FILE - This Oct. 21, 2008 file photo shows veteran Atlanta Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren speaking during a news conference in Atlanta. Van Wieren, the bespectacled broadcaster who was part of the landmark team that carried Atlanta Braves games throughout the nation on Ted Turner's "SuperStation," died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 after a long battle with cancer, the team said. He was 69.
FILE - This Oct. 21, 2008 file photo shows veteran Atlanta Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren speaking during a news conference in Atlanta. Van Wieren, the bespectacled broadcaster who was part of the landmark team that carried Atlanta Braves games throughout the nation on Ted Turner's "SuperStation," died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 after a long battle with cancer, the team said. He was 69. AP Photo
FILE - This Oct. 21, 2008 file photo shows veteran Atlanta Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren speaking during a news conference in Atlanta. Van Wieren, the bespectacled broadcaster who was part of the landmark team that carried Atlanta Braves games throughout the nation on Ted Turner's "SuperStation," died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 after a long battle with cancer, the team said. He was 69. AP Photo

McCombs: Pete Van Wieren, who died Saturday, belongs in Baseball Hall of Fame

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