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Milo Hamilton


Longtime sportscaster who provided commentary for the Braves, Pirates, Cubs and Astros. He was an Military radio broadcaster during WWII. He became known for using the expression, “Holy Toledo, just what a play!” He wedded Arlene Hamilton in 1951. He and Denny Matthews both became recipients from the Ford C. Frick Prize.

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Full Name Milo Hamilton
Date Of Birth September 2, 1927
Died September 17, 2015, Houston, Texas, United States
Place Of Birth Fairfield, IA
Profession Sportscaster
Education University of Iowa
Nationality American
Spouse Arlene Hamilton
Children Mark Hamilton, Patricia Joy Hamilton Watson
Star Sign Virgo

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1Hospitalized after a heart attack on October 7, 2007. His son, Mark Hamilton, was there when he had the attack. Underwent angioplasty to clear an artery. Scheduled hip replacement surgery on his left hip will be delayed for six to twelve weeks.
2Recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award (presented to a broadcaster for major contributions to baseball) in 1992.
3Basbeall announcer for the St. Louis Browns (1953), St. Louis Cardinals (1954), Chicago Cubs (1956-1957 and 1980-1984), Chicago White Sox (1962-1965), Atlanta Braves (1966-1975), Pittsburgh Pirates (1976-1979), and Houston Astros (1985-present).
4Milo Hamilton was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 2000.



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Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream1995DocumentaryHimself (voice)

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