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Bob Costas

“Not great, Bob!”

August 21, 2014 · 0 comments

What kind of a world are we living in where my BFF Bob Costas gets a mulligan after a botched ceremonial first pitch? It seems rank has its privileges. You know his coworkers at the MLB Network will be getting a bit of mileage out of this. And it’s not like it was even that […]

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Literary birthday greetings: 1952 – Bob Costas, announcer Fair Ball: A Fan’s Case for Baseball, by Costas. Broadway, 2000. Also on this date: 1962: A former member of the New York Giants requesting anonymity reveals that Bobby Thomson’s home run in the 1951 playoffs against the Brooklyn Dodgers was helped by a sign-stealing clubhouse spy. […]

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Costas eulogizes Musial

January 27, 2013 · 0 comments

Brought to you as a public service.

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With the All-Star break an extra day longer this year, the MLB Network had to find something to fill the time usually taken up with endless repeats of the same information. So they premiered Costas & Seinfeld: Who’s on First?, a deconstruction of the classic comedy routine. The Seinfeld fan will recall the two-part episode […]

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* Costas on the move

February 4, 2009 · 0 comments

Sounds like the title of one of his many TV shows. Anyways, the elfin sportscaster will be leaving HBO to plight his trough with the new MLB Network. According to the press release from MNLN, Costas “will host special original programming with an emphasis on the game’s history and its most significant figures and topics, […]

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