From SABR member David Laurila at FanGraphs on May 17, 2016:
Like many of you, I grew up listening to baseball on the radio. And while I’m now at a ballpark over 100 times each season, and see many games on TV, listening to pictures being painted over the airways remains a wonderful way to follow the action. To me, baseball’s best radio play-by-play broadcasters are gems.
To coincide with the broadcaster rankings currently being released at the site, I asked a cross section of players, coaches, and managers who they enjoyed listening to growing up. I asked some broadcasters as well, for the simple reason that they chose to follow in the footsteps of the voices who helped shape their love of the game.
Read the full article here: http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/players-view-broadcasters-and-radio-baseball/
Originally published: May 19, 2016. Last Updated: May 19, 2016.