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Philadelphia Phillies Public Access Announcer Honored at Banquet

Longtime Philadelphia Phillies announcer Dan Baker was honored with the Most Courageous award at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s annual banquet Monday in Cherry Hill, NJ

Baker, 76, was honored for winning his battle with cancer. Baker has undergone 24 surgeries and 30 radiation treatments since a tumor was found in his sinus in 2020.

Baker has been associated with the Phillies since 1972, their second season at Veterans Stadium. He is currently the longest-tenured PA announcer in Major League Baseball.

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