Merrill Reese: The Voice Of Philadelphia


Published: April 29, 2009


... basic, famous quote of this man of men very well.

If any Eagles’ fan tells you they don’t love Merrill Reese, they are lying. His fairly monotone, very recognizable voice can be heard calling the plays of every Eagle’s game since 1977—that’s 10 years before I was even born.


It is an undeniable fact that he is the voice of the Philadelphia Eagles and along with the late Harry Kalas, the voice of the “City of Brotherly Love.”

I can remember from an early age muting every week’s Eagles game and putting on 94.1 WYSP just hear him call the game. It is the voice that chills are made of. The way Merrill paints a picture of the ac...

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