Brian Anderson, who is currently doing play-by-play for the TBS coverage of Game 5 of the ALDS between the Rays and the Yankees, is not terrible.
He’s just not worth paying attention to. Yet he’s considered to be a star for Turner Sports and in baseball in general. His regular gig is doing TV for the Milwaukee Brewers, and he’s won awards. He also calls both college basketball and NBA games.
He has a good voice. It’s inoffensive, with a nice tone, and he enunciates well. It’s just bland. It’s the prototypical sports announcer voice. I couldn’t pick him out of a audio lineup from any of a dozen of his colleagues.(more…)