Bob Carpenter (sportscaster)
Carpenter in 2011.
|Sports commentary career|
Bob Carpenter has been the Washington Nationals TV broadcaster since 2006.
Carpenter served two stints calling television broadcasts for the St. Louis Cardinals, and also spent 16 seasons as a baseball announcer with ESPN, 18 seasons overall with the network, also covering college baseball, basketball and football and minor league baseball in addition to the major leagues. He also served as a team broadcaster for the New York Mets, Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers. Carpenter called games for the Tulsa Roughnecks, a major league soccer team, during NASL years.
Carpenter has developed his own scorebook, which is now used by many major and minor league announcers.
He also called NCAA Basketball on CBS as well as college football and basketball games for USA Sports. In addition to baseball and college sports, Carpenter called tennis and golf tournaments for USA.
Carpenter is a two-time St. Louis-area Emmy Award winner for his coverage of the Cardinals, and has been nominated for 6 Emmys overall; 1 in New York (Mets '92), 4 in St. Louis and 1 in the Washington/Baltimore region (Nationals '08).
Carpenter also contributes weekly reports to Tulsa-area sports radio station KYAL 97.1 The Sports Animal. He has handled TV play-by-play for University of Oklahoma Basketball since 2002 and in 2012 added Oral Roberts University basketball to his off-season work.
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