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Thread: Jerry Howarth announced his retirement

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    Jerry Howarth announced his retirement

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    fatcow's answer: Beltran to 3B.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fatcowxlive View Post
    Whoa... that came out of nowhere! Is he sick?

    There she goes!!!

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    Thank god, he was terrible. Hopefully they don't just use Wilner to take over, that would be even worse.
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    He has on-going issues with his voice.

    A sad day. He was great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    Whoa... that came out of nowhere! Is he sick?
    He was sick for the last 2 seasons I believe, Wilner filled in for him quite a bit, I was surprised how many games he did manage to call. I think he was getting treated for Prostate Cancer, and he had a virus in both his eyes. Poor guy

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    Quote Originally Posted by fatcowxlive View Post
    He was sick for the last 2 seasons I believe, Wilner filled in for him quite a bit, I was surprised how many games he did manage to call. I think he was getting treated for Prostate Cancer, and he had a virus in both his eyes. Poor guy
    It's his voice, apparently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    Thank god, he was terrible. Hopefully they don't just use Wilner to take over, that would be even worse.
    Yer dumn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    Yer dumn.
    Oh oops! Sorry, I forgot that I'm only allowed to hold the opinion that the majority of people hold. My apologies, Spank, I'll be sure to conform like a mindless dolt from now on.
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    Man, I am going to miss his voice.

    I seriously don't think Wilner is the guy the will go with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    Thank god, he was terrible. Hopefully they don't just use Wilner to take over, that would be even worse.
    To be fair to Wilner, he has the perfect radio face.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    Oh oops! Sorry, I forgot that I'm only allowed to hold the opinion that the majority of people hold. My apologies, Spank, I'll be sure to conform like a mindless dolt from now on.
    We're gonna hold you to that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glory View Post
    To be fair to Wilner, he has the perfect radio face.
    This is incredibly unpopular, but I don't mind Wilner calling games. I appreciate that he sticks to the facts. My biggest complaint about Buck and Tabby is they seemingly make shit up on a regular basis. "Oh look, there's Jose talking to Travis about hitting again. Jose is always looking to mentor and help the young players learn the nuances of hitting". FFS Buck, you have no idea what they are talking about. It's just as likely they are talking about the whore they tag teamed last night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    Oh oops! Sorry, I forgot that I'm only allowed to hold the opinion that the majority of people hold. My apologies, Spank, I'll be sure to conform like a mindless dolt from now on.
    Is there anyone you like calling games in Toronto? (excluding Shulman)

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    Quote Originally Posted by AledmysDiaz View Post
    Man, I am going to miss his voice.

    I seriously don't think Wilner is the guy the will go with.
    Highly doubt it. If they want to be seen as a first rate organisation they need to have a first rate broadcast team.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brownie19 View Post
    Is there anyone you like calling games in Toronto? (excluding Shulman)
    Shulman is the gold standard to be fair. But that said, I have some amazing memories of listening to Howarth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brownie19 View Post
    This is incredibly unpopular, but I don't mind Wilner calling games.
    I've got a buddy who is of the same opinion. I think its just that I can't separate Jays Talk Mike Wilner from anything else.

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