Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Former Phillies broadcaster Andy Musser dies

Andy Musser, a Phillies broadcaster for 26 years, has died.

Former Phillies broadcaster Andy Musser dies

Andy Musser broadcast Phillies games for 26 years. (Tom Gralish/Staff file photo)
Andy Musser broadcast Phillies games for 26 years. (Tom Gralish/Staff file photo)

Former Phillies broadcaster Andy Musser died peacefully in his home in Wynnewood on Sunday, his family said.

Mr. Musser was 74. No cause of death was listed.

The native of Lemoyne, Pa., broadcast Phillies games for 26 years. At one time or another, Mr. Musser did play-by-play for every major sports team in Philadelphia except the Flyers.

A Syracuse graduate and Army veteran, he broadcast two World Series, two Super Bowls, two Masters Toumaments, and numerous football and basketball games on national networks.

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After leaving the Phillies in 2001, Mr. Musser worked in private business.  He is survived by Eun Joo, his wife of 50 years; two children: Allan of Roswell, Ga., and Luanne Zimmerman of Lower Gwynedd, Pa., and four grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on at 11 a.m. January 31, in the Sanctuary of Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Ave., Bryn Mawr Pa. 19010.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Foundation.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Chadwick & McKinney of Ardmore.

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