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A detailed running commentary on an athletic contest.‘he provided play-by-play as well as interviews’[as modifier] ‘the play-by-play announcer’
- ‘He is the Spanish play-by-play announcer for the Florida Marlins.’
- ‘It takes the play-by-play nature of radio and television and converges it online.’
- ‘They boarded a bus to Midway Airport with the game in progress and listened to the play-by-play on the radio.’
- ‘When I broke in back in 1986 as a play-by-play announcer, the position was pretty rigidly defined.’
- ‘His play-by-play partner had the second-best quote of the night.’
- ‘I won't regale you with the play-by-play description of the game.’
- ‘It all starts in the press box with the play-by-play and color commentaries.’
- ‘Conner will serve as the programs' analyst, and Chris Marlowe will be the play-by-play announcer.’
- ‘And so Nick was giving us the play-by-play long distance on exactly what was going on.’
- ‘Greg filled me in with a flawless play-by-play, rescuing my scorecard from oblivion.’
- ‘His name was so prominent in the play-by-play that you started to look around for Stills and Nash.’
- ‘He is a television play-by-play broadcaster for the Twins, a position he has held for six years.’
- ‘The play-by-play guy is watching substitutions and talking to the truck as well.’
- ‘The play-by-play announcer holds a special place in our hearts.’
- ‘Officially, I was introduced to my play-by-play partner only after we went to break following the third game of the first set.’
- ‘He laughed as Dragon gave him a play-by-play detailed description of the fight.’
- ‘With the music, the microphone, the excitement, the adrenaline, and the play-by-play, the tournament was bananas.’
- ‘For play-by-play analysis I'll turn it to Aaron Gleeman, but this is how the prospects did yesterday.’
- ‘Josh Lewin is the television voice of the Texas Rangers and a play-by-play announcer for FOX's Saturday Game of the Week.’
- ‘Henrietta Niekro listened to the game and passed on the play-by-play to her husband.’
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