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Monday, June 11, 2012

NY Daily News: Warner Fusselle, voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones, dead at 68

He was also involved with the Baseball’s Greatest Hits CD compilations of the late 1980s/early 1990s. RIP.

The “Fuse,” as he was affectionately called, had been with the team since its inception in 2001, missing only a handful of games over 11 years with the club. Brooklyn general manager Steve Cohen said Fusselle’s iconic voice and attention to detail endeared him to fans.

“Warner was a great person to tell the Brooklyn story,” Cohen said. “He had a unique way of painting the picture.”

Most recently, Fusselle had been working on television broadcasts for the St. John’s University baseball games for CBS Sports Network.

 

AndrewJ Posted: June 11, 2012 at 06:22 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brooklyn, mlb, obituaries

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   1. rpackrat Posted: June 11, 2012 at 10:23 PM (#4154334)
I met Mr. Fusselle in the 1970s after a Nets game at Nassau Coliseum(in the ABA days). He was a broadcaster for the Virginia Squires. He was very nice, took a few minutes to talk to me and gave me an autograph. Very sorry to hear about his untimely death.
   2. Leroy Kincaid Posted: June 12, 2012 at 07:10 AM (#4154448)
TWIB notes.
   3. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 12, 2012 at 10:20 AM (#4154531)
#2 -that's what I remember him for too. God I used to love that show.
   4. RMc is a fine piece of cheese Posted: June 12, 2012 at 12:41 PM (#4154681)
He was a broadcaster for the Virginia Squires.

If that didn't kill him, you know he was tough!

RIP.
   5. David Nieporent (now, with children) Posted: June 12, 2012 at 01:19 PM (#4154731)
Never heard him announce.
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(Well, except the TWIB thing.)
   6. Rowland Office Supplies Posted: June 12, 2012 at 01:42 PM (#4154764)
We need late-night and off-season TWIB marathons on MLB Network.
   7. Benji Posted: June 12, 2012 at 08:02 PM (#4155117)
I love that idea Rowland. And "This Week in Pro Football" on the NFL Network. Instead of running the same highlights hour after hour. Give us Boomers a treat.
   8. winnipegwhip Posted: June 12, 2012 at 10:37 PM (#4155231)
When I was first exposed to ESPN in 1988 I remember him narrating the ESPN Baseball Magazine Shows. RIP.

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