Joe Castiglione – Ford Frick Finalist
Joe Castiglione, the voice of the Boston Red Sox has been named as a finalist for the 2014 Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
Joe Castiglione has been broadcasting major league baseball games for 33 years, the last 30 years for the Boston Red Sox. You can hear Joe's call of the Red Sox playoff games beginning this afternoon with the Red Sox playing host to the Tampa Bay Rays, with the pregame starting at 2:20 and first pitch at 3:07 on WDEA AM 1370..
The 10 finalists for the 2014 Frick Award are: Joe Castiglione, Jacques Doucet, Ken Harrelson, Bill King, Duane Kuiper, Eric Nadel, Eduardo Ortega, Mike Shannon, Dewayne Staats and Pete Van Wieren. The winner of the 2014 Frick Award will be announced on December 11 at the Baseball Winter Meetings and will be honored during the July 26 Awards Presentation as part of Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 in Cooperstown.