I was shocked to learn that ESPN has canned Joe Morgan and Jon Miller as it's Sunday night baseball broadcasting tandem.
Morgan and Miller have been a fixture for two decades and it's one of my favorite little pleasures in life to tune in the Sunday night game and hear them do their thing -- even if Morgan has seemed to become distracted and agitated in recent years.
Miller is simply an excellent baseball broadcaster both on the radio and on television. And he and Morgan had great chemistry -- even when they clashed.
I hope Miller, at least, gets another national gig. Maybe they can fit him in over at the MLB Network or re-cast him on ESPN. Morgan might have a tougher time. Former players who can serve as decent color commentators are a dime a dozen. But great play by play annoucers are a rare breed.
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