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Ford Frick

Literary birthday greetings: 1895 – Babe Ruth, outfielder; All-Star, Hall of Famer (d. 1948) Previous Babe Ruth birthday entry. Lest we forget: 2007 – Lew Burdette, pitcher; All-Star (b. 1926) Lew Burdette of the Braves, by Gene Schoor, Putnam, 1960. Also on this date: 1934: New York sportswriter and broadcaster Ford Frick is named the […]

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The legendary broadcaster was named recipient of the 2010 Ford C. Frick Award by the National baseball Hall of Fame. The Frick Award is voted upon annually and is named in memory of the sportswriter, radio broadcaster, National League president, and Baseball commissioner. From the official press release: Miller, who has spent parts of five […]

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