Costas in 2016
Costas and Jill Sutton at the 2014 Miami International Film Festival
Morgan with the Cincinnati Reds in 1977
Morgan at bat for the Giants in 1981.
Morgan in the Baseball Hall of Fame parade in 2011.

After retiring as an active player, Morgan became a baseball broadcaster for the Reds, Giants, ABC, and ESPN, as well as a stint in the mid-to-late '90s on NBC's post-season telecasts, teamed with Bob Costas and Bob Uecker.

- Joe Morgan

For baseball telecasts, Costas teamed with Sal Bando (1982), Tony Kubek (from 1983 to 1989), and Joe Morgan and Bob Uecker (from 1994 to 2000).

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Costas in 2016

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The Baseball Network

American short-lived television broadcasting joint venture between ABC, NBC and Major League Baseball .

American short-lived television broadcasting joint venture between ABC, NBC and Major League Baseball .

The Baseball Network title card
The list of dates for Baseball Night in America on ABC and NBC respectively for the 1994   and 1995  seasons.

The NBC broadcast team consisted of Bob Costas on play-by-play, with Joe Morgan and Bob Uecker as analysts.

Michaels at FedExField in September 2017

Al Michaels

American television sportscaster currently working as the play-by-play announcer for Thursday Night Football on Prime Video and in an emeritus role for NBC Sports.

American television sportscaster currently working as the play-by-play announcer for Thursday Night Football on Prime Video and in an emeritus role for NBC Sports.

Michaels at FedExField in September 2017

Michaels joined Gary Thorne and Joe Morgan, whom he worked with on ABC's 1989 World Series coverage and served as ABC's #2 baseball team behind Michaels, Jim Palmer and Tim McCarver in 1989, for a game at Dodger Stadium between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds.

Michaels however, would soon follow this up by saying "By the way, if you're wondering about Games 2 and 3, I can't tell you exactly where you can see them, but here's a hint: Last night, Bob Costas, Bob Uecker, and Joe Morgan [NBC's broadcast crew] were spotted in Underground Atlanta."

1997 World Series

The championship series of Major League Baseball's 1997 season.

The championship series of Major League Baseball's 1997 season.

Midway through Game 2, "surprise guest" Joe DiMaggio joined NBC's Bob Costas, Joe Morgan and Bob Uecker in the television booth.

Comparing and contrasting CBS' ratings for the Game of the Week for 1992–1993 with Fox's ratings since 1996.

Major League Baseball Game of the Week

De facto title for nationally televised coverage of regular season Major League Baseball games.

De facto title for nationally televised coverage of regular season Major League Baseball games.

Comparing and contrasting CBS' ratings for the Game of the Week for 1992–1993 with Fox's ratings since 1996.

To add insult to injury, NBC fired Harmon in in favor of Bob Costas.

Joe Morgan (1986–1987)

Uecker before game 1 of the 2011 National League Division Series

Bob Uecker

American former Major League Baseball (MLB) player and current sportscaster, comedian, and actor.

American former Major League Baseball (MLB) player and current sportscaster, comedian, and actor.

Uecker before game 1 of the 2011 National League Division Series
Uecker with the Braves in 1962
Uecker at Miller Park, 2011
The Uecker seats

For several years he also served as a color commentator for network television broadcasts of Major League Baseball, helping call games for ABC in the 1970s and early '80s and NBC (teaming with Bob Costas and Joe Morgan) in the 1990s.

ESPN Major League Baseball

Presentation of Major League Baseball on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+.

Presentation of Major League Baseball on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+.

Former ESPN Major League Baseball logo, used from 2006 to 2011.
Previous logo used from 2012 to 2017.

ESPN was also the broadcaster of the final game at the original Yankee Stadium as a part of Sunday Night Baseball with Jon Miller and Hall of Famer Joe Morgan.

In 1999, NBC's Bob Costas teamed with Joe Morgan to call two weekday night telecasts for ESPN.