Pete van Wieren
Van Wieren was born in Rochester, New York.
He also called games for the Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Falcons preseason, and Atlanta Flames. Van Wieren also was employed for Turner Sports calling college football games on TBS and NBA games for TNT and TBS. He unexpectedly announced his retirement in 2008 after the death of fellow broadcaster Skip Caray.
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- Bowman, Mark. "Cancer Resurfaces for Van Wieren". MLB.com. http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20101027&content_id=15858040&vkey=news_atl&c_id=atl. Retrieved 27 October 2010.
- "Pete Van Wieren, longtime Braves broadcaster, passes away". WXIA-TV. August 2, 2014. http://www.11alive.com/story/sports/mlb/atlanta-braves/2014/08/02/pete-van-wieren-longtime-braves-broadcaster-passes-away/13506345/.