What the National League team’s radio broadcasters talked about during the biggest blowouts of the season, because you got to say something, you know?
It’s a widely held belief that the best way to enjoy baseball is by listening to it on the radio. It best captures the timeless nature of the sport, narrating present day events while imparting the feeling of a lazy summer day spent sitting by the dock at your grandparents’ cottage. It provides the perfect…
You can hear your favorite team in places you never thought possible.
What baseball life is like at the second-highest level, as told by the radio voice of the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers.
Ben and Sam discuss an assortment of topics, including the Astros’ outlook for 2013 and beyond, Alex Rodriguez’s long-awaited surgery, the Marlins and the MLBPA, and whether baseball broadcasts on the radio will survive.
Will video (and the internet) kill baseball’s radio star, or will technology simply bring fans closer to the booth?
A radio broadcaster’s persona reflects the team’s roster and fan following. Or is it the other way around?
Milo Hamilton’s impending retirement reminds us to savor early-generation broadcasters.