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RIP Milo Hamilton

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Steak Snabler, Sep 17, 2015.

  1. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Longtime Braves, Cubs and Astros broadcaster. Called Hank Aaron's 715th home run, among other things:

  2. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    He's sittin' on 714...
  3. linotype

    linotype Well-Known Member

    You know who listened to Milo Hamilton? Bill Clinton. While he was having his espresso machine repaired and encouraging all the pot-smokers out there to disrespect police officers.
  4. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    While Black churches burned.
  5. Bronco77

    Bronco77 Well-Known Member

    One of the most amazing things about Milo Hamilton's career longevity? He broadcast St. Louis Browns games. How many people who played or worked for that franchise are still around? I think Ned Garver and Roy Sievers are still alive, and so is Mary Frances Veeck.
  6. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Jungle Jim Rivera is still alive, I believe.
  7. BadgerBeer

    BadgerBeer Well-Known Member

    I hope Harry Carey isn't waiting for him at the pearly gates. Shit will get real.
  8. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Not quite the same, but I wonder if the Browns ever played the Brooklyn Dodgers in exhibition games that were broadcasted by Vin Scully?
  9. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

  10. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Him, too.
  11. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    When Milo publicly trashed Harry on the day he died, Skip referred to him as "typical gutless Milo Hamilton" on the air.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2015
  12. Bronco77

    Bronco77 Well-Known Member

    This article (written by a newspaper editor in Florida who is a lifelong Cardinals fan) is mainly about Joe Garagiola, but it sheds some light on the origins of the Hamilton-Caray feud. It appears to have started long before their uncomfortable pairing with the Cubs:

    How Harry Caray got Joe Garagiola into Cardinals booth
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