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House Proceeding 07-21-09 on Jul 21st, 2009 :: 1:07:55 to 1:13:15
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Stephen F. Lynch

1:07:52 to 1:08:12( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: those opposed, no. for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia rise? mr. broun: madam speaker, i request the yeas and nays -- yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: the yeas and nays are requested. those in favor of taking ts vote by the yeas and nays will rise and remain standing until counted. a sufficient number having arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20

Stephen F. Lynch

1:07:55 to 1:13:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

1:08:13 to 1:08:37( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: and the chair's prior announcement, further proceedings on this motion will

Stephen F. Lynch

1:08:38 to 1:08:59( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: be postponed. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusetts rise? mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the rul and agree to the resolution, house resolution 350. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolutn 350, resolution honoring the life and accomplishments of harry kalas for his invaluable contributions to the national pastime of

Stephen F. Lynch

1:09:00 to 1:09:20( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: baseball, the community, and the nation. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, and the gentleman from utah, mr. chaffetz, will each control 20 minutes. the chair gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without

Stephen F. Lynch

1:09:21 to 1:09:41( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: objection. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i now yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. on behalf of the house committee on oversight and government reform, i am pleased to present house resolution 350 for consideration. this resolution honors the life and accomplishment of mr. harry kalas.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:09:42 to 1:10:06( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: house resolution 350 was introduced by my colleague, representative joe sestak, on april 21, 2009, and was favorably reported out of the oversight committee by unanimous consent on june 18, gine. additionally house resolution 350 enjoys the support of over 50 members of congress.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:10:07 to 1:10:27( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: born on march 26, 1936 in naperville, illinois, harry kalas graduated from high school in 1954 and from the university of iowa in 1959. after receiving a bachelor of arts degree in speech, radio, and television. following his graduation, mr. kalas served in the united states army for two years after

Stephen F. Lynch

1:10:28 to 1:10:48( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: which he began his distinguished career in broadcasting. by calling baseball games for the university of hawaii, as well as the hawaii islanders of the triple-a pacific coast league. in 1965 mr. kalas made his major league baseball debut as the sportscaster with the houston as trose.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:10:49 to 1:11:10( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: six -- astros. six years later he embarked on a 39-year hall of fame career as a sports broadcaster with the philadelphia phillies where he was ultimately paired with his good friend and phillies hall of famer, center fielder, richie ashburn. nicknameded heyry the k. by philly fans, he originated his

Stephen F. Lynch

1:11:11 to 1:11:32( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: "out of here" home run call in the mid 1970's. and as the near 40-year voice of the phillies called a number of memorable philadelphia and major league baseball moments. among them were the first games played at the houston astrodome, veteran stadium, and citizens bank park. also mike schmidt's 500th home run and every one of steve

Stephen F. Lynch

1:11:33 to 1:11:54( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: carlton's starts from 1972 to 1986. of course the phillies' two world series championships in 1980 and in 2008. in recognition of his distinguished career, mr. kalas received the ford c. frick award in 2002 frothe national baseball hall of fame. which actually bestows the award

Stephen F. Lynch

1:11:55 to 1:12:18( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: to broadcasters who haveade major contributions to the game of baseball. however, mr. kalas' career was not limited to baseball. in addition to his work with the phillies, mr. kalas called a variety of notable sports events over the course of his nearly 50-year career and served as the long dim time noise of nfl films as featured on the hbo program,

Stephen F. Lynch

1:12:19 to 1:12:39( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: snifle -- "inside the nfl." he also lent his voice to a number of well-known commercial and television specials, but most importantly he will be equally rembered as a devoted husband to his beloved wife and father to his three sons, todd, brad, and cane. regrettably harry kalas passed away on april 13, 2009.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:12:40 to 1:13:02( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: in honor of their beloved friend and colleague, the 2009 philadelphia phillies can be seen wearing a black h.k. patch over the heart of the jerseys and mr. kalas' famous home run call can currently be heard playing in citizens bank park after every phillies homer. additionally they have renamed their tv broadcast booth, the

Stephen F. Lynch

1:13:03 to 1:13:16( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: harry kalas broadcast booth. mr. speaker, let us further honor this distinguished american through the passage of of this commemorative resolution to honor his life and achievements. i urge my colleagues to do so in

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