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• Harry Kalas, the longtime broadcaster for the Philadelphia Phillies, died yesterday at age 73 after he collapsed while preparing to broadcast the Phillies-Washington Nationals game in DC. Kalas also was the longtime voice of NFL Films.

• Mark Fidrych, the colorful and idiosyncratic pitcher who became nationally known when he played for the Detroit Tigers in 1976, died yesterday while working on his truck. He was 54.

Fidrych, who won the AL Rookie of the Year award in 1976, saw his career cut short by injuries.

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