NEW YORK (AP) – Former ABC baseball commentator Al Michaels has been named the Ford C. Frick Award for Broadcasting the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Michaels, 76, will be honored during the Hall of Fame induction weekend in July.
Michaels became a leading broadcaster on ABC’s “Monday Night Baseball” broadcasts in 1983. He was at the fair when an earthquake struck San Francisco’s Candlestick Park in 1989.
Michaels also worked games for the Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants.