Jimmy Rollins and Steve Carlton unveiled a bronze statue of Harry Kalas — the famed announcer who passed shortly before a ballgame in Washington D.C. in April of 2009 — prior to Tuesday’s game. Sculptor Lawerence J. Nowlan created his likeness that now stands near section 141 after Dear Harry Inc., a fan-based organization that formed to raise funds for the project, recruited him for the $80,000 project. SPR
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As the clouds parted for the first time in days, the sun beamed down on Ashburn Alley and its red-clad soldiers. It all seemed very fitting as after a two-day rain-induced delay, Aug. 16 was a time to remember one of the greatest figures in Philadelphia sports history: Former Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas.