Originally Posted by Phoenix
And that may be fine for you. You find him familiar and are willing to overlook his mistakes. But what about new young listeners? They tune in and then they get turned off to Reds baseball.
Any new, young listener would only be so lucky as to have his parent/guardian explain to him what all that Joe has meant to this team and this city.
I wouldn't worry about the new, young listener. Maybe if we were getting fans from across the country and world, but that just doesnt seem to be the case.