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Early years[ edit ] Barber was born in Columbus, Mississippi. The family moved to Sanford, Florida inand at the age of 21, he hitchhiked to Gainesville and enrolled at the University of Floridamajoring in education. During Barber's first year, he worked at various jobs including part-time janitor at the University Club.
It was there in January that Barber got his start in broadcasting. An agriculture professor had been scheduled to appear on WRUFthe university radio station, to read a scholarly paper over the air.
When the professor's absence was discovered minutes before the broadcast was to begin, janitor Barber was called in as a substitute. It was thus that the future sportscaster's first gig was reading "Certain Aspects of Bovine Obstetrics".
Then he dropped out of school to focus on his radio work. On Opening Day April 17Barber attended his first major league game and broadcast its play-by-play, as the Reds lost to the Chicago Cubs 6—0.
He called games from the stands of Cincinnati 's renamed Crosley Field for the next five seasons. When MacPhail moved on to become president of the Dodgers for the season, he took the play-by-play man along. In BrooklynBarber became an institution, widely admired for his folksy style.
He was also appreciated by people concerned about Brooklyn's reputation as a land of "dees" and "dems". Barber became famous for his signature catchphrasesincluding these: To further his image as a Southern gentleman, Barber would often identify players as "Mister", "big fella", or "old" regardless of the player's age: Those other announcers are describing the flight of the ball[ citation needed ] but Barber was describing the outfielder in this famous call from Game 6 of the World Series.
Joe DiMaggio was the batter: In Game 4 of that same Series, Barber memorably described Cookie Lavagetto 's ninth-inning hit to break up Bill Bevens ' no-hitter and win the game at once: Stanky is being called back from the plate and Lavagetto goes up to hit Gionfriddo walks off second They're both ready to go on anything Two men out, last of the ninth Henrich is going back.
He can't get it! It's off the wall for a base hit!
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