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He’s No David Bataller, That’s For Sure

This is just sad.  I really hope this is the Ball State University TV station and not one of the esteemed Muncie networks.  This guy is simply a mess.  Seriously, he just should’ve fainted and this would just be another one of those newscaster fainting clips on youtube.  Instead, he earns the title of Worst Sportscaster Ever, and for good reason.  The highlight, for lack of a better word, comes during the Indiana Pacers highlights.  He drops such gems as “Stephen Jacksons to David uh,” “Reggie Miller’s lookin good,” and then on a play by the Nets, he kicks up the excitement and comes with “HE SHOOTS THE THREE…AND IT’S GOOD!” Wrong team, B-Coll, and it wasn’t even a three, though it really doesn’t matter at this point.  BUT, what would follow is probably going to be the apex of his sportscasting career.  Jeff Foster grabs an offensive rebound and kicks to an open Fred Jones who knocks down a three.  Brian “Boomer” Collins drops this beauty: “later gets the rebound, passes it to the man, and BOOM goes the dynamite.”  Seriously, you know that was the one gem he had all queued up and ready to go.  He’s definitely gonna be telling his grandkids about that one.  Can we get a Real Men of Genius for this guy?  Here’s to you Mister Worst Sportscaster Ever…