Ernie Harwell, the acclaimed voice of the Detroit Tigers had one of the longest runs by a broadcaster with one major league club, calling Tigers games for 42 seasons. For the first 32 of those seasons, he made and cemented his legacy by doing play-by-play on the radio. His Southern voice — rich and authoritative but not overbearing — became as distinctive to Michigan listeners as baseball itself.
We reflect on his long career in 128 pages of historic photos and defining quotes by and about The Voice of Summer.
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