Monday, February 13, 2012

The 10 Best Sports Play-by-Play Commentators According to The Sports Minds (Part 2)

They are the voices of sports we hear every day. Here are the Top 10 according to Jack Patterson...

10 (tie). Mike Joy and Allen Bestwick
Claim to Fame:
Joy: Play-by-Play for NASCAR on FOX and SPEED
Bestwick: Play-by-Play for NASCAR (Sprint Cup) on ESPN, ESPN 2 and ABC

9. Dan Shulman
Claim to Fame: NBA, College Sports for ESPN

8. Verne Lundqvist
Claim to Fame: SEC Football, College Basketball, Golf and Tennis on CBS

7. Marv Albert
Claim to Fame: NBA on TNT and NFL on CBS

6. Joe Tessitore
Claim to Fame: College Football and Friday Night Fights on ESPN

5. Ian Darke
Claim to Fame: Premier League, Men's and Women's World Cup for ESPN

4. Mike "Doc" Emrick
Claim to Fame: Play-by-Play for the New Jersey Devils, Winter Olympics on NBC and the NHL on NBC and NBC Sports Network

3. Mike Tirico
Claim to Fame: Monday Night Football, NBA, College Sports among others for ESPN

2. Kevin Harlan
Claim to Fame: NBA on TNT, Monday Night Football on Westwood One Radio, College Basketball and NFL on CBS

1. Gus Johnson
Claim to Fame: College Football and NFL on FOX, College Basketball on Big Ten Network, remembered for his time at CBS

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