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 Halsey Lewis Hall

Halsey Lewis Hall

Birth
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 31 Dec 1977 (aged 79)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section L, Site 4058
Memorial ID 3762 · View Source
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Sports Broadcaster. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he is fondly remembered as the first to say "Holy Cow!" during a baseball broadcast. Halsey was the only announcer for the American League Minnesota Twins from 1961 to 1972. Prior to broadcasting for the Twins, he was a newspaper journalist and broadcasting games for the Minneapolis Millers, a minor-league baseball team. He also did play-by-play for the University of Minnesota football games and he hosted nightly radio sportscasts as well. He died at age 78 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 2004, he was posthumously inducted into the Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 31 Oct 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3762
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Halsey Lewis Hall (23 May 1898–31 Dec 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3762, citing Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .