Whenever you flip on a baseball game that you have no personal attachment to, there are always a few criteria you evaluate before deciding if the game is worth watching. Does your team have any stake in the game? Is there an intriguing storyline that could be developing? Is it a close game in late innings? Who is announcing?
The last one can be of special importance to many. Commentators often make or break games for fans watching on TV or listening on the radio. They can liven the game and paint a vivid picture for the fan, much like Vin Scully.
Or, they can make every game sound like a funeral, like Joe Buck.
Anyways, here are 20 announcers that you really don't want to hear on TV or radio when you're watching a game.