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Bob Prince
Birth: Jul. 1, 1916
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1985
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Baseball Broadcaster. Born in Los Angeles, California, for twenty-seven years he was a radio and television sportscaster, known as the "Voice of the Pittsburgh Pirates" (1948-75). Nicknamed "The Gunner", he began his career on a sports show on KDKA-TV Pittsburgh, when he landed in the broadcast booth as a commentator for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Also through his whole coarse as an announcer in Pittsburgh, he broadcasted football games for the NFL Pittsburgh Steelers and Penn State College games. After his time with the Pirates, he did some broadcast duties for the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins, Houston Astros and ABC Monday Night Baseball. He died of cancer at age 68 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. In 1986, he posthumously received the Ford C. Frick Award from the Baseball Hall of Fame and was selected for the Pride of the Pirates Award in 1999. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Frederick Almyron Prince (1883 - 1951)
  Guyla Fern Seaton Prince (1887 - 1970)

Cause of death: Cancer
Westminster Presbyterian Church Columbarium
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: In the columbarium in the courtyard
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 27, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 4398
Bob Prince
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