Originally Posted by mth123
You know the grumpy old man routine can get me as well, but then I hear other announcers and realize how great Marty is. Can you imagine a year of?
1. "Yankees Win. Yankees Win, Theeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.. Yankees Win" or worse yet
2. "An A-Bomb, from A-Rod." yuck.
Congrats to Marty and Joe.
Well, to me, the Yankees broadcasts are unlistenable anyway. Maybe if I were a Yankees fan, I'd feel differently. We'll have to get vaticanplum's take on that.
In any case, I don't want to sidetrack the thread into another debate whether or not we like Marty's style. Unassisted brought up another point. Like ballplayers, should they wait until said broadcasters retire to give bestow such an honor upon them? When is the proper time to honor a broadcaster? What happens if you honor them by putting their name up there before they retire and then the relationship between the team and the broadcaster turns sour?