Ernie Harwell

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Birthday
25, 1918
Birthplace
Washington, GA
Death Date
May 4, 2010 (92)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1918
Birthplace
Washington, GA
Death Date
May 4, 2010 (92)

About

Legendary baseball broadcaster who spent 55 years calling games, 42 of which for the Detroit Tigers.

Before Fame

He never had to pay for baseball games after becoming a batboy for the Atlanta Crackers when he was five.

Trivia

In 2000, his name was posted in the outfield of Comerica Park where legendary Tigers had their names and numbers retired.

Family Life

He was married to Lulu Tankersley until his death, and they had four children together.

Associated With

He covered Tigers games during the 1984 season when Alan Trammell helped lead the team to a World Series Championship.