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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A legendary Philadelphia sports broadcaster has passed away.

Big Al Meltzer spent much of the 1970’s as the sports director at KYW-3.

Legendary Sportscaster 'Big Al' Meltzer Dies At 89

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He was also the voice of Big 5 Basketball.

Big Al retired from broadcasting in 2003.

Big Al was 89 years old.