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Red Barber
Original name: Walter Lanier Barber
Birth: Feb. 17, 1908
Death: Oct. 22, 1992

Hall of Fame Baseball Broadcaster. He was the baseball broadcaster for the Cincinnati Reds from 1934 ti 1938, the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1939 through 1953, and the New York Yankees until he retired in 1966. He was awarded the Baseball Hall of Fame's first Ford Frick Award in 1978 along with Mel Allen. The award honors the recipients major contributions to baseball. Beginning in 1981 until his passing in 1992, he was a weekly contributor on National Public Radio's Morning Edition. He was known as "The redhead in the catbird seat." (bio by: Ron Moody) 
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes Scattered On His Property In Tallahassee, Florida
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Feb 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6201497
Red Barber
Added by: Ron Moody
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- R I P
 Added: Nov. 6, 2015
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Oct. 22, 2015

- bob tarte
 Added: Oct. 22, 2015
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