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.

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One response to “Kalas dies at 73

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

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