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Born to the Booth
Steve Wulf
November 02, 1992
Holy cow! The example set by the Carays and—yes!—the Alberts is being followed by other gabby clans as sports broadcasting becomes, more and more, a family business
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November 02, 1992

Born To The Booth

Holy cow! The example set by the Carays and—yes!—the Alberts is being followed by other gabby clans as sports broadcasting becomes, more and more, a family business

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SKIP: This is something, huh?

HARRY: It certainly is. This is the thrill of my life.... If the good Lord said to me right now, "Harry, this is your last moment on earth," I'd die a happy man.

SKIP: We don't want that to happen. Chip, what are the pitching matchups for today's game?

CHIP: Well, the Braves will have their big lefthander, Tom Glavine, going today against the Cubs' Shawn Boskie.

HARRY: That's all?

SKIP: That's it.

Then all three laughed in unison.

The Alberts

Al Albert is complaining. "After a while, you get tired of the questions. 'How's Marv doing?' 'What's Marv really like?' 'How much money does Marv make?' Finally, I say, 'Dad, I don't know.' "

Welcome to the Catskills of sportscasting.

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