Tim McCarver

McCarver in 2002
McCarver in 2017
McCarver speaking upon being inducted into the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame, 2010.

American sportscaster and former professional baseball catcher.

- Tim McCarver

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Steve Carlton

American former professional baseball player.

Carlton in 1995
Carlton in 1983
Carlton (far left) with the Twins and Ronald Reagan at the White House

Tim McCarver, who had caught for Carlton in St. Louis and for Wise in Philadelphia (and who would later become Carlton's personal catcher again with the Phillies ), described the trade at the time as "a real good one for a real good one."

Atlanta Crackers

The Atlanta Crackers were Minor League Baseball teams based in Atlanta, Georgia, between 1901 and 1965.

Joe Agler in uniform for the Atlanta Crackers in 1912
Erskine Mayer

Tim McCarver, who went on to become a catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals.

1964 World Series

The 1964 World Series pitted the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals against the American League champion New York Yankees, with the Cardinals prevailing in the best of seven games.

Mike Shannon
Mel Stottlemyre
Mickey Mantle
Ken Boyer
Tim McCarver
Roger Maris (left) and Mickey Mantle (right)
Bob Gibson

Shannon's home run after a single tied the game, then after Tim McCarver doubled, Al Downing relieved Ford and allowed a two-out RBI single to Carl Warwick and a single to Curt Flood to put the Cardinals up 6–4.

1968 World Series

The championship series of Major League Baseball's 1968 season.

Program and tickets from Game 4 and 5, both played at Tiger Stadium
Bob Gibson
Norm Cash
Tim McCarver
Lou Brock
Bill Freehan
Willie Horton
Mickey Lolich

After McLain walked Roger Maris and Tim McCarver, Cardinal third baseman Mike Shannon singled in Maris and went to second base when Tiger left fielder Willie Horton misplayed the ball.

Joe Buck

American sportscaster and the son of sportscaster Jack Buck.

Buck in 2018
Joe Buck (right) with President Barack Obama and Tim McCarver (left) during the 2009 MLB All-Star Game in St. Louis
Buck and Troy Aikman in 2018
Buck in 2006

In 1996, he was named Fox's lead play-by-play voice for Major League Baseball, teaming with Tim McCarver, who had previously worked with his father on CBS.


Position for a baseball or softball player.

(C) Catcher's position behind home plate
Uni-President Lions catcher Kao Chih-kang preparing for a game
Catcher Matt Wieters blocks runner Derek Jeter from tagging home plate.
1904 US Patent for Catcher Protective Equipment
A catcher in customary squatting position (wearing a "hockey-style" mask) prepares to receive a pitch.
Vic Willis wearing an old-fashioned catcher's mask.

Tim McCarver, for Steve Carlton

Keokuk, Iowa

City in and a county seat of Lee County, Iowa, United States, along with Fort Madison.

Keokuk in 1865.
Keokuk, Iowa at bottom, with the Mississippi River, lock and dam No. 19, power plant, rail bridge and highway bridge.

Notable players included baseball pioneer Bud Fowler, 1961 Home Run Record Holder Roger Maris and Player/Announcer Tim McCarver.

Curt Flood

American professional baseball player and activist.

Flood with the Cardinals
Flood in 1957.
Cardinals general manager Bing Devine's letter to Flood, informing him that he had been traded to the Phillies.
Flood's letter to Bowie Kuhn in December 1969. Flood states, "I do not feel that I am a piece of property to be bought and sold irrespective of my wishes." He then states that the Phillies have offered him a contract, but "I believe I have the right to consider offers from other clubs before making any decisions."
The gravesite of Curt Flood.

As team co-captain (with Tim McCarver) in 1968 he had perhaps his best year, earning his third All-Star selection and finishing fourth in the MVP balloting (won by teammate Bob Gibson) on the strength of a .301 batting average and 186 base hits.

Sports Emmy Awards

The Sports Emmy Awards are presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) in recognition of excellence in American sports television programming, including sports-related series, live coverage of sporting events, and best sports announcers.

Tim McCarver

Memphis Chicks (Southern Association)

The Memphis Chicks were a Minor League Baseball team that played in the Southern Association from 1901 to 1960.

The 1921 Southern Association champion Memphis Chicks

They played their home games at Blues Stadium, which was renamed Tim McCarver Stadium in honor of Tim McCarver, a Memphis native, former Chickasaw, and major league ballplayer.