VIN SCULLY: A REMEMBRANCE PART TWO; Historian Curt Smith covers voice’s role in LA and nationally

BASEBALL? – VIN  SCULLY? – NO ONE BETTER – THE VERY BEST! On August 2,Vin […]


Ken Levine talks about Vin Scully; Admired him since he was a kid and later as fellow MLB announcer

Quite simply, no one besides my father has had as much impact on my […]


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, 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 […]


HOF’s 2022 Frick Award will likely go to an unsung pioneer as radio celebrates its 100th birthday

It’s only fitting. As radio celebrates it centennial, the National Baseball Hall of Fame […]


Bob Uecker, 51 play-by-play seasons with Brewers; A quipster, actor and a perfectly rhythmic radio voice

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


DeWayne Staats: The play-by-play heroes of his childhood – crackled through the nighttime sky

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


Halby’s Morsels: MLB changes; Hoops voices; Nice to see an NHL announcer wear a turban on-air

College Hoops A couple weekends ago Bill Raftery called a Saturday afternoon game for […]


Jon Miller: A golden MLB voice; Still fresh on Giants games after 21 years of ESPN Sunday Night Baseball

Nationally, his sound was unmistakable. Smooth, deep and syrupy, the perfect soundtrack for 21 […]


Syracuse alumni calling MLB games wait for cry of ‘Play Ball’; Until then, they stay engaged uniquely

Stadiums and broadcast booths are empty as we fight covid-19. When things will open […]


ESPN’s popular Boog Sciambi: “To sound like a baseball voice of 50 years ago doesn’t work today”

When ESPN’s Jon Sicambi embarked upon his career in the early 90s, local sports-talk radio […]


Baseball Broadcast Historian Curt Smith ranks top 5 all-time Play-by-Play announcers

Curt Smith, a former White House speechwriter for the first President Bush, George Herbert Walker, […]