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Friday, August 14, 2015
Dick Jonckowski, back where he belongs
A familiar face was missing from The American Legion Baseball World Series press box in Shelby, N.C., last August. And, even more so, a familiar voice.
Dick Jonckowski, who had served as the public address announcer for the World Series since 1998, had to miss the 2014 tournament because he was battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He’s recovered and is back in his familiar place in Shelby: in front of the microphone.
“At (the National Commander’s Reception), I had so many people come over and say how happy they were to see me back,” Jonckowski said. “That’s really been a heartwarming experience so far. It’s made a difference.” read full story here