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Bobby R Murcer to Wallace Messer

He and colleague Frank Messer were behind the WPIX microphones as the infamous pine tar incident unfolded at Yankee Stadium on July 24, 1983.

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Philip Francis Rizzuto to Bobby R Murcer

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Gerald F Coleman to Wallace Messer

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Wallace Messer to Philip Francis Rizzuto

Among a number of announcers that Rizzuto worked with over the course of his career, Frank Messer (1968-1985) and Bill White (1971-1988) were the two most memorable.

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Wallace Messer to Wallace F Messer

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Melvin Allen to Philip Francis Rizzuto

Although Allen was thus technically eligible to call the 1964 World Series, Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick honored the Yankees' request to have retired Yankee star shortstop Phil Rizzuto, Allen's sidekick in the radio booth, join the Series crew instead.

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Walter L Barber to Melvin Allen

. Red Barber became Allen's broadcast partner in 1954, and stayed on with the Yankees after the latter's dismissal following the 1964 season.

Connection made 05 May 2014.

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Curtis E Gowdy to Melvin Allen

After Russ Hodges departed from the Yankee booth to become the longtime voice of the New York (and starting in 1958, San Francisco) Giants, the young Curt Gowdy replaced him as Allen's broadcast partner in 1949 & 1950,

Connection made 05 May 2014.

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Melvin Allen to Henry Gehrig

Speaking with Allen in the Yankee dugout, Gehrig told him "Mel, I never got a chance to listen to your games before because I was playing every day. But I want you to know they're the only thing that keeps me going." Allen broke down in tears after Gehrig departed.

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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James M Woods to Charles O Finley

Woods moved on to the Oakland Athletics, where he called games for the eventual world champions in 1972 and 1973; but A's owner Charlie Finley let him go after only two years because Woods did not root hard enough for the A's behind the mike.

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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John F Buck to James M Woods

Buck and Woods were partners on the Cardinals broadcasts for 2 season

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Harry C Caray to James M Woods

Woods replaced Harry as Cardinals announcer

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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James M Woods to Enos B Slaughter

Woods picked up his nickname of "Possum" while with the Yankees. He had a slight overbite and close-cropped gray hair. When he walked into the clubhouse fresh from a haircut, Enos Slaughter sized him up and said, "I've seen better heads on a possum."

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Leo E Durocher to James M Woods

In 1957, Woods called both New York Giants games with Russ Hodges and the NBC Game of the Week with Lindsey Nelson and Leo Durocher.

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Leo E Durocher to Lindsey Nelson

In 1957, Woods called both New York Giants games with Russ Hodges and the NBC Game of the Week with Lindsey Nelson and Leo Durocher.

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Russell Hodges to James M Woods

In 1957, Woods called both New York Giants games with Russ Hodges and the NBC Game of the Week with Lindsey Nelson and Leo Durocher.

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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Lindsey Nelson to James M Woods

In 1957, Woods called both New York Giants games with Russ Hodges and the NBC Game of the Week with Lindsey Nelson and Leo Durocher.

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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William Harwell (1918) to Glenn E Schembechler

From 1990 to 1992, Schembechler was president of the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball. In 1991, he presided over the firing of Tigers' longtime broadcaster Ernie Harwell.

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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William Harwell (1918) to James M Woods

Woods replaced Harwell as the voice of the Triple-A Atlanta Crackers,

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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George Weiss to James M Woods

In 1953, Woods was hired to call New York Yankees games alongside Mel Allen and Joe E. Brown. He was fired after the 1956 season when sponsor Ballantine Beer wanted to make room for former Yankee shortstop Phil Rizzuto. Yankee general manager George Weiss was opposed to this, and told Woods apologetically it was the only time he had had to fire someone for no reason at all

Connection made 29 Jul 2015.

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