Ben Fong-Torres listens to baseball broadcasters across the country
- Ben Fong-Torres listens to baseball broadcasters around the country and writes from Northern California, 6/11/10: "Around the diamond:
But where our guys are measured, and let loose only when it's called for,
- there are guys in Chicago, for both teams there, who root-root-root their way through games. There are announcers who call their teams "the good guys."
There's the Atlanta Braves announcer watching a deep fly ball: "Get up! Get up! Stay high enough!" Yes, we have "Grab some pine, Meat!" from Mike Krukow, but, mostly, he's an affable commentator alongside Duane Kuiper, who's cool until a Giant slams one high, deep and "OUTTA here!"
- Equally relaxed and relaxing are Jon Miller and Dave Flemming, who also anchors an entertaining postgame show....
Across the bay, Ken Korach, Vince Cotroneo and Ray Fosse are also nicely balanced between a low-key presentation of info-packed play-by-play and high energy for key plays. We've got it good."...
- from SFGate.com, 6/11, Radio Waves, "80 nominated for Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame," by Ben Fong-Torres. via RadioDailyNews