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List of the best baseball announcers of all time, the top Major League Baseball broadcasters ever, voted on by baseball fans. This list includes notable announcers of games broadcast on ESPN, CBS, NBC, KCAL and MLB radio stations.

Baseball is one of the best spectator sports and sportscasters have had a huge impact on the experience of watching particular teams throughout professional sports history. If anything fires up baseball fans more than the teams they follow, it is the announcers who call - indeed, embody - the games those teams play. This list includes pioneers from the 1920s like Graham McNamee to today's best (Jon Miller, Skip Caray, Tim McCarver). At the top of this list is legendary Dodger's announcer Vin Scully, who may be the most famous and loved MLB announcer ever. Baseball lovers and fans may agree with some of the placement of the Major League Baseball broadcasters on this list and vehemently disagree with others. Of course, that is the fun of a list like this. 

Upvote your the greatest baseball announcers, add broadcasters that may be missing, argue your opinions in the comment section and be sure to share this list with your friends who love the game of baseball.
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1
479 116
Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Vin Scully age 90

2
283 190
Harry Caray is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Harry Caray Died at 84 (1914-1998)

3
262 159
Bob Uecker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Bob Uecker age 84

4
237 118
Jack Buck is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Jack Buck Died at 78 (1924-2002)

5
200 105
Mel Allen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Mel Allen Died at 83 (1913-1996)

6
196 102
Ernie Harwell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Ernie Harwell Died at 92 (1918-2010)

7
155 93
Red Barber is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Red Barber Died at 84 (1908-1992)

8
153 112
Joe Garagiola, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

9
147 92
Harry Kalas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Harry Kalas Died at 73 (1936-2009)

10
116 104
Al Michaels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Countermoon added Al Michaels age 73

11
165 88
Dick Enberg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dick Enberg age 83

12
106 96
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Phil Rizzuto Died at 90 (1917-2007)

13
135 90
Curt Gowdy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Curt Gowdy Died at 87 (1919-2006)

14
136 96
Jon Miller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Jon Miller age 66

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

15
62 41
Dizzy Dean is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dizzy Dean Died at 64 (1910-1974)

16
135 142
Bob Costas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Bob Costas age 66

17
84 71
Ralph Kiner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Ralph Kiner Died at 92 (1922-2014)

18
48 47
Skip Caray is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Skip Caray Died at 69 (1939-2008)

19
62 39
John Smoltz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
John Smoltz age 50

20
88 72
Marty Brennaman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

21
61 76
Ron Santo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Ron Santo Died at 70 (1940-2010)

The Most Annoying TV Hosts

22
98 144
Tim McCarver is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Tim McCarver age 76

23
46 44
Jack Brickhouse is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Tom Derr added Jack Brickhouse Died at 82 (1916-1998)

24
59 59
Steve Stone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
mchi59 added Steve Stone age 70

25
52 72
Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Joe Morgan age 74

26
35 15
Tony Kubek is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Wyatt Carroll added Tony Kubek age 82

27
41 23
Jim Kaat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Stephen M Humphrey added Jim Kaat age 79

28
46 63
Chip Caray is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Chip Caray age 53

The Best Hitters in Baseball History

29
51 57
Bob Prince is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Bob Prince Died at 69 (1916-1985)

30
52 60
Duane Kuiper is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Duane Kuiper age 67

31
25 38
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Lou Boudreau Died at 84 (1917-2001)

32
25 17
Pee Wee Reese is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Wyatt Carroll added Pee Wee Reese Died at 81 (1918-1999)

33
57 71
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Jim Palmer age 72

34
51 50
Jerry Coleman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Jerry Coleman Died at 90 (1924-2014)

35
33 31
Mike Shannon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Ken Dunkin added Mike Shannon age 78

The Smartest Celebrities

36
28 38
Rick Sutcliffe is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

37
64 58
Dave Niehaus is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dave Niehaus Died at 75 (1935-2010)

38
56 92
Brent Musburger is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

39
46 50
Harold Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

40
28 31
Pat Hughes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Tom Derr added Pat Hughes age 68

41
53 63
Mike Krukow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Mike Krukow age 66

42
30 21
Gary Cohen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Aidan Canon added Gary Cohen age 59

The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

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37 43
Joe Nuxhall is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Countermoon added Joe Nuxhall Died at 79 (1928-2007)

44
46 57
Dan Shulman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dan Shulman age 51

45
96 163
Joe Buck is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Joe Buck age 48

46
15 27
Ken Coleman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Phil Gibbons added Ken Coleman

47
25 42
Hank Greenwald is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

48
17 33
Vince Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Vince Lloyd Died at 86 (1917-2003)

49
23 33
Don Orsillo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Eric Lima added Don Orsillo age 49

50
33 46
Chuck Thompson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Chuck Thompson Died at 84 (1921-2005)