Milo Hamilton

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Milo Hamilton
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Milo Hamilton interviewing Mike Krukow, a baseball player, at Wrigley Field on June 11, 1981
Born
Leland Milo Hamilton

(1927-09-02)September 2, 1927
DiedSeptember 17, 2015(2015-09-17) (aged 88)
Houston, Texas, United States

Leland Milo Hamilton (September 2, 1927 – September 17, 2015) was an American sportscaster. He was best known for calling play-by-play for seven different Major League Baseball teams since 1953.[1] He received the Ford Frick Award from the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992.[2] He was known for his works with the Atlanta Braves, Houston Rockets, Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs. He was born in Fairfield, Iowa.

Hamilton died in Houston, Texas from leukemia, aged 88.

References[change | change source]

  1. "1992 Ford C. Frick Award Winner Milo Hamilton". Baseball Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2007-02-05. Retrieved 2007-02-11.
  2. Gary McKillips. "Milo Hamilton: To Cooperstown and Back". American Sportscasters Online. Retrieved 2007-02-11.