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Old 03-27-2013, 12:08 PM
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Default Final Season for Tim McCarver on FOX

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Quote from Commissioner Selig on Tim McCarver, who will step down at the end of this season as lead analyst.

"Tim McCarver has chronicled the national pastime on our biggest stages, including a record 23 World Series and 20 All-Star Games, for a generation of baseball fans. As an analyst, he has always thought like a manager in the dugout, and in the process he helped redefine what sports fans expected from the broadcast booth. Tim has led a remarkable baseball life since signing with the Cardinals in 1959, and all of us at Major League Baseball look forward to joining our partners at FOX Sports in honoring his Hall of Fame career throughout the 2013 season. On behalf of our 30 Clubs, I thank Tim for his important contributions to our game over the past seven decades.
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:25 PM
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"I don't think that taste is there...."
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:28 PM
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15 years too late
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:31 PM
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Thank Christ.

I don't complain about announcers much, but this man makes things absolutely unwatchable. He's easily #1 in my worst announcer club.
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:46 PM
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"I don't think that taste is there...."
I never get tired of hearing that.

Baseball announcing must be the only portion of the entertainment industry that almost encourages people to stay way past their prime. It's a badge of honor for these folks to die with their boots on.
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:50 PM
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Let's see...you get paid very well, have first class travel, stay in the best hotels and watch a game every night.

Can't imagine why guys would want to keep doing it.

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Old 03-27-2013, 12:57 PM
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But do you trust FOX to hire someone new that isn't terrible?
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But do you trust FOX to hire someone new that isn't terrible?
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Old 03-28-2013, 06:50 AM
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Baseball announcing must be the only portion of the entertainment industry that almost encourages people to stay way past their prime. It's a badge of honor for these folks to die with their boots on.
Vin Scully is still infinitely better than McCarver.
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:22 AM
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Vin Scully is still infinitely better than McCarver.
My seven year old daughter would be infinitely better than McCarver.
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Old 06-28-2014, 10:29 AM
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If he broadcasts only one more year, that means he will not be broadcasting after that year is finished.
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