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Harry Kalas Gets One More Tribute, the Wall of Fame

Published by on May 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Today the Phillies announced that they would honor Harry Kalas by placing him on the Wall of Fame in Ashburn Alley. One of the team's biggest honors is fitting for a man who lived and breathed with the team, broadcasting about three times as many games as the franchise leader for games played.

 

"When we started the Wall of Fame in 1978, the intent was to honor the great players in our history," explained President David Montgomery. "We believe it is fitting to make an exception because Harry deserves to be remembered along with some of the greatest names in our history. He is indeed a Phillies icon.

"Being a Wall of Famer is our organization's highest honor. There's no doubt Harry should receive s...

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