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Homerific Broadcasters: The Bane of National Telecasts

Published by on May 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Look, it's one thing when you flip on the local coverage of a local ballclub.  In those situations, you can stomach the Hawk Harrelsons, Bob Brenlys, and the rest of the clowns who only have eyes for the home dugout.

Personally, I prefer my broadcast booth to play it closer to the middle—give me sound analysis of both uniforms, keep it entertaining, and mix in a subtle air of hometown loyalty.

For my money, the San Francisco Giants have two of the best in the business—Duane Kuiper and Mike Krukow.

I mention this because it shows (A) I'm well aware I've been spoiled by excellence; and (B) I'm safely ensconced in my home market (the SF Bay Area) so I get to see Kruk and Kuip on a daily basi...

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