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I was disappointed at an omission from your list of farewells for the year (The Lives They Led, Dec. 27). We in the Pacific Northwest are still mourning the death of our beloved voice of the Mariners, Dave Niehaus. Dave was there from the beginning, and his signature call of My oh my! became a catchphrase for the region. The airwaves won't be the same without his soothing tones.
Ben Mendro, Arlington, Wash.
... Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili. His death on the track just hours before the opening ceremony at the Vancouver Winter Olympics will forever have an impact on the Games.
Prince George, B.C.
... sportswriter Phil Jasner, a member of not only the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame but also the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Mount Laurel, N.J.
... Walt Dropo, the 1950 AL Rookie of the Year as a Red Sox first baseman. The Moose from Moosup (his hometown was Moosup, Conn.) also shares the record for most hits in a row, 12, which he accomplished with the Tigers in 1952.
Ronald P. Coderre