Kalas dies at 73

It is a somber day on the airwaves and playing fields of Philadelphia, as long-time voice of the Phillies, Harry Kalas, died earlier today.

After collapsing in the broadcast booth in the nation’s Capitol, where he was set to commentate for today’s Phils-Nationals game, Kalas was rushed to Washnigton University Medical Center and pronounced dead at 1:20 p.m.

Details and the cause of death have not been released.

First getting behind the mic in 1971 to cover the Phillies, Kalas has become a recognizable voice, character and friend of Philadelphia baseball.

Somehow each home run won’t have the same spunk.

Kalas was 73.


One response to “Kalas dies at 73

  1. Truly devastating news for the entire world of sports…

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