Ed Lucas
Ed Lucas
  • Emmy winning sportscaster despite blindness
  • Member of 3 Halls of Fame
  • Subject of major motion picture

Biography

Emmy winning broadcaster Ed Lucas is one of the most respected people on the American sports scene. He has been covering the Yankees, Mets, Giants, Jets, and almost every other professional sports team for over forty five years. During his career, he has met and developed close friendships with scores of Hall of Fame athletes, legendary entertainers, notable business moguls, and preeminent politicians, including four U.S. Presidents.

Ed has done all of these things despite the fact that he’s been totally blind since an accident at age twelve

Lucas has been honored by thousands of organizations in his career, and has raised millions for various charities. Ed's mentor, Yankee Hall of Famer Phil Rizzuto teamed with him to help support schools for disabled children, like the one where Ed learned the skills that helped him to become successful.

In 1980, Ed Lucas became the first disabled person in the United States to win full custody of his children from a non-disabled spouse. The story of Ed's life, and this landmark legal victory, is currently being...

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Living A "Hall of Fame" Life
As a member of three Halls of Fame and friend to countless Hall of Fame ballplayers, Ed Lucas speaks...
No Cup Or Cane!
When Ed Lucas lost his sight at age 12, he was told repeatedly that the only future for a blind person...
Jokers on the Diamond
Throughout his Emmy winning 50 year career as a broadcaster covering Major League Baseball, Ed Lucas...

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