Goodbye Harry

Today the Phillies lost one of their best.  Long time broadcaster and 2002 Baseball HOF inductee Harry Kalas passed away at the age of 73.  Harry Kalas will go down in history as one of baseball’s best broadcasters.  Every year when baseball season would come around I looked forward to hearing his voice.  

The last time I saw Mr. Kalas was in January at the Phillies Dinner for the Williamsport Crosscutters.  The best part of the evening was when they would interview Harry and you could hear that iconic voice.  I was one of the lucky people to get his autograph that night on my bat.  This is one piece of memorabilia that will stay in my collection forever.  

Harry Kalas’s best certified autograph card is from 2005 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Classic.  This is one card I would like to add to my collection someday.

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This is a recent photo of Mr. Kalas at the Phillies Dinner last January.  

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I just picked this bobble head up a few weeks ago.  I can’t believe that people are stealing my photo and using it for their auctions.