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Friday, November 11, 2016

Joe Buck on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (click to 27:00 for the segment)

Slow baseball news week, so let’s chat with Joe Buck.  He’s on the show to plug a book, but I found this interesting to watch.  I’ve never really seen Buck outside of his solemn game announcing duty mode.  He’s actually quite a bit more lively and personable and wisecracking than you might expect.  (His voice is still grating, though.)

Karl from NY Posted: November 11, 2016 at 11:26 AM | 3 comment(s)
  Beats: broadcasting, fox, joe buck, nbc

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Vin Scully Unhappy About Reduced World Series Role

Vin and I made plans in the spring of ’66 to have dinner when we later had the Dodgers on our broadcast schedule,” Gowdy remembered pensively.  “As our date approached, I called Vin to finalize details and he abruptly told me that dinner was off. He had apparently found out that if the Dodgers win, his television role would be reduced. He was obviously not happy about the decision.

I was surprised by Vin’s reaction but understood it. Heck, the World Series was then sports’ brightest stage and Scully’s role was being halved on television.”

Now that Vin has retired all the skeletons are coming out of the closet, eh?

Bote Man Posted: November 03, 2016 at 02:37 PM | 7 comment(s)
  Beats: broadcaster, broadcasting, dodgers, poopyhead, television, vin scully, world series

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Astros minor-leaguer apologizes for tweet criticizing Jessica Mendoza

What Marlow said was stupid. I don’t agree, however, with the idea that any non-specific criticism should be automatically painted as misogynistic. The writer’s decision to paint her detractors with a broad brush as a response undercuts his argument.

But Marlow’s criticism follows the same tired trend we always see with Mendoza. It’s never specific, and it’s more about the fact that she’s a woman than anything else. It’s never anything like, “I wish her hitting breakdowns were more ____,” or “she could really benefit from a partner who ____.” It’s mostly just general, “I don’t like her” complaints that hint at misogyny. In this case, there’s no hinting.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 06, 2016 at 08:41 AM | 65 comment(s)
  Beats: astros, broadcasting

Monday, October 03, 2016

Hugh Hewitt Show: The Vin Scully Interview

Well worth a listen.

Back in July of 2012, Hugh had the opportunity to spend an hour with the broadcast legend who is calling it a career after 67 years today.

Renegade (((JE))) Posted: October 03, 2016 at 06:22 PM | 10 comment(s)
  Beats: broadcasting, brooklyn dodgers, dodgers, interview, vin scully

 

 

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