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Hall of Fame Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas dies at the age of 73
04/13/2009 2:41 PM ET

Hall of Fame Phillies Broadcaster Harry Kalas died today at the age of 73. Mr. Kalas was found unconscious in the Phillies broadcast booth where he was preparing for today's Washington Nationals home opener. He was taken to George Washington University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at approximately 1:20 p.m. Cause of death is unknown.

"There are no words to express the sadness that the entire Phillies organization is feeling with the news about Harry's passing," said Phillies President and CEO, David Montgomery. "Harry was the voice of the Phillies, but he was also our heart and soul. He loved our game and called it like none other. The entire baseball world has suffered a great loss today."

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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