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Ernie Harwell

Awards And Accomplishments

1948 Became first sportscaster to be traded for a player when the Brooklyn Dodgers hire him in exchange for catcher Cliff Dapper
1981 Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame
1991 Inducted into the Sportscasters Hall of Fame
1998 Inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame
2002 Honored with a statue at Detroit's Comerica Park

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Famous Sports StarsSports JournalismErnie Harwell Biography - A Life In Baseball, Moves Up To The Majors, "thank You," Not "goodbye"