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Curt Gowdy Remembered

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That's the voice of Curt Gowdy, calling the final at-bat of hall of famer Ted Williams in 1960: a home run.

Legendary Red Sox announcer Curt Gowdy died this week after a battle with leukemia at age 86.

His funeral is tomorrow, at Trinity Church in Boston's Copley Square.

Gowdy called Red Sox baseball games for 15 seasons and then went on to national fame as a sportscaster for NBC, calling the first Super Bowl, and 13 World Series games.

Click the listen link to hear Red Sox legend Dom DiMaggio's conversation with Delores Handy about the life of Curt Gowdy.

DiMaggio played for the sox from 1940 to 1953, and was a friend of Gowdy's.

This program aired on February 24, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

Delores Handy Twitter Reporter
Delores Handy was formerly a host and reporter at WBUR.


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