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Donald Davidson Remembers Eddie Sachs – the Clown Prince of Racing
May 20, 2011

Eddie Sachs died in a fiery crash during the 1964 Indianapolis 500 that also claimed the life of Dave MacDonald, and what followed was one of the most memorable moments in sports broadcasting history. Sid Collins, the original voice of the 500, eulogized Sachs in a poignant and extemporaneous performance that was remarkable, and stands […]