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    WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams


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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    Wow, that's a disparity. I would love to see the Cubs' score if Harry Caray was still announcing.



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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    Who wouldn't want a passionate announcer?


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    Who wouldn't want a passionate announcer?
    I agree, as long as they have good quality.



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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

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    Who wouldn't want a passionate announcer?
    Passionate != biased.



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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    I imagine if they did a similar study of radio teams, the numbers would be higher across the board.



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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    Definitely knew who was going to top the list before I clicked the link.



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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    Wow, that's a disparity. I would love to see the Cubs' score if Harry Caray was still announcing.
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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    Hank Harelson is TERRIBLE.


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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    I want my home announcer biased for my team, if i have to sit there and listen to them talk, they damn well better be cheering for the good guys.


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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    Why would anyone care - it's a home team broadcast, they're supposed to be biased towards the team they are covering. Except Hawk Harrelson - that guy is a doosher.


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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    I personally love Hawk. If I weren't a White Sox fan I'm sure I'd hate him though. Go, Go White Sox!



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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    I personally don't like homer broadcasts. People like Hawk are terrible because they never give credit where credit is due. I love listening to a game that Michael Kay or Vin Scully is doing. The announcing, no matter the format (whether TV, radio, etc.) is quality and they handle it professionally. John Walters is pretty good at it most of the time and his broadcasts are very enjoyable to listen to.



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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    If you're going to do a study on bias in MLB announcing, why not show how much air time ESPN gives to NY, Boston, Baltimore, etc, etc? That would be far more interesting.



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    Re: WSJ Study -- the most biased MLB TV broadcast teams

    To me it looks like, in general, that teams with less overall history have announcers that are more biased. Interesting.



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