Harwell, (William Ernest) Ernie(1918– ) baseball broadcaster; born in Washington, Ga. He was an announcer for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1948–49), New York Giants (1950–53), Baltimore Orioles (1954–59), and the Detroit Tigers (1960–91).
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