COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- A record 122,505 fan votes were cast online at www.baseballhall.org
throughout November as fans chose three of 10 names to be listed on the ballot for the 2008 Ford C. Frick Award, given annually by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum for excellence in baseball broadcasting.
Joe Nuxhall (82,304 fan votes), Bill King (7,659) and Joe Morgan (6,065) earned spots on the ballot through the online vote, which took place exclusively at www.baseballhall.org
, the online home of the Museum. The three fan selections will be joined by broadcasters Tom Cheek, Ken Coleman, Dizzy Dean, Tony Kubek, Graham McNamee, Dave Niehaus and Dave Van Horne, who were selected by a research committee from the Cooperstown-based museum.