Dave Scott has a nice post today about Dave O'Brien's call of ***** *****' home run on Saturday night, which I saw in real time after a glorious night of bluegrass.
Scott reports that O'Brien's intention was to call it with equanimity, given the controversy surrounding Melon Head. He achieved that goal admirably.
Dave O'Brien visits this blog from time to time, so I'd like to thank him personally for the understated, yet powerful call.
Scott also quotes O'Brien as saying that "My plan is to call a lot more [Red Sox]
games in 2008 - almost all of them. And well beyond."
Now, the bad news:
O'Brien will be doing Bonds' games for ESPN most of this week, up the coast from the OC where Poor Old Joe and Glenn House Whore Geffner will be calling the RS games on the radio.