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GQ Names Don Orsillo And Jerry Remy MLB's 4th Best Broadcast Team

GQ took time away from suggesting how to build that perfect summer wardrobe and offering a recipe for the perfect home-brewed iced coffee (note: that is not criticism) to rank "The Best (and Worst) from MLB's Broadcast Booths." And NESN's team of Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy came in at No. 4:

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Remy has an arresting voice, with a thick Massachusetts accent-not the sound of your typical broadcaster-and he talks in a string of short bursts. He also has no volume control. In fact, when he first chimes in, one worries that some beer-brave Sawx fan has stumbled into the booth. It's a big personality to cram into a headset, but Orsillo makes it work by playing the straight-if bland-man, by calling a solid game, and by getting out of Remy's way, when necessary. Remy will misspeak (hilariously) on occasion, like: "Sometimes it's hard to get down that sacrifice fly," on a botched bunt attempt. But it's always in service of the game's action, and it never slows him down.

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Vin Scully was No. 1 (tough to argue with that), while the White Sox' duo of Ken "Hawk" Harrelson and Steve Stone earned the dubious title of Worst MLB Broadcast Booth.

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(via Over The Monster)