The accomplishments of the greats and the voices who covered them; Barber, Cosell, Scully and others

This Week in History 11/14 – 11/18 As the baseball award season approaches, let’s look […]


Remembering some powerful names: Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Elston Howard and Fernando Valenzuela

This Week in Sports History 11/7 – 11/11 As mid November approaches, we can officially […]


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 […]


Sports history thickens through the years; Events of the week and the voices who covered them

This week in sports and who covered them With the World Series between the […]


Remembering the earthquake World Series; the Holy War battles between Boston College and ND plus more

This Week in Sports and Sports Broadcast History 10/24 – 10/28   The […]


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. […]


Broadcasting’s centennial: The top 100 LOCAL TV and radio voices on the electronic media’s 100th birthday

We all know that we live in a divided country. But both sides of […]


Broadcasting’s 100th: Celebrating sports on TV from its beginnings after the war through today!

When we began celebrating broadcasting’s 100th birthday, it was a salute to radio, born […]


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 […]


As radio commemorates a century on-air, these are nuggets covering the early 100 year journey

Radio as an embryo: Graham McNamee (left) was radio’s first star when the medium […]


This Week in Sports, August 8-15, 2021; The big events and the broadcasters who covered them

This week’s listing of sports history starts with 1951. The look should trigger memories particularly […]


Bill White, hired 50 years ago by the Yanks, was the first ever Black play-by-player for a pro team

Fifty years ago this past February, Bill White was introduced to the media as […]