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Today’s BPD Broadcaster Chat: Jesse and Mick Discuss Mel Allen, Lightning and More

Ballpark DigestJoin Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and Mick Gillispie on their weekly Broadcaster Chat podcast, as they discuss the language of baseball, broadcasting and broadcasters, and the big stories of the week on Ballpark Digest.

Jesse Goldberg-Strassler is the Voice of the Lansing Lugnutsand the author of The Baseball Thesaurus and The Football Thesaurus, which make up the Ultimate Sports Lingo Library. Mick Gillispie is the Voice of the Tennessee Smokies and a spring-training broadcaster for the Chicago Cubs, as well as the winner of the Broadcaster of the Year in the 2017 Ballpark Digest Awards.

This week’s topics:

  • Mel Allen
  • lightning strikes
  • Derek Dye’s Three Blind Mice ejection
  • Gene Conley
  • whether to continue a story beyond a half-inning
  • the difference between broadcasters and statisticians

and more!

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