Amid the storylines in this year's World Series — Carlos Beltran's first time here, which team can win its third Series in the last 10 years — is one up in the broadcast booth. Fox' Tim McCarver is calling his 24th and final World Series.
Love him or hate him, and there certainly people in both camps, McCarver and the World Series have been linked for a long time. He had his first color-commentator gig at the World Series in 1985, and he's been around for big moments ever since: The earthquake in 1989, Joe Carter's homer in 1993, the Arizona Diamondbacks' thrilling win in 2001. McCarver announced earlier this year that he'd be retiring after 2013's season winded down.
As we prepare to hear McCarver call the World Series again — Game 1 begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on Fox — MLB Productions put together the above video retrospective honoring McCarver's contributions to the World Series.
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