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Red Barber
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Born
Walter Lanier Barber

February 17, 1908
Died October 22, 1992(1992-10-22) (aged 84)
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Florida
Occupation American sportscaster

Walter Lanier "Red" Barber (February 17, 1908—October 22, 1992) was an American sports commentator.

Barber, nicknamed "The Ol' Redhead", by the radio broadcasts of Major League Baseball. He broadcasted for forty years with the Cincinnati Reds (1934—38), Brooklyn Dodgers (1939—1953), and New York Yankees (1954—1966).

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