Chuck Thompson

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Chuck Thompson

Biographical Information[edit]

Chuck Thompson announced games for four different organizations, most famously the Baltimore Orioles, beginning in 1949. Thompson was known for his catchphrases "Go to war Miss Agnes" and "Ain't the beer cold." He was honored by the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993 as a recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award. He also was a broadcaster for the Baltimore Colts of the NFL.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Chuck Thompson (as told to Dave Nightingale): "The Game I'll Never Forget", Baseball Digest, December 1969, pp. 39-40. [1]
  • Matt Schudel: "Chuck Thompson, Orioles' Voice For Nearly 30 Years, Dies at 83", The Washington Post, March 7, 2005, p. B4. [2]