BOSTON (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) —FOX Sports will once again pair Joe Buck and Tim McCarver in the broadcast booth during the upcoming World Series.
“’Horror.’ That’s the overall sentiment among most baseball fans as the agonizing color commentary of (former major league catcher and long time analyst) Tim McCarver permeates the airwaves.” says John Harbidge, TV writer for the Boston Globe. “Personally, when I hear that Tennessee drawl fused with his excruciatingly witless plays on words, and the uncanny knack for over-dramatizing a routine grounder, I want to plunge a shrimp fork into my corroded artery. I swear, I’d blow a Navy Seal in Macy’s window at high noon just to see Dustin Pedroia foul off a one-hundred mile per hour pitch back into the broadcast booth with the window open striking McCarver in the temple. Anything to shut that fucker up!” (more…)