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BROADCASTERS

Harold Arlin became the nation's first baseball broadcaster when he called the play-by-play of the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Philadelphia Phillies game from Forbes Field on August 5, 1921 for Pittsburgh radio station KDKA.

1934
  • Radio: KQV -- Jimmy Murray; WWSW -- Walter E . Sickles
1935
  • Radio: KQV -- Pat Patterson; WWSW -- unknown
1936
  • Radio: KQV -- Tony Wakeman; WJAS -- Regis Welsh; WWSW -- Jack Craddock
1937
  • Radio: KQV -- Jimmy Dudley; WJAS -- Rosey Rowswell; WWSW -- Claude Haring
1938-1939
  • Radio: KDKA and WWSW -- Rosey Rowswell
1940-1941
  • Radio: KDKA and WWSW -- Rosey Rowswell, Jack Craddock
1942-1947
  • Radio: WWSW -- Rosey Rowswell, Jack Craddock
1948-1952
  • Radio: WWSW -- Rosey Rowswell, Bob Prince
1953
  • Radio: WWSW -- Rosey Rowswell, Bob Prince
  • TV: WENS-TV -- Rosey Rowswell, Bob Prince (four games on experimental basis)
1954
  • Radio: WWSW -- Rosey Rowswell, Bob Prince
  • TV: WENS-TV -- Rosey Rowswell, Bob Prince
1955
  • Radio: WWSW -- Bob Prince, Dick Bingham
  • TV: WENS-TV - Bob Prince
1956
  • Radio: WWSW -- Bob Prince, Dick Bingham, Joe Tucker
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Dick Bingham
1957
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Dick Bingham, Paul Long
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince
1958
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Paul Long
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince
1959-1962
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Paul Long
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods
1963
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Claude Haring
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Claude Haring
1964
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Claude Haring
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods
1965
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Don Hoak
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods
1966
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Don Hoak
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Don Hoak
1967-1969
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Nellie King
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Nellie King
1970
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Gene Osborn, Nellie King
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Gene Osborn, Nellie King
1971
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Nellie King
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Nellie King (joined by a various third announcer in road cities)
1972
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Nellie King
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Nellie King, John Fitzpatrick
1973-1975
  • Radio: KDKA -- Bob Prince, Nellie King
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Bob Prince, Nellie King
1976-1978
  • Radio: KDKA -- Milo Hamilton, Lanny Frattare
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Milo Hamilton, Lanny Frattare
1979
  • Radio: KDKA -- Milo Hamilton, Lanny Frattare
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Milo Hamilton, Lanny Frattare, Nellie Briles
1980
  • Radio: KDKA -- Dave Martin, Lanny Frattare
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Dave Martin, Lanny Frattare, Nellie Briles
1981
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Lanny Frattare, John Sanders, Jim Rooker
  • Cable: Action-TV -- Bob Prince, Ray Scott (only one game was televised)
1982
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Lanny Frattare, John Sanders, Jim Rooker
  • Cable: Action-TV -- Bob Prince, Steve Blass, Dave Giusti
1983
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Lanny Frattare, John Sanders, Jim Rooker
  • Cable: TCS-TCI -- Bob Prince, Steve Blass, Willie Stargell
1984
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Lanny Frattare, John Sanders, Jim Rooker
  • Cable: Home Sports Entertainment -- Bob Prince, Steve Blass, Willie Stargell
1985
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Bob Prince, Jim Rooker (Prince broadcast only three radio games)
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Lanny Frattare, John Sanders, Jim Rooker
1986
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- John Sanders, Alan Cutler, Steve Blass
  • Cable: Pirates Cable Network/KBL -- Mike Lange, Steve Blass, Greg Brown
1987
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- John Sanders, Steve Blass
  • Cable: KBL -- Mike Lange, Steve Blass
1988-1989
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker, John Sanders, Steve Blass
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker, John Sanders, Steve Blass
  • Cable: KBL -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker, John Sanders, Steve Blass
1990-1993
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker, Kent Derdivanis, Steve Blass
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker, Kent Derdivanis, Steve Blass
  • Cable: KBL -- Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker, Kent Derdivanis, Steve Blass
1994
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • TV: KDKA-TV -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • Cable: KBL -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
1995
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • TV: WPXI-TV -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • Cable: KBL -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
1996
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • TV: WPXI-TV -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • Cable: Prime Sports -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
1997
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • TV: WPGH-TV, WPTT-TV -- Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • Cable: Fox Sports Pittsburgh -- Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
1998-1999
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • TV: WPGH-TV, WPTT-TV -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • Cable: Fox Sports Pittsburgh -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
2000
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • TV: WCWB-TV -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • Cable: Fox Sports Net -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
2001-2002
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • TV: WCWB-TV -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • Cable: Fox Sports Pittsburgh -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
2003
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • TV: Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
2004
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
  • TV: Fox Sports Net -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk
2005
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
  • TV: Fox Sports Net -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
2006
  • Radio: KDKA -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
  • TV: Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
2007-2008
  • Radio: WPGB -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
  • TV: Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh -- Lanny Frattare, Greg Brown, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
2009-2010
  • Radio: WPGB -- Greg Brown, Tim Neverett, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
  • TV: FSN -- Greg Brown, Tim Neverett, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
2011
  • Radio: WPGB -- Greg Brown, Tim Neverett, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
  • TV: ROOT Sports -- Greg Brown, Tim Neverett, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
2012-2015
  • Radio: 93 .7 The Fan -- Greg Brown, Tim Neverett, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
  • TV: ROOT Sports -- Greg Brown, Tim Neverett, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
2016-2017
  • Radio: 93 .7 The Fan -- Greg Brown, Joe Block, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
  • TV: ROOT Sports -- Greg Brown, Joe Block, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
2018-2019
  • Radio: 93 .7 The Fan -- Greg Brown, Joe Block, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
  • TV: AT&T Sports Net -- Greg Brown, Joe Block, Steve Blass, Bob Walk, John Wehner
2020
  • Radio: 93 .7 The Fan -- Greg Brown, Joe Block, Bob Walk, John Wehner, Matt Capps, Michael McKenry, Kevin Young
  • TV: AT&T Sports Net -- Greg Brown, Joe Block, Bob Walk, John Wehner, Matt Capps, Michael McKenry, Kevin Young

The Pirates wish to thank John Mehno and Tim DeBacco for their work on the All-Time Broadcasting List.