May 5, 2010

Ernie Harwell

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Ernie Harwell Michigans most beloved broadcaster ever has died this evening at the age of 92 in his home in the Detroit suburb of Novi. He died in his apartment in Novi MI with his wife of 68 years Lulu. Thats a hard question for any person to answer but it is especially challenging for a man as modest and decent as Ernie Harwell.

Harwell had been fighting an inoperable cancer for.

Ernie Harwell who was the voice of the Tigers for many years has died at the age of 92. Sadly it came May 4th 2010 as William Earnest Ernie Harwell has passed away at the age of 92. Harwell announced last year he had incurable bile duct cancer and said.

92 yearold Ernie Harwell succumbed to bile duct cancer Tuesday at his home in Novi Michigan with his wife Lulu by his side. Now I apologize for not being a small more creative with my lead but a lot is going to be written about the.

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Ernie Harwell the acclaimed Tigers broadcaster whose eloquence and kindness made him a beloved Michigan institution died tonight after a nearly yearlong bout with cancer. He died in his apartment at Fox Run Village.

When it was announced late last summer that Ernie Harwell had cancer everyone knew this day would be coming too soon. There will be countless accolades and articles written about the life of a man that cared for his.

I once questioned Ernie Harwell why people loved him so. Harwell had announced to all his fans just eight months ago he was suffering. I once questioned Ernie Harwell. Im just a failed newspaper man he would say. Ernie Harwell the longtime Detroit Tigers radio and TV announcer died tonight at age 92 after a battle.

Detroit Tigers legend and hall of fame baseball announcer Ernie Harwell has died today at the age of 92.

Steven Horwitz I know its usually Pete posting about baseball and me about hockey but its my turn for a baseball post. Harwell had been fighting an inoperable cancer for.

William Earnest “Ernie” Harwell (January 25, 1918 — May 4, 2010) was an American sportscaster, known for his long career calling play-by-play of Major League Baseball games. For 55 years, 42 of them with the Detroit Tigers, Harwell called balls, strikes, and home runs on radio and television. In January 2009, the American Sportscasters Association ranked Harwell 16th on its list of Top 50 Sportscasters of All Time.


Early life and career

Ernie Harwell grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, working in his youth as a paperboy for the Atlanta Georgian; one of his customers was writer Margaret Mitchell. He was an avid baseball fan from an early age; he became visiting batboy for the Atlanta Crackers of the Southern Association at the tender age of five and never had to buy a ticket for a baseball game since then.

After graduating from Emory University (where he helped edit The E


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