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Best Play-by-Play Announcer Houston 2006 - Milo Hamilton

For a true baseball fan, it's not just the image of the triple play or the stolen base that makes it memorable; it's also the sound of the announcer's voice. For 21 years, Milo Hamilton has led fans through the Houston Astros' regular-season bumbles and postseason heroics with his velvet timbre. Who can forget last year's 18-inning, NLDS Game Four against the Atlanta Braves, when Chris Burke nailed the game-winning home run? Nothing could encapsulate the moment like Hamilton's "Iiiiiit's gone! Iiiit's gone! It's gone, Chris Burke! Holy Toledo, what a way to finish!" And somehow it didn't sink in that the 'Stros were headed for it all until Hamilton announced "Your Houston Astros are going to the World Series!" With the team changing and Hamilton scaling back his duties, we might never again hear such a call. So we'll say it now: Holy Toledo, Milo, we love you, man.
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George Broze
George Broze

I have never liked Hamilton - neither his bombastic homerism nor his insecure egotism. (He knows this about me.) He's in the Hall of Fame, so why can't he retire already?

Jimmy Beach
Jimmy Beach

I was running a little late getting home from a horrible golf outing yesterday , so I turned on the XM radio to hear the 1st inning of my beloved Bucs and Asros until I could get home as fast as I could, I'm not sure who the commetators was but one guy sounded pretty old and all you guys did was bash my Buccos , you even called them the out house of baseball , so let me ask you , how does it feel to lose to the out house ??? GO BUCS !!!!

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