WASHINGTON - Legendary Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas has died. He was 73.
"We lost our voice today," team president David Montgomery said. "He knows the game and made a tremendous contribution to the sport and to our organization . . .
"Anybody who has played for us, it's an immediate point of connection with the club. He is the Phillies."
The Phillies were told the news at 1:20 p.m.
Montgomery described the team as "stunned."
Kalas collapsed in the press box and was was found at about 12:30 p.m. by Rob Brooks, the Phillies' director of broadcasting. Emergency medical personnel were called and took Kalas to George Washington Medical Center.