VIDEO: Tim McCarver signs off for the final time

When the World Series ended on Wednesday night, so did Tim McCarver's broadcasting career. The 72-year-old is retiring to spend time with his family and basically get away from baseball for the first time in his adult life. He broke into the big leagues as a 17-year-old in 1959. Retirement was a long time coming.

McCarver signed off for the final time following Game 6, alongside long-time partner Joe Buck. Here's their heartful exchange:

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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