Best Sports Announcers

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The Top Ten

Keith Jackson
a gentleman, a scholar, and a voice for college athletes.
He was the beral Ives of college football. I miss that voice on Saturdays, the oldy but goody. I am lucky to have enjoyed my youth listing and enjoying the voice of Keith Jackson. Thank you for your professionalism and all your efforts to make Saturday's an enjoyable day watching college football. Wishing you all the best πŸ‘πŸˆand thank you for all you have done. Miss that voice whoo belie! 🏈🏈🏈🏈

2Vin Scully
called 4 perfect games great drawing card nuff said
Let's not forget Game 6 of the '86 World series
It will be a sad day when mr Scully retires.
Nobody comes close to Vinny.

3Marv Albert
He has a good partner, Rich Gannon for football.
Very knowledgable and brings excitement to the game, especially in the NBA.

4Al Michaels
Articulate and very prepared

5A. Lennart Julin

6Pat Summerall
The only reason John Madden has a job is because he was part of the greatest tandem in announcing history with Pat Summeral
Pat Summerall is precise, accurate and always on point, besides that he's a great guy. We love you man!

7Hawk Harrelson
The best, goofiest, most passionate announcer the White Sox and major league baseball has ev seen
YESS! No one better. Very passionate about his team


This debat is OVAH! Hawks number 1!


8Jack Buck

9Curt Gowdy
It wasn't a real football or baseball game unless Gowdy was announcing!


10Howard Cosell

The Contenders

11JIm Nantz

12Gus Johnson
He screams of excitement! He's the best announcer in America in my opinion. He is one of the best football announcers. I have him as my top favorite sports announcer.

13Brent Musburger

14Harry Kalas
And that ball is outta here! Michael Jack Schmidt!


How can HK not be in the top 10?!

15Jerry Lawler

16Ernie Harwell

17Harry Carey
No other announcer so loved the fans and the Cubs as Harry Carey did...

18Joe Buck
just listen to the mans voice, ahhhhhh so dreamy


19Terry Bradshaw

20Jim Ross
"As God as my witness, he is broken in half. " Nobody has as much passion as good ole' Jim JR Ross

21Bob Costas

22Dick Enberg
A very descent football announcer and baseball announcer.

23Johnny Most
"And the other Lord Fauntlory comes on the field." Most is a CLASSIC announcer! So passionate about the Celts and the most sarcastic s.o.b. I've heard from a sports announcer.


havlicek stole the ball it's all over

24Michael Kay

25Gary Thorne
This guy made every game great. Just amazing

26Thom Brenneman

27Frank Gifford

28Greg Gumbel

29Kevin Harlan

30Ray Warren

31Gary Cohen

32Cris Collinsworth
He is better than a lot above.

33Bob Uecker
The best radio announcer ever. He's very funny too. He was clowning around the outfield by catching flyballs with his tuba and then all of a sudden he starts denting the tuba and he gets a fine for it and he's like, not all of it. He's one funny guy and one of the most funniest announcers in sports.

34Cory Provus
I really loved it when Cory Provus called Brewer games alongside Uecker. I miss him.

35Mike "Doc" Emrick
You haven't watched an exciting hockey game if Doc wasn't announcing it. Its like every player he talks about has a section of docs brain dedicated to him. He knows that much about the sport and the players.
The best hockey announcer, period!

36Steve Tasker

37Clark Kellogg

38Charles Davis
One of the best college football analysts.

39Verne Lundquist

40Victor Rojas

41Lindsay Nelson
Classic voice/great delivery. Knowledgeable. Added excitement to every game.

42Martin Tyler

43Wayne Larrivee
One of the best radio football announcers. I enjoy "And there is your dagger! " I met him once.

44Larry McCarren
One of the best radio analysts. He calls Joe Buck and Troy Aikman, Bert and Ernie, which is pretty funny.

45John Madden

46Joe Block
He's pretty good with Bob Uecker. Uecker would crack Provus up.

47Gary Danielson

48Tom Hammond
I have no idea and I don't understand why he gave up Notre Dame duties.

49Johnny Miller

50Nick Faldo
The best golf analyst, period.

51Chris Berman

52Ron Pitts

53Dick Stockton

54Eddie Olczyk

55Brad Nessler

56Kenny Albert
He and Marv are two good combinations of sports announcers; he and his dad both call NFL games.

57Daryl Johnston

58Tony Siragusa

59Brian Billick

60John Lynch

61Kevin Burkhardt

62Chris Myers
One of the best football play-by-play announcers for Fox Sports. I really love the pairing of Chris Myers and Tim Ryan, it just goes together. I think Chris Myers should call more Packer games to his resume.

63Sam Rosen

64Ian Eagle (The Bird)
One of the best announcers for CBS, makes the game exciting.

65Bill Macatee

66Don Criqui
Hands down, Criqui was the best announcer for CBS. Too bad he's retired now.

67Craig Bolerjack

68Dan Dierdorf

69Sean McDonough

70Mike Tirico
I first thought that he was boring on MNF, but then I have decided to keep him as a favor.

71Tom McCarthy
One of the best announcers for the Phillies without Harry Kalas.

72Bob Papa

73Greg Papa
Greg and Bob Papa are not related to each other.
Greg is #1 in the bay area

74Curt Menefee
One of the best studio hosts for Fox.

75James Brown
The best studio host for CBS.

76Mario Impemba

77Don Orsillo

78Dave Sims

79Matt "Money" Smith

80Kevin Kugler

81Tim Ryan
I really love watching the pairing of Chris Myers and Tim Ryan. It just makes the game exciting.

82Bill Raftery

83Josh Lewin

84Harold Reynolds

85Phil Simms

86Randy Cross

87Dan Fouts

88Rich Gannon

89Solomon Wilcots

90Bob Trumpy

91Darrel Waltrip
One of the best announcers for motorsports. BOOGITY, BOOGITY, BOOGITY! Let's go racing boys!

92Mike Joy
One of the best announcers for NASCAR.

93Rich Waltz

94Larry McReynolds

95Ian Baker-Finch

96Spero Dedes

97Peter Kostis

98Matt Vasgersian

99Chris Rose

100Mike Breen

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This list was created 7 years, 107 days ago and has been voted on over 400 times. This top ten list contains 204 items.

Updated Friday, December 19, 2014

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