"Do You Think Your Nomination Into The HOF Illegitimizes The HOF?" And Other Awkward Questions For Tim McCarver

The media conference call with Tim McCarver that accompanied this morning's announcement of his Hall of Fame award got off to a rocky start (which may have been our fault) when the first question was "What, exactly, is your vendetta against the New York Yankees?" It went downhill from there, especially once someone…

To Participate In The 11 A.M. Conference Call With Frick Award Winner Tim McCarver, Dial 1-800-269-4378

Today, sportscaster Tim McCarver was named the winner of the 2012 Ford C. Frick Award in honor of his "broadcasting excellence." The Baseball Hall of Fame is hosting a conference call with the honoree at 11 a.m. ET. To participate, dial 1-800-269-4378 and provide the password: "Frick." You may also have to give your…

Tim McCarver Is Being Inducted Into Honored By The Baseball Hall Of Fame For His "Broadcasting Excellence"

The Hall just announced that McCarver is the winner of the 2012 Ford C. Frick Award, which has previously gone to such notable voices as Mel Allen, Ernie Harwell, Vin Scully, Bob Prince, Jack Buck, Harry Caray, and Harry Kalas. McCarver is likely the only one in that club who thinks "strike" is a five-letter word. [