Originally Posted by Grande Donkey
I love Harry Kalas' voice.
That's amazing that you would say that, and I'm sure most people feel the same way because he's got a voice known all throughout sports and he never seems to be out of work.
But for me, there's a quality to Kalas' voice that makes me wince in pain.
His voice is such an over-the-top, fleshy, noise-intrusion of LOUD-GUY-YELLIN' at me that I literally find it unbearable to listen to him. It's like some cartoon character of some big drunk bellowin' in your ear.
"LOOOOOONG DRIVE HIT WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYY BACKKKKK....THAT BAY-BEEE IS OUUUTTTAAAA HERE !!.....MICHAEL-JACK-SCHMIDT HAS JUST BELTED NUMBER 32 ON THE YEAR INTO THE LEFT FIELD BLEACHERS . .. !!!!!!"