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.Â 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. Christopherâ€™s Church, 20141 Detroit Road, Rocky River Road, Ohio Saturday, November 15 at 10:30am.Â 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