Kalas died from heart disease

Updated: April 14, 2009, 9:32 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

WASHINGTON -- Autopsy results show that longtime Phillies TV and radio broadcaster Harry Kalas died from heart disease.

A spokeswoman at the Washington, D.C., chief medical examiner's office said Kalas, who died Monday, had high blood pressure and suffered from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The disease, in which plaque buildup restricts blood flow in arteries, is a major cause of heart attacks and strokes.

Known for his signature "Outta here!" home run calls, Kalas ...

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