The downside of going to the game is less time to write about what happened. But I wouldn’t trade the experience for anything. Ernie was perfect as always and instead of being sad to see and hear him for what would likely be the last time, I was just thrilled to be a part of it. Ernie just makes things better, even the saddest of days. With that said, here’s some links and videos from around the internets.
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Harwell’s address to the media:
The speech to the fans(h/t Bless You Boys):
MLB.com has the video of the video tribute (not embeddable).
The Tigers players and Rusty Kuntz talk about Harwell’s address.
The text of the speech to the fans.