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LA Kings First Play-By-Play Voice, Jiggs McDonald, Reminisces - Part 2

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In the final installment of a two-part series on the Los Angeles Kings first play-by-play announcer, Jiggs McDonald, who will fill in for the legendary Bob Miller on tonight’s Fox Sports West telecast when the Kings skate at the BB&T Center against the Florida Panthers, McDonald shared his thoughts on how hockey has changed since 1967, and more on what it was like to work for the Kings first owner Jack Kent Cooke. 2,149 more words


Citing A Few Factual Mistakes

Believe me, I could cite more mistakes and make comments, but today it is “Jack Webb time,” just the facts.

In the top of the 6th inning of the Giants/Mets wild card round game two days ago, broadcaster Howie Rose stated Roy Halladay of the TORONTO BLUE JAYS had pitched a post-season no hitter. 230 more words


Unparalleled by any other sport, baseball is a game of numbers.  Of statistics.  Of quantifiable accomplishments.

In music and other art forms, measures of success or achievement are far more subjective.     908 more words

The Night Johan Santana Threw the First No-Hitter in Mets History

Freddy Vazquez(Featured BBBA Fantasy Baseball Writer/Owner – metshotcorner.com) 

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The game is on, windows are open, and the fresh cool air was blowing off of Lake Ostego and into our small little room. 231 more words

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Schwartz: Not All Islanders Fans Will Admit It, But They'll Miss Howie Rose

By Peter Schwartz
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“It’s over. It is all over.”

Those were the words of Howie Rose uttered while calling the John Tavares double-overtime series-clinching goal in Game 6 against Florida. 987 more words


The Howie Rose Era Is Over

Right now, we’re all a little more grateful for the existence of You Tube.

Reading the Newsday headline caused a riotous surge of emotion, and reading the content elicited a much calmer, but still lowly feeling. 628 more words


Howie Rose Stepping Down As Islanders TV Announcer

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Howie Rose, the TV voice of the Islanders since 1995, is stepping down.

Rose informed MSG Networks of his decision Wednesday, Newsday reported. 195 more words