Sportscaster Red Rush Dies
January 16, 2009 at 5:16 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former KANSAS CITY and OAKLAND ATHLETICS, CHICAGO WHITE SOX, and ST. LOUIS CARDINALS broadcaster RED RUSH, who died SUNDAY in MORAGA, CA at 81. RUSH had been battling Alzheimer's disease for several years.
RUSH handled A's play-by-play in three separate stints, in 1965, 1971, and 1979-80, and also broadcast NBA games for the MINNEAPOLIS LAKERS and GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS and college sports for LOYOLA-CHICAGO, DEPAUL, NORTHWESTERN, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA and UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO.