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List of Major League Baseball on NBC broadcasters

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List of Major League Baseball on NBC broadcasters

Contents

  • List of announcers by letter 1
    • A 1.1
    • B 1.2
    • C 1.3
    • D 1.4
    • E 1.5
    • G 1.6
    • H 1.7
    • J 1.8
    • K 1.9
    • L 1.10
    • M 1.11
    • N 1.12
    • O 1.13
    • P 1.14
    • R 1.15
    • S 1.16
    • T 1.17
    • U 1.18
    • V 1.19
    • W 1.20
  • See also 2
  • References 3

List of announcers by letter

A

In 1979, Albert, who had called backup play-by-play for NBC baseball earlier in the decade, became the network's pregame host for the series Major League Baseball: An Inside Look. When former Yale University president Bart Giamatti was named president of the National League in 1986, Albert japed to St. Louis Cardinals manager Whitey Herzog that there now would be "an opening for you at Yale." Herzog retorted by saying "I don't think that's funny, Marv!"

B

C

D

E

G

In 1989, Gardner became the first female to regularly host Major League Baseball coverage for a television network.

H

J

K

In 1971, Koufax signed a ten-year contract with NBC for $1 million to be a broadcaster on the Saturday Game of the Week. Koufax never felt comfortable being in front of the camera; he quit before the 1973 season.

L

M

Macatee joined NBC in 1982, where he hosted and reported on a variety of major events including late-night coverage of Wimbledon and the World Series, as well as the pre-game shows for the League Championship Series, Super Bowl XVII, and college football bowl games.

Miller would call games for NBC on their occasional doubleheader weeks. If not that, then Miller would appear on Saturday afternoon regionals the day after NBC's occasional prime time telecasts.

N

When NBC got baseball with Lindsey Nelson and Leo Durocher, for a while, the backup team was Chuck Thompson and Bill Veeck.

O

P

R

S

T

U

V

W

See also

References

  1. ^ "Dick Williams Hit as Analyst". Associated Press. June 11, 1974. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
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