2018: Halby’s sportscasting awards; The best and worst, 50 categories

With apologies to Rudy Martzke, the ex-longtime national sports media critic, I humbly share my […]


Scully’s 1965 Koufax call was perfect; yet his most graphic was in 1959, describing a rhubarb at the Coliseum

In 1959, some three years before television replay was introduced, there was a wild argument […]


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 […]


Joe Davis: His second full year in the hallowed Dodger booth, sanctified by Vin Scully

What would you rather do? Follow Willie Mays as the everyday centerfielder in San Francisco, […]


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 […]


Halby’s Morsels: Scully – The early years, from Brooklyn to LA; Jack and Joe Buck

Studying and breaking down baseball’s greatest broadcaster ever, Vin Scully; a 1957 and 1967 version […]


Scully biographer Curt Smith details why Vin is MLB’s best ever

  In this segment of our continuing discussion with prolific author, presidential speechwriter and baseball […]


Cubs’ voice Pat Hughes: Scully, Costas and Bill King are my all-time Sportscasting Grand Masters

In the second part of our series profiling Pat Hughes, the popular radio voice of […]


Tears of Appreciation: Costas, Enberg, Glickman, Scully and Joe Tait

My mother, bless her heart, has a love for old classical music. When listening to […]


The NHL’s Mike Emrick: A Rapid-Fire Version of Dick Enberg

“With 90 percent of the players in visors, it’s hard to find something to hit.”


Like the Rest of Us, Announcers Deal with Issues Too

It’s not always rosy. It just appears that way!


Morsels and Jottings: 3.4.18

Assorted musings and recent news.