Bob Costas and Tim McCarver to call first game together since 1980

Bob Costas and Tim McCarver. Tim McCarver and Bob Costas. Think about that. These two certainly know each other, but they’ve only worked together on a game twice. When you say? That was back in 1980 when Costas was a backup announcer on NBC’s MLB “Game of the Week” broadcast to Joe Garagiola and Tony Kubek and had a rotating analyst. At the time, McCarver was a player-analyst...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim McCarver To Call More Games In ’15; Dan Caesar So Happy

Chicken noodle soup when you have a cold. An electric blanket the first night of winter. A lover’s touch after a challenging day at the office. The things that we take comfort with in life are varied, but the feelings are not – the shared humanity is what makes humans bond. The soul is bathed in happiness and dried with gaiety. With this brutal winter ceasing to abate, we ...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim McCarver Signs On To FSN Cardinals Broadcasts For 2015

Did you enjoy Tim McCarver on your Cardinals telecasts in 2014? Doesn’t matter. He’s coming back in 2015. FSN and McCarver have agreed to basically the same deal for 2015 that he had last year. 30 games working with Dan McLaughlin doing play-by-play. No one is more happy about this than media columnist Dan Caesar. “Tim McCarver provided a big boost to Cardinals’...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Real Tweets from Real People – America wants Tim McCarver back!

The 2014 World Series represented a little bit of history.  It was the first Fall Classic in 62 years (give or take a couple) that did not have Tim McCarver in the broadcast booth.  The longtime broadcaster retired from national duty and was replaced by two men, Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci. The trio of Reynolds, Verducci, and Joe Buck called their first World Series game on...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

A-Rod was such an ideal Yankee employee that he extended the team ban on facial hair to his entire body

I know what Tim McCarver would say: This is just the kind of off-the-field controversy that baseball doesn't need.At his home in Miami, A-Rod probably owns a walk-in vat of Nair.A guy that dedicated to team policies would make a great captain.

McCarver returns to the booth -- and St. Louis -- tonight on FSMW

ST. LOUIS -- By late Monday night, everyone should be convinced about the future of Tim McCarver. He is not retiring. McCarver, 72, in fact, is scheduled to work more regular-season games in 2014 than in any recent year. He'll just be calling them for one team, the Cardinals, on a regional network, FOX Sports Midwest, as opposed to weekly on national FOX. Instead of sharing a booth...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim McCarver to call Cardinals games

Tim McCarver promised us throughout his final season as the lead analyst for MLB on Fox that he would not be retiring, rather, just stepping away from his position in Fox's #1 broadcast booth. He is close to officially keeping that promise.  The longtime baseball analyst will call 30 St. Louis Cardinals games on Fox Sports Midwest in 2014 according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Names: McCarver to Call Cardinals Games (Also: Tony Gonzalez, Olympic Skating)

Months after his final game on FOX, Tim McCarver has found a new role. In other news, the recently retired Tony Gonzalez has been in talks with CBS Sports, and NBC will use separate broadcast […]
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim McCarver to broadcast Cardinals games

That was one short break for Tim McCarver. The former major league catcher tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday night that he is near a deal to broadcast about 30 Cardinals games this season for Fox Sports Midwest. McCarver retired from his position on Fox's national baseball broadcast after the World Series. McCarver made his major league debut with St. Louis in 1959...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim McCarver could return to broadcasting - with the Cardinals

Tim McCarver's grand exit from Fox in October could simply be an exit from the national spotlight. Dan Caesar of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that there have been discussions involving the Cardinals to bring McCarver in on a limited basis. The 72-year old McCarver reiterated to Caesar that he wasn't retired and might be open to another job. “As I (said) this...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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