‘Sunday Night Baseball’s Joe Morgan, Jon Miller Set To Be Replaced By ESPN

November 9th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
mileNov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The next 2011 season of ESPN’s ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ would not have Jon Miller and Joe Morgan as its announcers after the network has taken the decision to replace them with new voices. For the past 21 seasons, all the ardent fans of ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ have got used to the voices of the legendary announcers who have over the years become synonymous with the program. Although who would be replacing the duo of announcers has not been divulged as yet, ESPN network officials have confirmed that Joe Morgan and Jon Miller would not be associated with the upcoming edition of the show.

A statement that was released by Norby Williamson, the executive vice-president of ESPN read that both Joe Morgan and Jon Miller have played a significant role in ensuring the success of ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ while adding that the network owes them deepest thanks for their outstanding body of work. Moreover, the ESPN executive vice-president went on to say that over the last twenty years, Joe Miller has emerged as the one of top analysts of the game while Joe Morgan’s outstanding knowledge of the game and voice has won him fans everywhere.

Since ESPN has announced that Joe Morgan and Jon Miller would not be returning for a new season, speculations have been ripe about who would be succeeding the stalwart announcers. According to reports, Canadian sportscaster Dan Shulman is one of the frontrunner to take over as the play-by-play voice of ‘Sunday Night Baseball’. At the same time, rumors are abuzz that former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Orel Hershiser might replace Joe Morgan as the lead analyst.

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