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    Chuck Thompson

    Legendary broadcaster Chuck Thompson was the voice of the Baltimore sports scene for 30 years, calling Orioles and Colts games before stepping down in 1987. The gifted game-caller was known for his signature sayings "Ain't the beer cold!" and "Go to war, Miss Agnes!" In...

  • Chuck Thompson's lasting gift to church

    There wasn't much talk of cold beer or of going to war - this was church, after all - but friends of beloved sports broadcaster Chuck Thompson had plenty to remember him by as they gathered outside St. Leo's in Little Italy yesterday.

  • Ain't the urn cool!

    Chuck Thompson wasn't just a Hall of Fame sports announcer. He also was a husband, the kind who parked himself on a shopping mall bench while his wife roamed the stores. So his final resting place -- in the courtyard of a revamped shopping mall -- could not be more fitting.

  • Saying goodbye to a familiar voice

    Thompson recalled fondly at Cathedral memorial

  • 'A class all to himself'

    Broadcaster: The Hall of Fame announcer came to Baltimore in 1949 and won over the hearts of the city.

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