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 […]


VIN SCULLY: A REMEMBRANCE, PART ONE, An unbeatable announcer; by Curt Smith, Voices of the Game

A gem by the marvelous writer Curt Smith on the life of 94 year-old Vin […]


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 […]


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 […]


It’s World Series time: Historian Curt Smith ranks top 10 U.S. presidents as baseball fans

Recently, we etched virtually every American president’s tie to sports since George Washington […]


Pres. Trump loved the Yanks of the ’50s who knew how to make a deal long before The Donald

“American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass […]


President Barack Obama: Sports have a power to bring people together, even in a divided country

“American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, […]


George W. Bush said, ‘tongue in cheek,’ his worst mistake was trading Sammy Sosa to the White Sox

OUR PRESIDENTS, OURSELVES   “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator […]


George H. W. Bush: “Baseball has everything”; The 41st president’s love for the game never waned

“American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, […]