Baseball Hall Of Fame Names 10 Finalists For 2013 Frick Award
October 10, 2012 at 4:14 AM (PT)
The NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME has announced the 10 finalists for the 2013 FORD C. FRICK Award, honoring legendary baseball broadcasters. The winner will be announced at the WINTER meetings in NASHVILLE on DECEMBER 4th and honored at the HALL OF FAME Induction Ceremony next JULY 27th and 28th in COOPERSTOWN, NY.
The finalists include ST. LOUIS CARDINALS voice and former player MIKE SHANNON, former MINNESOTA TWINS radio broadcaster JOHN GORDON, TEXAS RANGERS radio play-by-play announcer ERIC NADEL, former MONTREAL EXPOS French-language radio voice (and present TORONTO BLUE JAYS French TV voice) JACQUES DOUCET, SAN DIEGO PADRES Spanish-language voice EDUARDO ORTEGA, and TAMPA BAY RAYS TV play-by-play broadcaster DEWAYNE STAATS.
Also making the finals are three broadcasters nominated posthumously, BOSTON RED SOX, CLEVELAND INDIANS, and CINCINNATI REDS announcer KEN COLEMAN, OAKLAND A's play-by-play man BILL KING, TORONTO BLUE JAYS voice TOM CHEEK, and early network radio broadcaster GRAHAM MCNAMEE.