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With the news breaking Wednesday that Tim McCarver is retiring from broadcasting at the end of 2013, there has been a lot of discussion as to just who will be paired with Joe Buck for the 2014 season and beyond. Buck and McCarver have been teaming since 1996, and while they're well past their expiration date in many eyes, they've been the top broadcast duo in the sport for a generation. It'll be tough for someone to fill McCarver's role alongside Buck after almost 2 decades, but everyone knew this day was coming eventually, and Fox more than likely has had the wheels spinning for a while.
With that in mind, here are the 10 best candidates to replace McCarver in the Fox booth alongside Joe Buck.
1) Ron Darling. Darling is one of the best color analysts out there, working in the fantastic three-man SNY booth alongside Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez. He also has had national exposure working with TBS and veteran play-by-play commentator Ernie Johnson. Darling is...
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Baseball analyst Tim McCarver says he will step down from his position at Fox after this season.
McCarver said on a conference call Wednesday he had told the network he will not try to extend his contract, which expires at the end of the 2013 season.
The 71-year-old McCarver has worked 28 consecutive Major League Baseball postseasons on network television dating to 1984, providing...
Controversial to many, Tim McCarver remains a big part of Philadelphia Phillies history. McCarver had two stints with the Phillies, 1970-1972, and 1975-1980 and has been a national broadcaster since his retirement from Major League Baseball. On Wednesday, McCarver announced that he would retire from broadcasting after the 2013 season....
There’s quite a bit on our plate for this week’s edition of Sports Media Weekly. Ken Fang of Fang’s Bites and I begin the show discussing the impact Tim McCarver has had on the coverage of Major League Baseball over the years. McCarver announced today that he will no longer serve as the lead baseball analyst
Tim McCarver will be retiring after the 2013 season. Good riddance.
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NEW YORK (AP) Tim McCarver will make his 55th straight season of Major League Baseball his last.
The two-time champion catcher will call the World Series this year and then retire from his analyst job at Fox.
"I wanted to step down while I know I can still do the job and proud of the job I've done," the 71-year-old McCarver said during a conference call Wednesday...
Enjoy him while you can, 2013 will be Tim McCarver‘s last in the FOX broadcast booth.
The long-time color commentator announced he is retiring at season’s end. McCarver began his second career in 1979 after he retired from baseball — he would eventually return to the game briefly in 1980 to become one of 29 MLB players to play in four decades. McCarver has announced 23 World...
One of the longest-tenured sports TV analysts is calling it a career. FOX Major League Baseball analyst Tim McCarver will retire at the end of the 2013 season, Fox Sports announced Wednesday. McCarver has been [...]
Ben and Sam talk about Tim McCarver`s impending retirement and share their thoughts on broadcasting, then discuss whether changes in players` routines have reduced the importance of clubhouse chemistry.
FOX baseball analyst Tim McCarver announced earlier this week this season would be his last. He’s 72 and he obviously feels like taking a step back.
After a 21-year career in Major League Baseball (1959-1980 with St. Louis and Philadelphia twice, along with Boston and Montreal) – plus 33 years in the booth beginning in 1980 – one can’t blame him.
McCarver, when he played...
One of the faces of our Mount Rushmore is planning his exit from the broadcast booth. Fox's Tim McCarver announced he will retire at the end of the 2013 MLB season. He's called every World Series on Fox since the network won World Series rights in 1996 and will have worked a total of 23 in his announcing career when he steps away later this year. The former Cardinals...
With news (readily welcomed here) that Tim McCarver would be stepping down from the primary Fox Sports color analysis microphone after 2013, the immediate question is, “who will fill those (sock-less) shoes?” And especially the big head. And work with Joe Buck (whose head size rivals Tim’s). With the World Series locked up through 2021 for Fox Sports, the new candidate...
Tim McCarver, shown bottom right with the 1980 Phillies broadcast team with Andy Musser, Harry Kalas and Richie Ashburn, will retire from broadcasting at the end of the 2013 season. Photo: Phillies.com
Tim McCarver, a former Philadelphia Phillies player and broadcaster and the longtime voice of baseball analysis on national network television coverage of Major League Baseball...
Tim McCarver wants the internet to know he isn't retiring. He's just stepping away from FOX. But that didn't stop the YES Network from writing it up the way it wants to anyway. "Mike Francesa talks...
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Time to open up the notebook as we approach the second week of the NCAA Tournament. Quite a few items to get to...
Sporting News picks up a story from sister publication Sports Business Journal by John Ourand and David Broughton on the NHL's TV ratings since the lockout. Suffice to say like the NBA a year ago, ratings both locally and nationally have gone up significantly...
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