List of Home Run Derby broadcasters: Wikis

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The following is a list of the American radio and television networks and announcers that have broadcast the Home Run Derby over the years.

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Television

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2000s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Venue/Host team Field reporter(s) Studio host Studio analyst(s)
2009 ESPN[1] Chris Berman Joe Morgan and Steve Phillips Busch Stadium, St. Louis Cardinals Erin Andrews Karl Ravech John Kruk, Eduardo Perez, and Chris Singleton
2008 ESPN[2] Chris Berman Joe Morgan and Steve Phillips Yankee Stadium, New York Yankees Erin Andrews Karl Ravech Peter Gammons, John Kruk, and Rick Reilly
2007[3] ESPN[4] Chris Berman Joe Morgan and Dusty Baker AT&T Park, San Francisco Giants Erin Andrews, Peter Gammons, and Kenny Mayne Karl Ravech John Kruk and Steve Phillips
2006[5] ESPN[6] Chris Berman Harold Reynolds PNC Park, Pittsburgh Pirates Bonnie Bernstein Karl Ravech John Kruk and Joe Morgan
2005[7] ESPN[8] Chris Berman Joe Morgan Comerica Park, Detroit Tigers Samantha Ryan
2004[9] ESPN[10] Chris Berman Joe Morgan Minute Maid Park, Houston Astros Samantha Ryan
2003[11] ESPN[12] Chris Berman Joe Morgan and Alex Rodriguez U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago White Sox Samantha Ryan
2002[13] ESPN[14] Chris Berman Joe Morgan and Mike Piazza Miller Park, Milwaukee Brewers
2001[15] ESPN[16] Chris Berman Joe Morgan and Mike Piazza Safeco Field, Seattle Mariners
2000[17] ESPN[18] Chris Berman Joe Morgan Turner Field, Atlanta Braves

Notes

  • Starting in 2009, three hours were devoted to the event.
  • The Derby has delivered consistent ratings for ESPN[19], and the 2008 Derby was the year's most highly rated basic cable program.[20]

1990s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Venue/Host team Field reporter(s) Pregame host Pregame analyst(s)
1999[21] ESPN[22] Chris Berman Joe Morgan and Mike Piazza Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox Stuart Scott
1998[23] ESPN[24] Chris Berman Joe Morgan and Mike Piazza Coors Field, Colorado Rockies
1993[25] ESPN[26] Chris Berman Joe Morgan Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore Orioles

Notes

  • The Derby was first nationally televised by ESPN in 1993 on a same-day delayed basis, with the first live telecast in 1998. Although two hours were initially devoted to the telecast, it hasn't been uncommon for the program to run over schedule. The 2006 through 2008 events, for example, lasted nearly three hours.

Radio

2000s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Reporter Venue/Host team Studio host
2009 ESPN Dan Shulman Dave Campbell Peter Pascarelli Busch Stadium, St. Louis Cardinals
2008 ESPN Dan Shulman Dave Campbell Peter Pascarelli Yankee Stadium, New York Yankees
2007 ESPN Dan Shulman Dave Campbell Peter Pascarelli and John Rooney AT&T Park, San Francisco Giants
2006 ESPN Dan Shulman Dave Campbell Peter Pascarelli and John Rooney PNC Park, Pittsburgh Pirates
2005 ESPN Dan Shulman Dave Campbell Comerica Park, Detroit Tigers
2004 ESPN Dan Shulman Dave Campbell Minute Maid Park, Houston Astros
2003 ESPN Dan Shulman Dave Campbell U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago White Sox
2002 ESPN Dan Shulman Dave Campbell Miller Park, Milwaukee Brewers
2001 ESPN Charley Steiner Dave Campbell Safeco Field, Seattle Mariners
2000 ESPN Charley Steiner Dave Campbell Rob Dibble Turner Field, Atlanta Braves Joe D'Ambrosio

1990s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Reporter(s) Venue/Host team
1999 ESPN Charley Steiner Kevin Kennedy Rick Sutcliffe and Rich Eisen Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox
1998 ESPN Charley Steiner Kevin Kennedy Ray Knight Coors Field, Colorado Rockies

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