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Buddy Blattner
Robert G. "Buddy" Blattner, the radio voice of the NBA's St. Louis Hawks in the 1950s and a longtime baseball broadcaster, died today at his home in Chesterfield after a long illness. He was 89.

Mr. Blattner also played parts of five seasons in the major leagues and was a world table tennis champion. He founded the "Buddy Fund" in 1962, an organization that continues to supply athletic equipment to underprivileged children in the St. Louis area.
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sept. 4, 2009
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