That person who brings the game to us, be it by TV or radio.
At minimum they simply call the action but the great ones, well they paint a picture so well that you feel as though you are there. With the advent of TV the role of announcer changed, while the viewer could now see the action for themselves the announcer enlightened us and taught us more about our game.
Chances are your favorite announcer is the one you grew up listening too. That one you heard when you snuck the radio into bed trying to catch the final moments of your favorite team’s game.
Here’s a list of the 50 best.