2009 4:26 pm

RIP.
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Re: RIP Harry Kalas

Postby knapplc » Mon Apr 13, 2009 4:49 pm

RIP, Harry.
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Re: RIP Harry Kalas

Postby perlick29 » Mon Apr 13, 2009 6:53 pm

I had the honor of working with Harry Kalas in the summer of 2005 and a nicer man I could not have met. Admittedly I got very sad during work today and had to step outside. I thought about the couple of times where we walked and talked a little bit of baseball on the way to the locker room. Knowing one of my heroes shared a little of his wisdom with me means a lot, and it's a memory I won't forget.

As I can remember saying one day: Thanks Harry, for everything.
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Re: RIP Harry Kalas

Postby DbacksRback » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:22 pm

Terrible news. I grew up hearing him announce the games nearly every day of summer. A voice that im sure no one will forget :,-(
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Re: RIP Harry Kalas

Postby Madison » Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:43 am

RIP Harry. :,-(
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