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Commissioner's Statement

Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the death of 2001 Ford C. Frick Award-winning broadcaster Rafael "Felo" Ramirez, who was 94:

"Felo Ramirez had a decorated career in sports broadcasting and was especially known for his excellence in Baseball. He was part of many historic moments in the game and worked more than 30 All-Star Games and World Series. Felo was a pillar of goodwill to all of Latino baseball, covering 40 Caribbean World Series, and a great ambassador for the Marlins throughout their entire history. On behalf of Major League Baseball, we will always remember his many contributions to what is now a proudly global game."

Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the death of 2001 Ford C. Frick Award-winning broadcaster Rafael "Felo" Ramirez, who was 94:

"Felo Ramirez had a decorated career in sports broadcasting and was especially known for his excellence in Baseball. He was part of many historic moments in the game and worked more than 30 All-Star Games and World Series. Felo was a pillar of goodwill to all of Latino baseball, covering 40 Caribbean World Series, and a great ambassador for the Marlins throughout their entire history. On behalf of Major League Baseball, we will always remember his many contributions to what is now a proudly global game."