Originally written on Awful Announcing  |  Last updated 10/10/13
We've featured Dick Stockton numerous times on this site, even naming the NFL version of the Pammies after the longtime announcer.  There's no questioning Stockton's great career in broadcasting, but it's still a little puzzling to think multiple networks are still employing him to broadcast postseason games in 2013.  It's like the audio version of seeing Willie Mays with the Mets.  During last night's Pirates-Cardinals Game 5, a deciding game in the series, many fans were vocal on Twitter wondering if Stockton was watching the same game.  As always, these are Real Tweets from Real People... I'm just glad I don't have to hear Dick Stockton pronounce "Tabata" for another year. Or get the winning team wrong. — Metstradamus (@Metstradamus) October 10, 2013 Really starting to suspect Dick Stockton has absolutely no interest in baseball. — Steve Lepore (@stevelepore) October 10, 2013 Dick Stockton just identified right fielder Carlos Beltrán as Matt Holliday, never corrected himself. Keep on keepin' on, Stocky. — robneyer (@robneyer) October 10, 2013 With Pat Summeral gone, I'm glad to see Dick Stockton has taken over the "awkward read of a tv show promo" mantle. — Gus Ramsey (@GusRamsey) October 10, 2013 I'm almost as happy about not having to listen to Dick Stockton anymore as I am about another NLCS. #stlcards — Greg C (@greggy_fresh) October 10, 2013 Dick Stockton with a classic play by play tonight. Only 50 wrong calls on my count. Kudos Dick. — Jeff Roth (@jrpt) October 10, 2013 Good call, Dick Stockton. A pissed off Hawk Harrelson would be proud. #postseason #cardinals — Ernest Tolden (@ETolden4) October 10, 2013 Next season Dick Stockton will replace Ron Burgundy in those Dodge Durango commercials. — Tony Pirollo (@theTonyPirollo) October 10, 2013 Is Dick Stockton even at this game? He seems lost. — Steven Anderson (@DoTheViewYM) October 10, 2013 Dick Stockton is trending on Twitter. Does he know what that means? — Brian Mortensen (@brian_mortensen) October 10, 2013 Honest question. Does Dick Stockton's seat face the field? — Joedy McCreary (@JoedyAP) October 10, 2013 Given all the tweets I'm seeing about Dick Stockton, perhaps the Taiwan feed was a good call. — Taylor Ericson (@TaylorEricson) October 10, 2013
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Ukwuachu rape victim hires firm that prosecuted Winston

Leo Santa Cruz tops Abner Mares in slugfest

WATCH: Beckham makes great grab over Revis

SEC commissioner wrote classy note to injured Arkansas RB

John Daly taken to hospital after collapsing on course

Rex Ryan keeping Bills' starting quarterback a secret


Braves fan dies after falling from upper deck

Randall Cobb suffers shoulder injury vs. Eagles

WATCH: John Harbaugh, Jay Gruden get into shouting match

WATCH: Brian Hartline drags toes on great TD catch

Julio Jones, Falcons agree on 5-year contract extension

WATCH: Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion blasts three homers, extends hit streak

WATCH: Ricardo Mayorga taunts Shane Mosley in ring, loses

Will Jimmer Fredette find success with Spurs?

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

American Pharoah upset at Travers Stakes

Steve Smith joins family in stands after getting ejected from game

WATCH: Cordarrelle Patterson rips off 107-yard return TD

Steve Sarkisian giving up most of USC's playcalling duties

Animal shelter cancels fundraiser at Heinz Field

Mets acquire RP Addison Reed from Diamondbacks

WATCH: James Rodriguez scores unreal goals

Vin Scully: I believe next year will be my last

Charles Barkley wants to blow his former agent’s brains out

The Texas Rangers are firing on all cylinders

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker