When the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals meet at Fenway Park for game one of the World Series on Wednesday and on FOX, we'll all be witnessing the end of an era as Tim McCarver calls his final World Series. That means we'll get fewer moments like this.
And it can't come a moment too soon.
McCarver's 24 Fall Classics have been 24 too many in regards to his being in the broadcast booth. The 72-year-old broadcaster, who call his first World Series in 1985, has issued in enough bad puns, made enough bad connections between terms and flat out misrepresented facts for far too long.
"I'm obviously elated that I've lasted this long. I'm tickled to death to be doing this last Series," McCarver said on mlb.com.
So is everyone else, Tim. Thank you for retiring. The quality of national baseball broadcasts will immediately improve as soon as you step down.
You need to satisfy your competitive drive, so why not beat our experts in fantasy football. At FightClub, our official Fantasy Football partner, you can change you team weekly and win cash. Get a free $5 credit when you sign up and try them out. And each week, Sports Media 101 will sweeten the pot and award the player with top points an extra $25. Match-up and show them how good you are. Can you handle FightClub?
Your man cave is your home field advantage for every game. When the game is on the line, you should be able to look around and be reminded of the great moments you've watched unfold in that very room! MJR Sports Integrity offers a wide range or team and player-specific memorabilia that can do just that and take your game day room to the next level. Find your inspiration at MJR Sports Integrity and will your team to victory!
- Chipper Jones, Atlanta Braves Win 1995 World Series: Throwback Video
- Atlanta Braves Host Defending World Series Champions’ San Francisco Giants: Series Preview
- Atlanta Braves 2012 Draftees Named Minor Leaguers of the Year
- Atlanta Braves Travel to Kauffman Stadium for First Time for Two-game Series with Kansas City Royals: Series Preview
- Jason Heyward Returns for Atlanta Braves in Four-game Series with New York Mets: Series Preview
Short URL: http://sport-ne.ws/12vk