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Red Barber (1908–1992)

Red Barber was born on February 17, 1908 in Columbus, Mississippi, USA as Walter Lanier Barber. He was an actor, known for 1949 MLB All-Star Game (1949), Brooklyn, I Love You (1946) and 1953 Orange Bowl (1953). He was married to Lylah Scarborough. He died on October 22, 1992 in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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 1978 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Brooklyn Dodgers Announcer
- A Home Run for Love (1978) ... Brooklyn Dodgers Announcer (voice)
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Red Barber
- Hillbilly Whiz (1957) ... Red Barber
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Baseball Narration
- With Glory and Honor (1953) ... Baseball Narration
 1948 Athletic Stars (Short)
 1948 Bundle from Brazil (Short)
'Red' Barber
 1947 Paramount Headliner: Try and Catch Me (Short)
 1946 Ben Hogan (Short)
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Inducted into the American Sportscasters Hall of Fame in 1984 (inaugural class, along with Don Dunphy, Ted Husing, Graham McNamee, and Bill Stern. See more »


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