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Harry Kalas: Heroes Live Forever

Published by on April 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Perhaps the most famous and well-liked broadcaster in the history of sports died today after he collapsed in the booth getting ready to call a Phillies game in Washington.

I suppose its fitting that "Harry The K" died in the one place where he felt most at home—the broadcast booth.

We all knew Harry was getting old, but I don't think anyone expected his death to be so sudden. It's bittersweet in a lot of ways. On one hand, he got to see (and call) the new generation Phillies win a World Championship in 2008. But, he will miss the Phillies visit to the White House, which was supposed to be tomorrow, and has since been postponed.

He will also miss the Phillies run to defend their title this season. And ...

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