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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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637 156
Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Vin Scully age 90

2
394 246
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
359 201
Bob Uecker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Bob Uecker age 84

4
273 127
Mel Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Mel Allen Died at 83 (1913-1996)

5
325 152
Jack Buck is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Jack Buck Died at 78 (1924-2002)

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252 122
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
210 111
Red Barber is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Red Barber Died at 84 (1908-1992)

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198 106
Harry Kalas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Harry Kalas Died at 73 (1936-2009)

9
204 135
Joe Garagiola, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

10
223 99
Dick Enberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dick Enberg age 83

11
161 130
Al Michaels is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Countermoon added Al Michaels age 73

12
175 108
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
145 121
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Phil Rizzuto Died at 90 (1917-2007)

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188 111
Jon Miller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Jon Miller age 66

15
187 175
Bob Costas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Bob Costas age 66

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91 60
Dizzy Dean is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dizzy Dean Died at 64 (1910-1974)

17
112 93
Ralph Kiner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Ralph Kiner Died at 92 (1922-2014)

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74 68
Skip Caray is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Skip Caray Died at 69 (1939-2008)

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78 59
Jack Brickhouse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Tom Derr added Jack Brickhouse Died at 82 (1916-1998)

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97 78
Steve Stone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
mchi59 added Steve Stone age 70

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94 67
John Smoltz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
John Smoltz age 50

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71 35
Jim Kaat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Stephen M Humphrey added Jim Kaat age 79

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111 91
Marty Brennaman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

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84 100
Ron Santo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Ron Santo Died at 70 (1940-2010)

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60 28
Tony Kubek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Wyatt Carroll added Tony Kubek age 82

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86 101
Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Joe Morgan age 74

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135 191
Tim McCarver is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Tim McCarver age 76

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76 86
Chip Caray is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Chip Caray age 53

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72 69
Bob Prince is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Bob Prince Died at 69 (1916-1985)

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93 68
Dave Niehaus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dave Niehaus Died at 75 (1935-2010)

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45 30
Pee Wee Reese is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Wyatt Carroll added Pee Wee Reese Died at 81 (1918-1999)

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40 51
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Lou Boudreau Died at 84 (1917-2001)

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69 76
Duane Kuiper is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Duane Kuiper age 67

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69 59
Jerry Coleman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Jerry Coleman Died at 90 (1924-2014)

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57 48
Mike Shannon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Ken Dunkin added Mike Shannon age 78

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48 56
Rick Sutcliffe is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

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71 87
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Jim Palmer age 72

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50 32
Gary Cohen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Aidan Canon added Gary Cohen age 59

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45 42
Pat Hughes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Tom Derr added Pat Hughes age 68

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71 73
Harold Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

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68 74
Mike Krukow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Mike Krukow age 66

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50 50
Joe Nuxhall is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Countermoon added Joe Nuxhall Died at 79 (1928-2007)

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28 38
Vince Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Vince Lloyd Died at 86 (1917-2003)

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71 112
Brent Musburger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

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58 68
Dan Shulman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Dan Shulman age 51

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45 54
Chuck Thompson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Chuck Thompson Died at 84 (1921-2005)

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22 35
Ken Coleman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Phil Gibbons added Ken Coleman

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35 32
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Stephen M Humphrey added Ken Singleton age 70

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47 45
Russ Hodges is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time
Russ Hodges Died at 61 (1910-1971)

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29 52
Hank Greenwald is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time