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American sports journalist, Sid Hartman Has Passed Away

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Popular American sports journalist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the WCCO 830 AM radio station, Sid Hartman has passed away. Sid Hartman was reported to have died today October 18, 2020, at the age of 100.

His death news was announced by his son, WCCO-AM host Chad, in a series of tweets made via his Twitter handle. the tweets read… “My father’s extraordinary and resilient life has come to a peaceful conclusion surrounded by his family.”

Born at Maternity Hospital on Glenwood Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota on March 15, 1920, Sid Hartman grew up in a Jewish family in north Minneapolis. His father, Jack Hechtman, was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States at age 16.

Hechtman changed his name to Hartman after he arrived in the United States. Sid Hartman’s mother, Celia Weinberg, immigrated to the United States from Latvia at age nine. Both of his parents died in 1972.

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