TITLE

Remembering Red

AUTHOR(S)
Rainie, Harrison
PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/2/92, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Pays tribute to Walter Lanier `Red' Barber, the Hall of Fame broadcaster who died last week near his home in Tallahassee at age 84. Four generations of baseball fans mourned. Barber worked his magic with fans in Cincinnati, Brooklyn and the Bronx before moving to National Public Radio's `Morning Edition.' His broadcast rules: keep you eye on the man, not the ball, play it straight, not as a fan, tell the truth.
ACCESSION #
9211023258

 

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