August 17, 2018

SportsFilter: The Friday Huddle:

A place to discuss the sports stories that aren't making news, share links that aren't quite front-page material, and diagram plays on your hand. Remember to count to five Mississippi before commenting in anger.

posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 1 comment

I love Jon Miller calling baseball. When I used to gorge on MLB Audio I sometimes listened to Giants games just for him.

I just found out that in 1978 when Miller was 26, he was hired by Texas to replace the great Dick Risenhoover who was terminally ill. The Rangers lost Miller a season later to Boston.

I was an every-night listener to Rangers games on WBAP back then at age 11. Miller imprinted himself on my brain even as I forgot he ever called the team.

posted by rcade at 08:48 PM on August 17

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