Monday Night Baseball (1976–1988)

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In 1976, ABC Sports took over Monday Night Baseball from rival NBC. The schedule usually consisted of about eighteen telecasts, usually with two games airing simultaneously on a regional ... See full summary »

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1988 | 1978 | 1976
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Frank Duffy ...
 Himself - Boston Red Sox Third Baseman / ... (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Dwight Evans ...
 Himself - Boston Red Sox First Baseman / ... (2 episodes, 1978-1988)
Jim Rice ...
 Himself - Boston Red Sox Designated Hitter / ... (2 episodes, 1978-1988)
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In 1976, ABC Sports took over Monday Night Baseball from rival NBC. The schedule usually consisted of about eighteen telecasts, usually with two games airing simultaneously on a regional basis. Like Monday Night Football, they had a three-man booth. The original main booth consisted of Bob Prince, Bob Uecker, and Warner Wolf. However, Keith Jackson, Howard Cosell, and guest analyst Reggie Jackson replaced them for the 1976 ALCS. Wolf joined then Cincinnati Reds announcer Al Michaels and guest analyst Tom Seaver for the NLCS. ABC alternated with NBC coverage of the All Star Game, League Championship Series, and World Series. In even numbered years, ABC televised the All Star Game and the two League Championship Series; in odd numbered years, the World Series. Memorable post season moments on ABC included Chris Chambliss' pennant-clinching home run in 1976, Reggie Jackson's three-home run game in the 1977 World Series, the Red Sox' miracle comeback in the 1986 ALCS, and the earthquake ... Written by Dave Sullivan

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