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Memories from the Microphone - A Century of Baseball Broadcasting

Curt Smith, Brooks Robinson

Narrator Barry Abrams

Publisher: Tantor Audio

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In this second in a series of Baseball Hall of Fame books, celebrate the larger-than-life role played by radio and TV announcers in enhancing the pleasure of our national pastime.Commemorate the 100th anniversary of baseball broadcasting. The first baseball game ever broadcast on radio was on August 5, 1921, by Harold Wampler Arlin, a part-time announcer on Pittsburgh's KDKA, America's first commercially licensed radio station. The Pirates defeated the Phillies 8–5.An insider's view of baseball. Now listen to Memories from the Microphone and experience baseball from author Curt Smith. He has spent much of his life covering baseball radio and TV, and previously authored baseball books, including the classic Voices of The Game.Relive baseball's storied past through the eyes of famed broadcasters. Organized chronologically, Memories from the Microphone charts the history of baseball broadcasting. Enjoy celebrated stories and personalities that have shaped the game—from Mel Allen to Harry Caray, Vin Scully to Joe Morgan, Ernie Harwell to Red Barber.
Duration: about 11 hours (11:07:10)
Publishing date: 2021-08-10; Unabridged; Copyright Year: 2021. Copyright Statment: —