1908 – Walter Lanier Barber was born 17th of February in Columbus, Mississippi.
1934-1938 – He broadcast for the Reds.
1935 – Announcer for the first televised baseball game in history, a Reds vs. Dodgers double header.
1939-1953 – Switched to the Brooklyn Dodgers, where he became known as "The Voice of the Dodgers.
1954 – Barber became broadcaster for the New York Yankees.
1966 – He made the faux pas of informing listeners the true crowd size in the stadium: 413.
– Barber retired from baseball broadcasting.
– Wrote several books, including his autobiography.
1978 – He was awarded the Ford C. Frick Award.
1981 – Barber made weekly contributions to National Public Radio’s Morning Edition program.
1984 – Awarded as Polk Award Career Award.
1992 – He died 22nd of October in Tallahassee, Florida.
1995 – Barber was awarded as Radio Hall of Fame.