What Makes A Great Radio Baseball Broadcaster?

I consider myself a very fortunate human being. Over the course of the first fifteen years of my life I learned most of my professional baseball knowledge over the radio. Being a Philadelphia Phillies fan, I was 스포츠중계 lucky to have grown up listening to two of the best broadcasters in the game in Harry Kalas and Richie Ashburn.

I’ve also had the opportunity to hear the voices of Harry Caray, Vin Scully, Jack Buck and Bob Uecker. Recently, through the beauty of satellite radio, I’ve been able to pick up every major league broadcast on my XM radio.

What do the great radio broadcasters do better than everyone else? Well, there are a few things that separate them from the pack and I’d like to share them with you now.

A. Dead Air

“The pitch to Gonzalez is downstairs for a ball.” This type of statement is made constantly throughout the course of a nine inning baseball game. It is quite innocent in and of itself, but it’s what comes after these words that makes the difference.

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