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April 23, 2015

Baseball Took His Vision and Gave Him Everything Else

Broadcaster Ed Lucas and his son Chris describe a life spent in baseball.

Michael Gluckstadt

Baseball took Ed Lucas's sight, but it gave him everything else. When he was 12 years old, Lucas was struck by a ball during a sandlot game, causing him to lose his vision. His memories of the diamond before that moment have allowed him to sustain an Emmy-winning career as a broadcaster—one who hasn't missed a single home opener at Yankee Stadium in the last 60 years.

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