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 James Randolph “Jimmy” Dudley

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James Randolph “Jimmy” Dudley

  • Birth 27 Sep 1909 Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 12 Feb 1999 Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
  • Memorial ID 54672288

Sports Broadcaster. He was the voice of the Cleveland Indians from 1948 to 1968, and the expansion Seattle Pilots during the 1969 major league season. A graduate of the University of Virginia, he served in the Army Air Force during the Second World War. His baseball accomplishments include broadcasting the 1954 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the New York Giants, and the 1954 and 1961 All-Star Games for the Mutual Broadcasting System radio network. In addition to his baseball announcing career, he also broadcast college football games for Ohio State University, the University of Washington Huskies in Seattle, and the National Football League's (NFL) Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Colts. Following the 1969 season in Seattle, he retired to Arizona where he remained active in broadcasting as the voice of the Tucson Toros of the Pacific Coast League. In 1997 he was the recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the National Baseball Hall of Fame for his contributions to the game of major league baseball.

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  • Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
  • Added: 8 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54672288
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Randolph “Jimmy” Dudley (27 Sep 1909–12 Feb 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54672288, citing East Lawn Palms Cemetery and Mortuary, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .