Bill Brown: “After 30 years with the Astros, I thought it was time – before fans get critical”

Not many non ex ballplayers start their broadcast careers right in the big leagues. Bill […]


Sweet 16: Baseball’s all-time ‘Franchise Tag’ announcers – forever their team’s Voice!

MLB team announcers who merit ‘Franchise Tags’ – Names inextricably linked with the franchises they […]


Bob Costas wows Cooperstown accepting Frick Award: ‘Broadcasters are inseparable from the game itself’

After Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series, Joe Trimble’s lead in the […]


Curt Smith shares why pioneer Red Barber was fired by Yanks in ’66; Costas gets Frick Award tomorrow in Cooperstown

This Saturday, Bob Costas will be honored with the 42nd Ford Frick Award, emblematic of […]


Will Radio Dominoes fall? Chuck Kaiton, original Voice of Carolina Hurricanes, out after 39 seasons! – Victim of cost cutting

While New York mourned the scourge of Tronc’s financial lords, who beat down the Daily […]


Historian Curt Smith answers mystery question: Why Mel Allen was fired by GM Ralph Houk in ’64

The ceremony honoring this year’s Ford Frick winner, Bob Costas, will be held Saturday evening in Cooperstown, […]


Raiders, looking ahead, hire Vegas’ Brent Musburger to replace Greg Papa on radio

The story that emerged from Oakland a couple days ago caught me a bit off-guard. […]


The Master at Work: A list of Vin Scully’s memorable expressions

Like music aficionados studying notes of classical composers or art devotees examining strokes of the […]


Denny Matthews: Hall of Fame ‘Voice of Royals’ started with expansion Kansas City franchise in 1969

Most big-league announcers will tell you that they grew up dreaming of calling games. Al […]


Changing of the network guard in booths and studios + Halby’s Morsels

Smooth Dan Patrick, 62, will not be seen on NBC’s SNF this fall. He’s gone. […]


Most cherished, all-time, same market, play-by-play pairs

  As promised, we’re recognizing the top market pairs ever. This is the baker’s dozen […]


John Sterling: The Yankee years – A lightning rod for criticism

John Sterling’s first foray into New York radio was somewhat successful. He certainly left his […]