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 Albert Kennedy “Rosey” Rowswell

Albert Kennedy “Rosey” Rowswell

Birth
Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Death 6 Feb 1955 (aged 71)
Fox Chapel, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 44, Lot 51
Memorial ID 909 · View Source
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Sports Broadcaster. Born in Pittsburg, Philadelphia, he was one of the first sports announcers to enthusiastically and unabashedly cheer while on the air. In 1936, he joined the Pittsburg Pirates as the head radio play-by-play game broadcaster. For 19 seasons (1936-54), he was known as the ‘Voice of the Pirates', whom he dubbed as his "Buccos". Rowswell was also a noted author who wrote four books of humor and poetry. He died at age 71 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 909
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Kennedy “Rosey” Rowswell (1 Feb 1884–6 Feb 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 909, citing Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .