With 44,000 sets in U.S., the first World Series telecast was 72 years ago today; See timeline: 1947-2019

  Seventy two years ago today, history was made. The first ever World Series game […]


Al Helfer, this year’s Frick winner, was likely the most traveled of all the baseball voices ever honored

Ford Frick Award – Fun Facts On NFL Enshrinement Weekend, smack in middle of the […]


1964: Baseball’s best broadcasting year, top to bottom; 25 eventual HOF Ford Frick winners were on the air

For baseball broadcasting,  you might say that it was a glorious year, one not surpassed […]


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 […]


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, […]


Catching Up With the Iconic and Versatile Broadcaster Jack Whitaker; Enjoying Life in his 90s

In the early 60s, Whitaker left local television and his hometown of Philadelphia, beginning a colorful journey through network television’s dominant years.