Awards & Winners

Red Barber

Date of Birth 17-February-1908
Place of Birth Columbus
(Lowndes County, Mississippi, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Walter Lanier Barber
Profession Sports commentator, Announcer
Walter Lanier "Red" Barber was an American sports commentator. Barber, nicknamed "The Ol' Redhead", was primarily identified with radio broadcasts of Major League Baseball, calling play-by-play across four decades with the Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers, and New York Yankees. Like his fellow sports pioneer Mel Allen, Barber also gained a niche calling college and professional football in his primary market of New York City.

Awards by Red Barber

Check all the awards nominated and won by Red Barber.


Peabody Award
(Personal award for his commentary work on NPR)