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Tim Mccarver

Deconstructing McCarver

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 12.24.2013 | Comedy
Jerry and Joe Long

There used to be a baseball announcer named Richie Ashburn (Google him, Youtube him, do what you gotta do). If you were ever fortunate enough to listen to him you'll know why we dislike Tim McCarver.

Enter Sandman By Tim McCarver

Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports

Those who watched Mariano Rivera's perfect eighth inning of the All-Star Game not only heard Metallica's "Enter Sandman" as he ran out onto the field,...

When I'm 64, Remembering '64

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

The upcoming Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be the first hosted by the New York Mets since 1964, reminding me that following the All-Star br...

'It's Time To Cut Back'

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 05.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Tim McCarver will make his 55th straight season of Major League Baseball his last. The two-time champion catcher will call the World...

What Was Tim McCarver Thinking?

Posted 10.25.2012 | Sports

Justin Verlander was not the only high-profile performer to struggle during Game 1 of the 2012 World Series. FOX announcer Tim McCarver delivered a pe...

Hockey Analyst Rips World Series Announcer

Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing When I think of people that would be in line to criticize MLB on Fox analyst Tim McCarver, plenty of individuals imm...

Broadcaster Joe Buck Discusses Charges of Nepotism, His Cancelled HBO Show, Why He Quit Twitter and Losing His Father

Graham Bensinger | Posted 11.24.2012 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

Joe Buck reflects on his canceled HBO show, losing his voice in 2011, his reasons for quitting Twitter and gives his opinion on who holds the title of baseball's home run king.

MLB Announcer Discovers True Cause Of Home Run Increase

Posted 04.29.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Tim McCarver isn't just a baseball announcer, no, he's also evidently an amateur meteorologist. How else would one...

The Most Disturbing Thing In the World?

Posted 04.08.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Perhaps Tim McCarver has Twitter searched his name on a Saturday afternoon one too many times. Maybe he was defrie...

Huh? World Series Announcer Claims 'Strike' Is A Five Letter Word

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

Wait, what? In the top of the 7th, vowel-challenged Cardinals reliever Mark Rzepczynski notched a strike out to end the inning. This prompted play...

Reggie Jackson and Tommy Lasorda Look Like Fools During Yanks-Dodgers Game Telecast

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Paula Duffy

The recent weekend series between the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers produced hyperbole about the teams' bygone days of glory and hotly contested rivalry.

Why We Love Baseball

Eugene Michael Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Eugene Michael Santiago

It still is the American past-time

Sports on TV Better with the Sound Off

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Hollander

Enough with the announcers; we'll take our own journey and become an informed and engaged sports viewership that doesn't need escalating audio-visual effects to enjoy what it's watching.