Herbert Jude Score, 75, passed away at his home today in Rocky River, OH after a lengthy illness. Mr. Score thrilled baseball fans as a power pitcher in the American League from 1955 to 1959.
Cleveland Indians fans relied on his skill as a game announcer from 1964 to 1997. His final play-by-play was Game 7 of the 1997 World Series. In 1998 he was inducted into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
Visitation is as follows: Friday, November 14, 2008 from 1-3pm and 6-9pm at Busch Funeral Home, 21369 Center Ridge Road in Fairview Park, Ohio.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Score will be celebrated at St. Christopher’s Church, 20141 Detroit Road, Rocky River Road, Ohio Saturday, November 15 at 10:30am. Interment will be in Lakewood Park Cemetery located at 22025 Detroit Road, Rocky River, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cornerstone of Hope, 5905 Brecksville Road, Independence, Ohio, 44131; or Cleveland Indians Charities, c/o Cleveland Indians Community Outreach Department, 2401 Ontario Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.
Source: Cleveland Indians