Tony Kubek, 86, a longtime Yankee and NBC MLB broadcaster, lives quietly with family in Wisconsin

A quarter-century ago, network television weekly ferried baseball across the land. Today streaming, cable, and […]


Jerry Coleman: A Rookie of the Year, a military hero, humble and a great American; 2 Wars, 13 Air Medals

From the 1940s until 2012, Jerry Coleman was among baseball’s greatest characters—priceless even when he […]


Historian Curt Smith says changes make HOF’s Ford Frick Award even better; Ballot goes from 8 to10

Perhaps sport’s most prestigious individual radio/TV honor is the Ford C. Frick Award, presented […]


Curt Smith on Russ Hodges: Author of baseball’s most famous call ever; “The Giants WIN the pennant!”

In 2021, the Giants won the NL West by a game over the Dodgers. […]


Pat Hughes: Following in footsteps of Cubs’ broadcast giants like Harry Caray and Jack Brickhouse

To many, the Chicago Cubs are the real America’s Team. As the 2022 regular […]


Pittsburgh has never had a more colorful voice than Bob Prince! “All we need is a bloop and a blast!”

To hail baseball’s return, we continue our series of profiles of top past and […]


Happy 70th birthday to Bob Costas! The prodigy can do anything; His zeal for baseball is irrepressible

Today, Bob Costas turns 70. Below, we continue our series of profiles of past […]


Was Phil Rizzuto the most popular Yankee voice ever? Reading historian Curt Smith’s piece, you can think so

To warm baseball’s current lockout chill, we present a series of profiles of top past […]


Curt Smith, sports broadcast historian, profiles late Bob Wolff, former Senators announcer

Since baseball’s player-management lockout has temporarily chilled its “Hot Stove League,” we begin today a […]


Jack Graney wins 2022 Ford Frick Award; Canadian born player, turned voice, became popular in Cleveland

Recall Dizzy Dean’s “sludding into third,” catcher Joe Garagiola, doing play-by-play in the bullpen […]


Historian Curt Smith pays tribute to Jerry Remy, Red Sox’ beloved TV analyst who passed at 68

If the Red Sox are New England’s Team, Jerry Remy was the region’s […]


HOFer Jon Miller’s résumé: 21 ESPN seasons and still vibrantly calling Giants games after 25 elegant years

Today continues our look at radio/TV Voices of baseball’s 10 post-season teams by Curt […]