Skip, Pete and Ernie aren’t even finalists for this year’s Ford Frick Award. I haven’t heard of any of the broadcasters who are. What a farce.
Morbid prediction: Paul Byrd joins Chip and Joe in the broadcast booth next year.
The great Pete Van Wieren died one year ago today. Skip and Ernie also died in August. Enjoy what used to be, as Skip and Pete take you back to the … Continue Reading August is a bad month for #Braves fans
As bad as the Braves were in the 80s, at least we had Skip, Pete and Ernie to dull the pain. They were homers but they weren’t shills. Nor did … Continue Reading Why this losing season will be worse than the others
The Professor has died, and for Braves fans of a certain age, it’s a big loss. The Original Big Three — Pete, Skip and Ernie — are all gone. Pete … Continue Reading Goodbye old friend
Smoltzie, probably the best baseball analyst working today, will join Chip and Joe for “select Atlanta Braves games during the season on FOX Sports South and SportSouth,” according to a … Continue Reading Smoltzie returns to Braves broadcasts
Texas Rangers broadcaster Eric Nadel wins the Ford C. Frick Award, besting Pete Van Wieren, one of 10 finalists. Nadel may be worthy, I don’t know, but any club that … Continue Reading Pete screwed again
Imagine this 2014 HOF class: Glavine, Mad Dog, Bobby and Pete Van Wieren. It could, and should, happen. Congrats to the Professor, one of 10 finalists for the Ford C. Frick Award. … Continue Reading Pete a HOF finalist
Talking Chop is miffled about an exchange last night between Chip and Joe and Tom Hart over advanced stats. Predictably, Chip and Joe played the role of dismissive boobs, but … Continue Reading So what is a broadcaster’s responsibility?
Listen to Skip call the entire bottom of the 9th of Game 7, 1992 NLCS.
John Sterling is worse than you think. (For those too young to remember Sterling’s stints as a Braves announcer and voice of the Hawks, consider yourself lucky.)
Guess who’s not among the 10 finalists for the Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick Broadcasting Award, previously given to blowhards Milo Hamilton and Tim McCarver? How Skip, Pete and … Continue Reading Voices of the Braves screwed again by HOF
If you don’t have a Facebook account sign up for one — it’s free, and it’s the least you can do for the voices of the Braves. National Baseball … Continue Reading Last chance to vote for Skip and Pete
Fan balloting starts today for the Ford C. Frick Award, which has been given to the likes of Milo Hamilton and Tim McCarver but not to one of the Bravos’ … Continue Reading Vote Skip, Pete and Ernie
Maybe he’ll get himself canned. Chip Caray’s Twitter feed last night tweeted the following, which appears to be Caray snarking on a news headline regarding the Aurora shooting to make … Continue Reading Encourage Chip Caray to keep tweeting stupid shit
The list is growing, thanks to the FSN Twitter chick. Perhaps she and Chip will be involved in an embarrassing, Bobby Petrino-esque incident that will get them both fired. Chip’s … Continue Reading Off the field annoyances
Perfect for a winter morning, though I’m angry every time I think of Tim McCarver getting inducted over Skip.
I knew it. Tim McCarver, who has been a national analyst on television networks for three decades and simultaneously shined as part of broadcast teams with four big league clubs, … Continue Reading HOF robs Skip, inducts annoying gasbag
The HOF will announce the winner of the Ford C. Frick award tomorrow (not today as originally scheduled). Skip is among the finalists, along with a bunch of guys I’m … Continue Reading Cross your fingers for Skip