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Harry Hartman, Cincinnati Reds announcer from 1931-1933 who coined the phrase "Going, Going Gone"

Harry Hartman (1931-1943)

April 1, 2013

It's sad to think that Cincinnati's first contribution to the world of baseball play-by-play broadcasting is largely forgotten, but in his day Harry Hartman was a giant in many ways. Hartman actually stumbled into broadcasting. The son of a Jewish immigrant tailor, young Harry was tabbed to follow his father... Continue Reading »