Tim McCarver

Tim McCarver
Birthdate 10/16/1941
Death Date
Debut Year 1959
Year of Induction
Teams Cardinals, Expos, Phillies, Red Sox
Positions Announcer, Catcher, Ford C. Frick Award Recipient

Two-time World Series champion & All Star catcher Tim McCarver became an Emmy-winning broadcaster and Ford C. Frick Award recipient.

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Through his love of baseball Tim McCarver reached the top of two professions

Through his love of baseball Tim McCarver reached the top of two professions

Tim McCarver was a standout linebacker in high school so skilled and fierce that Notre Dame recruited him. After his senior year he instead signed with the St. Louis Cardinals, beginning a professional baseball playing career that lasted more than 20 years. McCarver’s first pro game featured f
McCarver was included in the historic Curt Flood trade that helped change baseball

McCarver was included in the historic Curt Flood trade that helped change baseball

Tim McCarver was involved in one of the most consequential trades in baseball history. In October of ’69, McCarver was dealt to the Philadelphia Phillies in a 9-player exchange. Wanting to acquire a middle-of-the-order bat, St. Louis GM Bing Devine eyed Philadelphia slugger Dick Allen. The cos

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