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For more than fifty years Red Barber was the voice of baseball. The game was broadcast sporadically until the late 193Os, when Barber burst into prominence by bringing it home to radio listeners, play by play. More than half a century later he could still be heard, broadcasting over National Public Radio from his retirement home in Tallahassee. Announcing for the Brooklyn Dodgers and later for the New York Yankees, he became a legend long before his death in 1992. Red's story reveals the growth and changes in baseball over ...

Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat 1997, Bison, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803261365

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