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Remembering the Legacy of Detroit’s “Voice of Summer”

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Former Tigers Sportcaster Ernie Harwell would have been 100 years old today.

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Today would have been former Tigers sportscaster Ernie Harwell’s 100th birthday. Harwell was behind the mic in Detroit for more than 40 years, from 1960 until his retirement in the early 2000s. Listen at the link above to local writer Dave Mesrey, who’s been involved for decades in preserving Detroit’s baseball history, talk to CultureShift’s Amanda LeClaire about Harwell’s legacy.

 

 


Amanda LeClaire, Host, CultureShift

Amanda LeClaire is Host of CultureShift. She spent a few years in the southwest for Arizona Public Media.

amanda.leclaire@wdet.org Follow @amandalee_lec

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