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Red Barber
Original name: Walter 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 until their move to Los Angeles, and the New York Yankees until he retired in 1967. 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. He was known as "The redhead in the catbird seat." (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
Burial:
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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- Linda Davis
 Added: Aug. 7, 2014
As a big tomboy growing up & a fan of baseball I heard you many times on the radio making us seem as tho we were right there!! Thanks for your contribution! RIP & God Bless
- Garlene Frazier
 Added: Jul. 18, 2014
Happy Birthday!
- czgrammy
 Added: Feb. 17, 2014
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