2010 : Ernie Harwell, Voice of Detroit Tiger Baseball, Dies

May 4, 2022 all-day

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On this day broadcasting legend Ernie Harwell, one of Detroit and Michigan’s most beloved sports figures, died.  Harwell announced Detroit Tiger games on radio for 42 years.

Upon his death, he donated his massive sports memorabilia collection to the Detroit Public Library.

Source : Bill Loomis, On This Day in Detroit History, 2016.

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