Historian Curt Smith Assesses John Sterling after 36 years on Yankees radio; He’s one of a kind!

If you were raised in Upstate New York in the 1950s and early ‘60s, […]


Curt Smith looks at the years when Jaime Jarrin and René Cárdenas, do the Dodgers in Spanish

PART III. BÉISBOL ON THE AIR—THE DODGERS’ HISPANIC RADIO/TV STORY By CURT SMITH The great […]


BÉISBOL (Baseball) On the Air; Buck Canel was a true pioneer with lots of connections and versatility

PART II: BÉISBOL ON THE AIR—BUCK CANEL   Welcome to the second in a three-part […]


New Book hails the world of Hispanic Broadcasting; This is the first of Curt Smith’s Three Part Series

By CURT SMITH  In 1921, KDKA Pittsburgh aired baseball’s first game on radio at Forbes […]


2024’s Ford Frick Award is bestowed upon the Red Sox’ Voice Joe Castiglione, 41 seasons at Fenway!

JOE CASTIGLIONE HAS BEEN NAMED 2024 FORD C. FRICK AWARD WINNER; HE HAS CALLED RED […]


A World Series of runaway wins and punishing losses; Yet it all came down to a Bill Mazeroski crusher!

WANT TO ENLIVEN BASEBALL? HEED THE 1960 WORLD SERIES PART FOUR: A HOME RUN […]


It was more than just Mazeroski; Many contributed for both teams; The details will never be forgotten

A Home Run and Its Wake! Criticized by some for seeming old-timey, baseball adopted several […]


Fighting for the ’60 World Series title in Game#7, Bill Mazeroski’s 9th inning, stunning HR was gripping!

CURT SMITH’S FOUR PART SERIES ON THE GRIPPING 1960 FALL CLASSIC: THIS IS PART TWO […]


In 1960, the Bucs’ Bill Mazeroski won the World Series with a 9th inning crusher in Game #7!

WANT TO ENLIVEN BASEBALL? HEED THE 1960 WORLD SERIES. Criticized by some for seeming old-timey, […]


More from Curt Smith on baseball: Disappointing news why Mel Allen was fired; His rehabilitation

Continuing our conversation with Curt Smith, the wonderful baseball broadcast historian and former U.S. presidential […]


Curt Smith: Cubs’ Pat Hughes named 2023 Ford C. Frick Award recipient; Will be honored next summer at HOF

In 1982, Hollywood released a sublime film, My Favorite Year, starring Peter O’Toole as […]


Curt Smith profiles Frick’s 2023 top ten, MLB is most transparent of all sports’ ballots; Winner named in Dec

It is striking how many broadcasters of the four major sports—baseball, basketball, football, and […]