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Red Barber

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Birthday: Feb 17, 1908

Birthplace: Columbus, Mississippi, USA

A pioneer baseball sportscaster, "The Old Redhead" is generally acknowledged as having been one of the very best practitioners of his craft. Over the course of his long career, Barber called play-by-play on the first night baseball game, the first televised game (during which he also announced the first TV commercials), the first televised World Series, and the first televised football games. The first man to be hired by Edward R. Murrow when the legendary newsman returned from World War II to run CBS News, he served as the network's director of sports.

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No Score Yet No Score Yet The Golden Twenties Narrator - 1950

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