Pete Van Wieren

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Birthday
7, 1944
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 2, 2014 (69)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1944
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 2, 2014 (69)

About

Late sportscaster who served as the play-by-play announcer for Atlanta Braves baseball games from 1976 to 2008. He won the Georgia Sportscaster of the Year award a total of eight times.

Before Fame

He was born in Rochester, New York and first joined TBS Sports in 1975.

Trivia

The broadcast booth at Turner Field in Atlanta is named in his honor.

Family Life

He was survived by his wife, Elaine.

Associated With

He was the longtime broadcasting partner of MLB player-turned-broadcaster Don Sutton.