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Hall of Fame broadcaster voting open to fans

Posted on: August 30, 2011 8:01 pm
Edited on: August 31, 2011 12:55 am
 
By Evan Brunell

Fans are receiving the opportunity to determine three finalists for the Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting.

The candidates eligible for fan voting number 75, with two representatives per team and 15 at-large selections, which you can review below. The candidates are based on popularity, longevity and past voting results, and must have at least 10 years of continuous broadcasting in the majors with a team or network.

Fans can cast votes at the Hall of Fame's Facebook page to determine three of the 10 finalists for the award with voting running from Sept. 1 through Sept. 30. Votes can be cast once per day, with results announced on Oct. 5, with the eventual honoree being revealed on Dec. 6, during baseball's winter meetings.

Here are the candidates:
  • Arizona Diamondbacks: Greg Schulte, Daron Sutton
  • Atlanta Braves: Skip Caray, Pete Van Wieren
  • Baltimore Orioles: Joe Angel, Jim Hunter
  • Boston Red Sox: Joe Castiglione, Jerry Remy
  • Chicago Cubs: Pat Hughes, Ron Santo
  • Chicago White Sox: Ed Farmer, Ken Harrelson
  • Cincinnati Reds: Waite Hoyt, Joe Nuxhall
  • Cleveland Indians: Mike Hegan, Herb Score
  • Colorado Rockies: Jack Corrigan, Wayne Hagin
  • Detroit Tigers: George Kell, Jim Price
  • Florida Marlins: Tommy Hutton, Rich Waltz
  • Houston Astros: Bill Brown, Larry Dierker
  • Kansas City Royals: Ryan Lefebrve, Paul Splittorff
  • Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: Dick Enberg, Jose Mota
  • Los Angeles Dodgers: Rick Monday, Ross Porter
  • Milwaukee Brewers: Merle Harmon, Bill Schroeder
  • Minnesota Twins: Dick Bremer, John Gordon
  • New York Mets: Gary Cohen, Ralph Kiner
  • New York Yankees: Michael Kay, John Sterling
  • Oakland Athletics: Ray Fosse, Bill King
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Richie Ashburn, Chris Wheeler
  • Pittsburgh Pirates: Steve Blass, Lanny Frattare
  • San Diego Padres: Ted Leitner, Eduardo Ortega
  • San Francisco Giants: Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper
  • Seattle Mariners: Ron Fairly, Rick Rizzs
  • St. Louis Cardinals: Al Hrabosky, Mike Shannon
  • Tampa Bay Rays: Todd Kalas, Dewayne Staats
  • Texas Rangers: Mark Holtz, Eric Nadel
  • Toronto Blue Jays: Tom Cheek, Jerry Howarth
  • Washington Nationals: Bob Carpenter, Charlie Slowes
  • At-large candidates: Thom Brennaman, Joe Buck, Ken Coleman, Jacques Doucet, Ernie Johnson Sr., Ned Martin, Buck Martinez, Tim McCarver, Al Michaels, Joe Morgan, Amaury Pi-Gonzalez, Phil Rizzuto, John Rooney, Steve Stone, Gary Thorne
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hotmeuly
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 20, 2011 11:07 pm
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 8, 2011 6:27 am
 

Hall of Fame broadcaster voting open to fans

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Since: Apr 11, 2011
Posted on: August 31, 2011 3:25 pm
 

Hall of Fame broadcaster voting open to fans

Ned Martin or Bill King.  



Since: Nov 6, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2011 3:14 pm
 

Hall of Fame broadcaster voting open to fans

oops - sorry.  forgot that he's already in.  Looks we all kow who the real dumbsh%t is....



Since: Nov 6, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2011 3:11 pm
 

Um, hello?...Jon Miller anyone???

I must be missing something.  How can Miller not appear anywhere on the list?  Not as a Giants' announcer and not as at "At Large" bid?  Come on.  Joe Buck makes the list but no Jon Miller.  What dumbsh%t was responsible for making this list?



Since: Apr 21, 2008
Posted on: August 31, 2011 2:52 pm
 

Hall of Fame broadcaster voting open to fans

WHEELS!!!!!!!!!!!Are you kidding me? As a Phillies fan I say no way. I hope to see L.A. in the hall some day.



Since: Sep 1, 2009
Posted on: August 31, 2011 1:08 pm
 

Hall of Fame broadcaster voting open to fans

Wheels tried to get Harry fired???? Really?



Since: Jul 17, 2007
Posted on: August 31, 2011 12:16 pm
 

Hall of Fame broadcaster voting open to fans

Too bad Greg Stink doesn't do baseball. I'd vote for him.



Since: Aug 20, 2010
Posted on: August 31, 2011 11:35 am
 

Hall of Fame broadcaster voting open to fans

It's been 29 years since Vin Scully was inducted. Can't he be inducted again at this point?



Since: Nov 18, 2010
Posted on: August 31, 2011 11:17 am
 

Hall of Fame broadcaster voting open to fans

Ivote for Ralph Kiner...long ovedue


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