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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
506 122
Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Vin Scully age 90

2
304 198
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
278 166
Bob Uecker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Bob Uecker age 84

4
251 127
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
206 107
Ernie Harwell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Ernie Harwell Died at 92 (1918-2010)

6
211 114
Mel Allen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Mel Allen Died at 83 (1913-1996)

7
165 98
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
161 116
Joe Garagiola, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

9
155 94
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
126 108
Al Michaels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Countermoon added Al Michaels age 73

11
174 89
Dick Enberg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dick Enberg age 83

12
143 93
Curt Gowdy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Curt Gowdy Died at 87 (1919-2006)

13
113 99
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Phil Rizzuto Died at 90 (1917-2007)

14
143 99
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
68 44
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
144 148
Bob Costas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Bob Costas age 66

17
88 75
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
53 49
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
66 44
John Smoltz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
John Smoltz age 50

20
92 74
Marty Brennaman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

21
65 78
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 Best Convertibles of All Time

22
51 46
Jack Brickhouse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Tom Derr added Jack Brickhouse Died at 82 (1916-1998)

23
64 61
Steve Stone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
mchi59 added Steve Stone age 70

24
103 150
Tim McCarver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Tim McCarver age 76

25
41 17
Tony Kubek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Wyatt Carroll added Tony Kubek age 82

26
58 74
Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Joe Morgan age 74

27
52 67
Chip Caray is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Chip Caray age 53

28
42 27
Jim Kaat is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Stephen M Humphrey added Jim Kaat age 79

The Best Hitters in Baseball History

29
57 59
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
29 39
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Lou Boudreau Died at 84 (1917-2001)

31
55 63
Duane Kuiper is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Duane Kuiper age 67

32
28 19
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
54 51
Jerry Coleman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Jerry Coleman Died at 90 (1924-2014)

34
68 59
Dave Niehaus is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dave Niehaus Died at 75 (1935-2010)

35
32 39
Rick Sutcliffe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

The Smartest Celebrities

36
59 74
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Jim Palmer age 72

37
37 35
Mike Shannon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Ken Dunkin added Mike Shannon age 78

38
50 52
Harold Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

39
34 24
Gary Cohen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Aidan Canon added Gary Cohen age 59

40
31 34
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
41 44
Joe Nuxhall is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Countermoon added Joe Nuxhall Died at 79 (1928-2007)

42
55 65
Mike Krukow is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Mike Krukow age 66

The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

43
58 97
Brent Musburger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

44
49 59
Dan Shulman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dan Shulman age 51

45
18 28
Ken Coleman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Phil Gibbons added Ken Coleman

46
20 34
Vince Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Vince Lloyd Died at 86 (1917-2003)

47
37 48
Chuck Thompson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Chuck Thompson Died at 84 (1921-2005)

48
100 173
Joe Buck is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Joe Buck age 48

49
26 45
Hank Greenwald is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

50
25 24
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Stephen M Humphrey added Ken Singleton age 70